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10/18/2016 - 11:00am

Transcription factor can stifle breast cancer suppressing gene

A transcription factor known as Snail1 can act as a “molecular bypass” that diminishes the natural tumor suppressing action of a gene called p53 in breast cancer patients, a new study finds.

10/17/2016 - 1:45pm

U-M researchers will support new ‘liquid biopsy’ Cancer Moonshot initiative

As part of the Cancer Moonshot, representatives from government, academic, pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies are launching a new partnership in pursuit of creating an open database for liquid biopsies to potentially accelerate the development of safe and effective blood profiling diagnostic technologies for patient benefit.

10/04/2016 - 12:45pm

University of Michigan joins national effort to transform outcomes for pancreatic cancer patients

The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of 12 sites to join Precision Promise, the first large-scale precision medicine trial designed to transform outcomes for patients with pancreatic cancer.

09/27/2016 - 2:00pm

U-M Cancer Center names 4 new leaders

The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has appointed four new leaders to oversee the direction and operation of its research enterprise.

09/23/2016 - 12:00pm

Cancer stem cells: New method analyzes 10,000 cells at once

The technique could one day help screen potential cancer treatments based on an individual patient's tumor and help researchers better understand cancer stem cells.

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