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    07/15/2015 - 2:45pm

    Rhim receives award from Doris Duke Foundation

    Andrew D. Rhim, M.D., assistant professor of gastroenterology, received a 2015 Clinical Scientist Development Award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to advance research on pancreatic cancer.

    06/22/2015 - 11:00am

    New tech could find tiny RNA cancer beacons in blood

    Cancerous tumors cast off tiny telltale genetic molecules known as microRNAs and a team of University of Michigan researchers has come up with an efficient way to detect them in blood.

    06/19/2015 - 10:45am

    Wicha appointed to National Cancer Advisory Board

    President Barack Obama announced his selection of Max S. Wicha, M.D., as one of five new appointees to the National Cancer Advisory Board.

    06/10/2015 - 10:30am

    ‘Genomic catastrophe’ may cause normal cells to become cancerous

    A new study suggests that fusion of one normal cell with another — as observed in inflammation, infection, and injury from carcinogens — triggers a “genomic catastrophe” that converts normal cells to cancer cells and enables tumors to form.

    06/04/2015 - 3:15pm

    Highlights from the ASCO annual meeting

    Cancer Center researchers presented on care coordination and quality of care in colorectal cancer, imaging to predict sarcoma treatment, using serial biopsies to find aggressive prostate cancer, and side effects of oral chemotherapy at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting.

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