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08/08/2017 - 9:15am

University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center ranked No. 12 in the country by U.S. News & World Report

Ranked No. 1 in Michigan and No. 12 in the country, The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center was recognized as among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2017-2018.

08/02/2017 - 1:15pm

Comprehensive sequencing program shows promise of precision medicine for advanced cancer

A new study shows just how complex metastatic cancer is and offers some clues to attacking it. The study represents one of the largest and most comprehensive efforts to examine the genetic and molecular landscape of advanced cancer.

07/20/2017 - 3:00pm

Does every cancer need immediate treatment? The case for active surveillance for low-risk cancers

Michigan Medicine experts discuss whether active surveillance could reduce overtreatment for some thyroid, prostate and breast cancers
07/13/2017 - 3:30pm

Appropriate Distress Screening and Follow Up Leads to Fewer ER Visits and Hospitalizations in Patients with Cancer, Study Finds

Following a cancer diagnosis, all patients experience some level of distress -- regardless of disease stage. When severe and left untreated, distress can have a significant impact on health outcomes, lead to greater mortality and morbidity, affect immune function, and result in higher health care expenditures.
07/12/2017 - 3:45pm

$340,000 in Cancer Research Committee grants awarded

The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center Research Committee recently awarded $340,000 in grants to faculty for cancer-related research.

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