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    12/10/2014 - 9:45am

    New technology improves prostate cancer biopsies

    Prostate cancer specialists at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center are refining prostate cancer diagnosis to better identify those cancers that are more likely to grow quickly and spread to other parts of the body.

    12/08/2014 - 10:30am

    Hayes elected president of American Society of Clinical Oncology

    Daniel F. Hayes, M.D., clinical director of the breast oncology program at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, was elected president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the largest and one of the most influential oncology professional societies.

    12/02/2014 - 12:15am

    Antacids linked to better survival in head and neck cancer

    Patients with head and neck cancer who used antacid medicines to control acid reflux had better overall survival, according to a new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

    11/19/2014 - 11:15am

    Study finds wide variation in quality, content of clinical cancer guidelines

    What’s the best way to treat rectal cancer? Consult any of five top clinical guidelines for rectal cancer and you will get a different answer, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

    11/18/2014 - 11:15am

    Need to encourage patients to screen for colon cancer? Try a lottery

    Patients who were told they had a 1-in-10 chance of winning $50 were more likely to complete home stool blood tests that help screen for colon cancer, according to a new study led by a researcher at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and University of Michigan. The findings appear in a special issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.

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