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Date: 09/15/2016
A small device implanted under the skin can improve breast cancer survival by catching cancer cells, slowing the growth of tumors.
Date: 08/17/2016
As scientists learn more about which genetic mutations drive different cancers, they’re targeting treatments to small numbers of patients -- with the potential for big payoffs in improved outcomes. But a recent study suggests this new science might be leaving racial and ethnic minorities behind.
Date: 08/04/2016
U.S. News & World Report rankings places the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center ranks first in Michigan.
Date: 08/01/2016
Women who engaged on social media after a breast cancer diagnosis expressed more deliberation about their treatment decision and more satisfaction with the path they chose, a new study finds.
Date: 07/29/2016
More imaging after thyroid cancer treatment identifies recurrence, but it does not always improve survival, a new study suggests.
Date: 07/20/2016
When a woman is diagnosed with the earliest stage of breast cancer, how aggressive should her treatment be?
Date: 07/19/2016
For many young women diagnosed with cancer, concerns about fertility can be so important they influence critical decisions about treatment.
Date: 07/07/2016
Acupressure helped reduce persistent fatigue in women who had been treated for breast cancer, a new study finds. Fatigue is one of the most common long-term effects of breast cancer treatment. About a third of women experience moderate to severe fatigue up to 10 years after their treatment ends.
Date: 06/28/2016
The University of Michigan was selected to participate in the Oncology Care Model.
Date: 06/16/2016
A $17.5 million commitment for cancer research from Madeline and Sidney Forbes of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., will create the Forbes Institute for Cancer Discovery within the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center.