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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.

01/09/2017 - 9:45am

Nanodiscs deliver personalized cancer therapy to immune system

Researchers at the University of Michigan have had initial success in mice using nanodiscs to deliver a customized therapeutic vaccine for the treatment of colon and melanoma cancer tumors.
01/05/2017 - 10:00am

Researchers find key genetic driver for rare type of triple-negative breast cancer

By developing a new mouse model to study a poorly understood protein, researchers uncovered its link to metaplastic breast cancer, opening the door to better understanding of this challenging breast cancer subtype.

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