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    08/12/2014 - 10:30am

    Breast cancer research at U-M benefits from multi-platform charitable shoe sale on QVC

    QVC and FFANY presented a check for $342,143 to the Cancer Center's Breast Oncology Program, one of nine beneficiaries of the 2013 QVC Presents "FFANY Shoes on Sale" event, in which 75,000 pairs of shoes were ordered at half the manufacturer’s suggested retail price, all in the name of cancer awareness.

    08/07/2014 - 2:15pm

    Brain tumors fly under the body's radar like stealth jets, new U-M research suggests

    Like a stealth fighter jet, the coating means the cells evade detection by the early-warning immune system that should detect and kill them. The stealth approach lets the tumors hide until it’s too late for the body to defeat them.
    08/07/2014 - 9:45am

    Gut microbiome analysis improved noninvasive colorectal cancer screening

    Analysis of the gut microbiome more successfully distinguished healthy individuals from those with precancerous adenomatous polyps and those with invasive colorectal cancer compared with assessment of clinical risk factors and fecal occult blood testing, according to a new study.

    08/06/2014 - 3:30pm

    Maize and Blue Go Pink at the Somerset Collection for breast cancer research

    The second annual Maize and Blue Go Pink gala will be Aug. 21 at the Somerset Collection. The evening includes a fashion-focused live auction followed by a progressive culinary and wine experience from favorite Detroit and Ann Arbor restaurants. It all benefits breast cancer research at the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center.

    08/04/2014 - 1:30pm

    U-M researchers find protein that fuels repair of treatment-resistant cancer cells

    University of Michigan researchers have found that a particular protein -- TRIP13 -- encourages those cancer cells to repair themselves. And they have identified an existing chemical that blocks this mechanism for cell repair. And they have identified an existing chemical that blocks this mechanism for cell repair. "This is a very significant advance, because identifying the function of the protein that fuels the repair of cancer cells and having an existing chemical that blocks the process, could speed the process of moving to clinical trials," said principal investigator Nisha D'Silva, U-M professor of dentistry and associate professor of pathology.

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