Researchers at the University of Michigan, led by Max Wicha, M.D., have found that Avastin, Sutent increase breast cancer stem cells. This could explain the limited success of anti-angiogenesis treatments in breast cancer.
Pavan Reddy, M.D., associate professor of hematology/oncology at the U-M Medical School, was the senior researcher who discovered alpha-1-antitrypsin -- a natural enzyme -- reduces intense inflammation after bone marrow transplant.
In a new study, a program known as Spatially Invariant Vector Quantization (SIVQ) separated a malignancy from background tissue in digital slides of a type of bladder cancer whose features can vary widely and presents diagnostic challenges even for experts.
Kathleen A. Cooney, M.D. of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, led this research effort which may may provide clues on prostate cancer development and who may need earlier screening.
A new urine test can help aid early detection of and treatment decisions about prostate cancer, a study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Michigan Center for Translational Pathology finds.