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Date: 01/21/2016
A new University of Michigan study found that feeding rats a "nisin milkshake" killed 70-80 percent of head and neck tumor cells after nine weeks and extended survival, said Dr. Yvonne Kapila, a professor at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.
Date: 01/05/2016
Millendo Therapeutics, a University of Michigan startup company, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive license agreement with AstraZeneca for the worldwide development and commercialization rights to test a new compound, MLE4901, for the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome.
Date: 12/22/2015
Researchers found that only 55 percent of colorectal cancer patients who were employed at the time of diagnosis retained their jobs after treatment. Patients who had paid sick leave were nearly twice as likely to retain their jobs as those without paid sick leave.
Date: 12/15/2015
Researchers have identified potential genetic alterations in penile cancer that could pave the way for targeted treatments. The new study describes a complex landscape that could suggest potential clinical trials of targeted therapies – and potential limitations in some patients.
Date: 12/10/2015
New studies add to questions about predicting whether tamoxifen will be effective in an individual breast cancer patient.
Date: 12/03/2015
Researchers at the University of Michigan have identified a potential new approach to fertility preservation for young cancer patients that addresses concerns about beginning cancer treatment immediately and the possibility of reintroducing cancer cells during the fertility preservation process.
Date: 12/02/2015
When researchers looked at different areas within an individual rectal cancer sample, they found cases in which each area contained different genetic mutations. The findings could have significant implications for treatment recommendations.
Date: 12/01/2015
The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has appointed Bhramar Mukherjee, Ph.D., as associate director for population science research.
Date: 11/30/2015
Can any cancer cell form another tumor, or is it only select cancer stem cells that give rise to new cancer cells? The answer, a new study finds, is both.
Date: 11/20/2015
Combinations of a significant number of non-toxic chemicals, many of which can be found in plants and foods, may offer a chance to stop untreatable cancers and prevent disease relapse.