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  • Expanding Cancer Research in Ethiopia Expanding Cancer Research in Ethiopia
    To understand cervical cancer in Ethiopia, U-M’s Rozek has developed a new screening and survey of women. She hopes to compare it with results from other countries in Asia and the Middle East. “The global burden of cancer is increasing at unsustainable rates, with the largest increases in low- and middle-income countries,” Rozek said. By looking at cancer around the world, she hopes to develop targeted prevention strategies and guide policy recommendations.
  • Interactive web tool shows potential impact of tobacco policies Interactive web tool shows potential impact of tobacco policies
    Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool is a simulation model and web-based tool, hosted at the U-M School of Public Health, which can help predict the potential state-by-state impact of changing policies, such as raising cigarette taxes, implementing smoke-free air laws and increasing tobacco control expenditures on deaths avoided and years of life gained.
  • Researchers Find Drug Combo Effective Against Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Researchers Find Drug Combo Effective Against Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
    In the hunt for novel treatments against an aggressive form of breast cancer, University of Michigan researchers recently combined a new protein inhibitor with a chemotherapy drug.
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