News Archive

Date: 08/16/2012
As a key step toward providing patients with treatments based on their own DNA profiles, the University of Michigan and the International Genomics Consortium (IGC) have launched a new joint venture, Paradigm, that will help usher in an age of personalized medicine.
Date: 08/07/2012
Translational Oncology Program at the Univesity of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, led by Diane Simeone, MD, unites cancer researchers across campus to develop new treatment options for patients.
Date: 07/25/2012
Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have found that a cancer gene linked to aggressive spread of the disease promotes breast cancer stem cells. The finding implies a new way to target the behavior of these lethal cells.
Date: 07/19/2012
Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, led by Max Wicha, MD, have discovered breast cancer cells with the HER2 marker turn on a cellular pathway that makes them resistant to Herceptin over time.
Date: 07/16/2012
U-M earns a spot on national U.S. News Honor Roll for 18th straight year, comes out on top of new state ranking.
Date: 07/16/2012
A new study lead by University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers, led by lead author Bradley Zebrack, Ph.D., MSW, MPH; shows significant proportions of adolescents and young adult cancer patients are not getting their care needs met.
Date: 07/09/2012
UMSkinCheck tracks skin changes, offers skin check reminders.
Date: 06/22/2012
Dr. Lisa Newman named 'Michiganian of the Year'Written by Nicole Fawcett
Date: 06/19/2012
Combining a new targeted therapy with standard chemotherapy may help defeat pancreatic cancer, according to results presented at the American Association for Cancer Research's Pancreatic Cancer: Progress and Challenges conference.
Date: 06/12/2012
Reshma Jagsi, M.D., D.Phil., associate professor at the University of Michigan Medical School, was lead author of the study that found, after taking specialty, productivity and other factors into consideration, gender disparity still exists among doctors.