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.
University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers Maha Hussain, M.D., and Arul Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D., received two of six grant awards from the Movember-Prostate Cancer Foundation Challenge.
New laser-based tool could dramatically improve the accuracy of brain tumor surgery, researchers show
Imaging technique tells tumor tissue from normal tissue, could be used in operating room for real-time guidance of surgeryWritten by Kara Gavin; contact via email or at 734-764-2220.
A new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center found that these cells, called myeloid derived suppressor cells, provide a niche where the cancer stem cells survive.
Xofigo, a newly approved treatment for advanced prostate cancer, delivers a powerful punch of radiation directly to tumor cells that have invaded the bone.
Despite taking a tailored risk assessment tool that factors in family history and personal habits, nearly 20 percent of women did not believe their breast cancer risk, according to a new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Many of breast cancer patients will receive aggressive treatments that could have little to no effect on their survival.
Results from research at the University of Michigan indicate that if mice have healthy gastrointestinal tract, the chances of surviving high doses of chemotherapy increase.
Experts call for more support for tumor biomarker tests; fixing a vicious cycle will lead to tests that better predict treatment successWritten by Nicole Fawcett