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04/28/2016 - 12:15pm

Blood biopsy: Releasing cancer cells for better analysis

A new device developed by researchers at University of Michigan could provide a non-invasive way to monitor the progress of an advanced cancer treatment.
04/19/2016 - 10:45am

Media coverage of celebrities with breast cancer may be influencing rise in double mastectomy

An increase in women with breast cancer choosing double mastectomy may be influenced by media coverage of celebrities, a new study finds.

04/18/2016 - 3:00pm

U-M researchers take aim at cancer metastasis

Most cancer drugs today work by attacking tumor growth. Researchers at the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute, however, are taking aim at a different piece of the cancer puzzle -- preventing its ability to spread to new parts of the body, known as metastasis, which is the cause of most cancer deaths.
03/29/2016 - 10:45am

Free event highlights latest in breast cancer care, research

University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center experts will discuss breast cancer risks (and how you can reduce yours), as well as screening, treatment and research at a free Breast Cancer Summit on Saturday, April 9, at the University of Michigan North Campus Research Complex.

02/23/2016 - 4:00pm

What are the benefits and harms of cancer screening? Most guidelines don’t tell you

A new study finds most cancer screening guidelines do not clearly spell out the benefits and harms of the recommended actions.

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