Novel abnormalities in the FGFR gene, called FGFR fusions, were identified in a spectrum of cancers, and preliminary results with cancer cells harboring FGFR fusions suggested that some patients with these cancers may benefit from treatment with FGFR inhibitor drugs, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers are reporting." />
QVC and FFANY present U-M Cancer Center with nearly $400,000Written by Nicole Fawcett
Leaders from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center and other Big Ten universities' cancer centers will kick-off the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium on June 1 in Chicago.
Aging parents may offer health benefits to children, says University of Exeter study involving U-M researcher.
A new clinical trial is testing whether targeting treatments to a genetic anomaly can lead to better treatments for prostate cancer.
Peripherally inserted central catheters have become many clinicians' go-to for IV delivery of antibiotics, nutrition, chemotherapy, and other medications, But compared to other central venous catheters (CVCs), these commonly-used catheters (known as PICCs) more than double the risk of dangerous blood clots - especially among patients who are critically ill or who have cancer, according to a new University of Michigan Health System study.
With a focus on shared decision making between doctors and patients, more studies needed to determine how decision aids help guide choices for cancer screening.
Study finds gaps in 'decision aids' designed to help determine right cancer screening option for patients
With a focus on shared decision making between doctors and patients, more studies needed to determine how decision aids help guide choices for cancer screeningWritten by: Beata Mostafavi. Media Inquiries: 734-764-2220, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
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Author, educator and grief counselor Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D. will help health professionals in the community better understand methods to address patient and co-worker grief at an address at the University of Michigan May 23, 2013.