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07/20/2017 - 3:00pm

Does every cancer need immediate treatment? The case for active surveillance for low-risk cancers

Michigan Medicine experts discuss whether active surveillance could reduce overtreatment for some thyroid, prostate and breast cancers
07/13/2017 - 3:30pm

Appropriate Distress Screening and Follow Up Leads to Fewer ER Visits and Hospitalizations in Patients with Cancer, Study Finds

Following a cancer diagnosis, all patients experience some level of distress -- regardless of disease stage. When severe and left untreated, distress can have a significant impact on health outcomes, lead to greater mortality and morbidity, affect immune function, and result in higher health care expenditures.
06/30/2017 - 10:30am

Immunotherapy, Gene Therapy Combination Shows Promise Against Glioblastoma

New research out of the University of Michigan supports combining two approaches to fight back against gliomas: attacking the tumor with gene therapy while enhancing the immune system’s ability to fight it, too.
06/29/2017 - 11:30am

Researchers propose new approach to identify genetic mutations in men with prostate cancer

In a new study, researchers used a patient's own cancer history rather than family history to identify genetic mutations that might influence cancer treatment and risk for family members.

06/27/2017 - 1:30pm

Grant establishes proteogenomics center at U-M

Researchers at the University of Michigan will lead one of five nationally funded centers dedicated to accelerating research into understanding the molecular basis of cancer and sharing resources with the scientific community.

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