Researchers from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified new proteins that control the function of critical immune cell subsets called T-cells, which are responsible for a serious and often deadly side effect of lifesaving bone marrow transplants.
Adrenal cancer researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center are seeing the results of their laboratory studies translate to a clinical trial to test a potential new therapy in patients.
Ann Arbor-area residents have one last opportunity to join the movement to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays by participating in Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3), a historic study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations.
About a quarter of women experience moderate to severe pain for many years after their treatment ends. In many cases, it's a type of pain that is challenging to treat, with few or no effective options.
The University of Michigan Health System has begun offering a new urine test called Mi-Prostate Score to improve on PSA screening for prostate cancer. The test incorporates three specific markers that could indicate cancer and studies have shown that the combination is far more accurate than PSA alone.
Recent studies have suggested that an informed patient will be less likely to choose a more-extensive treatment than what the doctor recommends but a recent study by University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Cetner researchers have found that's not necessarily the case.