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.
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.
New studies add to questions about predicting whether tamoxifen will be effective in an individual breast cancer patient.
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.
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.
The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has appointed Bhramar Mukherjee, Ph.D., as associate director for population science research.
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.
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.
Kura Oncology Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company that develops therapies for cancer patients, is now trading on the NASDAQ after an initial public offering.
Patients being treated for breast cancer at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center now have a new way to help manage the overload of information and reminders that comes with cancer diagnosis, surgery, chemotherapy or radiation treatment.