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01/24/2017 - 3:00pm

Women of indigenous communities prefer self-screening for cancer-causing virus

Cervical cancer is a preventable disease if detected on time, but it remains one of the leading causes of cancer deaths among women in Latin America, particularly women of poor and indigenous communities.
01/24/2017 - 11:15am

Half of breast cancer patients experience severe side effects

Nearly half of women treated for early stage breast cancer reported at least one side effect from their treatment that was severe or very severe, a new study finds.

01/17/2017 - 10:45am

Study challenges potential pancreatic cancer target

A protein thought to fuel pancreatic cancer development plays a much more complicated role, a new study finds. PDX1 is critical for cancer growth, but blocking it may lead to more aggressive tumors.

01/11/2017 - 10:30am

U-M among nation’s cancer centers to jointly endorse updated HPV vaccine recommendations

Recognizing a critical need to improve national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus, the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has again united with each of the 69 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers in issuing a joint statement in support of recently revised recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

01/09/2017 - 4:45pm

Prostate cancer treatment rates drop, reflecting change in screening recommendations

As some national guidelines now recommend against routine prostate cancer screening, the overall rate of men receiving treatment for the disease declined 42 percent, a new study finds.

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