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2001

January 8, 2001 - NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS GRANT TO ENHANCE QUALITY OF U-M CANCER CENTER'S SURVIVOR'S ART GALLERY

January 10, 2001 - UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN'S C.S.MOTT CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL NAMED ONE OF THE 10 BEST CHILDREN'S HOSPITALS IN AMERICA BY CHILD MAGAZINE

February 6 , 2001 - LOCAL WOMAN'S VISION LEADS TO UNIQUE FAMILY OFFERING

February 28 , 2001 - EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS LINKED TO INVASIVE BREAST CANCER AND LYMPHOMA

June 6, 2001 - Prostate cancer patients go home faster but just as satisfied using new approach to surgery

June 11, 2001 - St. John Health System signs affiliation agreement with University of Michigan

June 27, 2001 - A little sun goes a long way in causing permanent skin damage, U-M expert warns

June 29, 2001 - Costs of family caregiving for elderly with cancer are significant, often forgotten

July 24, 2001 - Hospitals Join Forces to Look for "A Few Good Men" for Prostate Cancer Prevention Study

July 13, 2001 - U-M named seventh best hospital in the country by U.S. News & World Report

August 16, 2001 - U-M Cancer Center Named as Beneficiary of Eighth Annual QVC Presents "FFANY Shoes on Sale"

August 16, 2001 - U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center receives $26 million grant and 'outstanding' rating from National Cancer Institute

August 22, 2001 - U-M scientists reveal prostate cancer's molecular fingerprint

August 29, 2001 - New director named for U-M breast cancer program

October 2, 2001 - Chemotherapy gets personal for cancer patients

November 27, 2001 - Aspirin not a cost effective substitute for colorectal cancer screening, study finds

November 15, 2001 - New treatment option for pancreatic cancer shows early promise

December 4, 2001 - NCI Releases New Report on Nation's Progress Against Cancer

2001 Publications

Michigan Oncology Journal Summer, 2001

Progress, Spring, 2001

Progress, Summer, 2001

 

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2002

January 25, 2002 - Melanoma web sites give incomplete or wrong information, study finds

February 12, 2002 - Robert Urich to donate winnings from "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" to U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center sarcoma fund

March 28, 2002 - Celebrate The 3rd Annual "Remarkable Woman" luncheon with Florine Mark

April 2, 2002 - U-M scientists find new genetic marker for prostate cancer

April 8, 2002 - An early warning system for dangerous breast cancer?

April 16, 2002 - Statement on the loss of Robert Urich

May 22, 2002 - Merajver presented with two awards for leadership

May 23, 2002 - University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center Named Medical Sponsor of the Avon Breast Cancer 3-Day Michigan

May 23, 2002 - Munson joins U-M Cancer Center Network

May 29, 2002 - Regents approve Castle and Weiss as associate provosts

May 30, 2002 - Cancer Survivors' Day celebrates the healing power of music

May 31, 2002 - U-M study finds new target in war against graft-versus-host disease

June 13, 2002 - U-M football coach Carr teams up with fans to benefit cancer fund

July 9, 2002 - UMHS unveils first combination PET/CT scanner in Michigan

July 12, 2002 - U-M Health System shines as one of nation's top 10 hospitals: Cancer Center is also in the top 10!

August 6, 2002 - New predictive marker found for prostate and colon cancer

August 15, 2002 - U-M Cancer Center receives $14M grant from National Cancer Institute for head and neck cancer research

August 19, 2002 - Cancer revealed: U-M, Van Andel establish cancer-imaging center

September 1, 2002 - The Quest for the Best Cure

September 6, 2002 - Laboratory study explains clinical promise of anti-angiogenesis cancer drug

September 18, 2002 - Looking at lungs:New national study will test ways of finding lung cancer early

September 19, 2002 - Cancer center begins lung screening trial

October 1, 2002 - Lynne Cheney to speak Oct. 4 at joint fundraiser for Make-A-Wish and U-M Cancer Center

October 3, 2002 - The big freeze: Using cryosurgery to kill breast cancer

October 3, 2002 - Spreading the word about sarcoma: University of Michigan Cancer Center & chef Emeril Lagasse team up to help fight rare cancer that killed actor Robert Urich

October 9, 2002 - A red flag for lethal prostate cancer

October 16, 2002 - New Director named for University of Michigan Breast Care Center

October 17, 2002 - Genetic mutation, most common in Ashkenazi Jewish population, more than doubles risk of colorectal cancer

November 4, 2002 - New guidelines help lung cancer patients make informed treatment decisions

December 5, 2002 - NCI funds U-M research on targeted anti-cancer therapies

December 19, 2002 - U-M Health System welcomes strong support from FDA panel of cancer treatment developed at UMHS

December 24, 2002 - "Stranger in the Woods" author treated successfully for skin cancer at U-M Books, videos to be given to kids getting chemotherapy during holiday week

December 31, 2002 - In this new year, smokers and ex-smokers can resolve to help science battle lung cancer

 


2002 Publications

Progress Spring, 2002

Progress Fall, 2002

Progress Winter, 2002

 

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2003

January 21, 2003 - Study shows early detection procedure can help more melanoma patients than previously thought

February 24, 2003 - U-M scientists find "stem cells" in human breast cancer

April 3, 2003 - "Early warning" procedure helps more melanoma patients than ever beat their cancer

April 24, 2003 - Michigan's first Bone Marrow Transplant Awareness Day inspired by U-M cancer patient's lifesaving treatment

May 14 , 2003 - U-M scientists trigger new hair growth in mice

June 2 , 2003 - U-M scientists zero in on pancreatic cancer genes in most comprehensive and accurate study to date

June 17 , 2003 - Scientists find protein that controls prostate cancer's spread

June 19 , 2003 - Berkley man fights cancer by competing in Ironman race

June 30, 2003 - FDA Approves BEXXAR therapy developed at U-M Cancer Center for treatment of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

July 1, 2003 - U-M researchers seek answers for African-Americans at risk for prostate cancer

July 17, 2003 - U-M Health System one of nation's 10 best hospitals, says U.S. News & World Report

August 11, 2003 - Douglas W. Blayney, M.D. named Medical Director, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center

August 28, 2003 - Laurence Baker, D.O., chosen Chair-elect of the Southwest Oncology Group

August 28, 2003 - Uncovering the truth about life and sex after prostate cancer

September 9, 2003 - Already linked to prostate cancer, a telltale protein now appears crucial to breast cancer, too

September 10, 2003 - Drug developed for rare disease may help millions more as treatment for cancer, autoimmune diseases

September 12, 2003 - Medicare will cover treatment with Bexxar, a life-saving cancer drug invented at U-M

September 15, 2003 - Wolf receives Presidential Citation from the American Academy of Otolaryngology

October 7, 2003 - Knowing your risk: Genetic counseling for breast cancer

October 22, 2003 - UMHS researchers find clues to growing new jawbones in cancer patients after radiation therapy

October 23, 2003 - Valerie Castle, M.D. to receive RARE award for Healthcare Excellence

December 3, 2003 - Freezing technique kills majority of small malignant breast cancers, U-M Cancer Center team reports

December 4, 2003 - U-M study: Second opinion from major cancer center leads to more breast cancer detection, treatment changes

December 4, 2003 - CT scans accurately find cancers & other problems in urinary systems of high-risk patients, U-M team says

December 4, 2003 - Computer-assisted breast imaging systems may help find cancers, tell them from benign growths

December 29, 2003 - Surviving Childhood Leukemia

December 29, 2003 - Online bladder cancer information often outdated

 

2003 Publications

Summer, 2003

Fall, 2003

Progress, Winter, 2003

 

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