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04/11/2018 - 12:15am

With $150M gift, Rogels will help U-M Cancer Center transform cancer research, care

Richard and Susan Rogel are on a mission to boost innovative cancer research and develop the next generation of cancer pioneers -- and they are committing $150 million to the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center to realize that vision.
04/10/2018 - 3:30pm

Rogel Cancer Center at the American Assocation for Cancer Research's Annual Meeting

Researchers from the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center will attend the American Assocation for Cancer Research Annual meeting from Sunday, April 14 through Wednesday, April 18. Many of them plan to participate in poster sessions. A schedule is available to make it easy to know who is presenting, when, where and on what topic.
03/28/2018 - 4:00pm

Half of Breast Cancer Patients Get Genetic Counseling

As new genes are linked to breast cancer occurring in families, and as genetic testing becomes more important in directing treatment for newly diagnosed patients, a substantial number of those at the highest risk are not getting tested.
03/27/2018 - 11:30am

HPV specialist Diane Harper to lead community outreach efforts at the Cancer Center

Diane Harper, M.D., MPH, M.S., professor of family medicine at Michigan Medicine, has been named physician director for Community Outreach, Engagement and Health Disparities at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center. She will lead the establishment of a community outreach engagement committee to build relationships with the community and seek input from community leaders.
02/20/2018 - 9:00pm

Fish Oil Found to Reduce Cancer-Causing Compounds

When PGE2 is out of balance and the body makes too much, it can lead to inflammation and to conditions such as cancer and heart disease. Other fatty acids, particularly omega-3 fatty acids, reduce the amount of omega-6 fatty acids available in a cell. This is a key system that controls how much PGE2 the cell makes

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