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Date: 06/15/2016
For Father's Day give the gift of making a difference and take on prostate cancer by baring your blues and supporting the Blue Boxer Fund for prostate cancer research.
Date: 06/15/2016
A new study explains how cancer cells use energy to fuel this switch between motion and proliferation. The researchers identified for the first time a connection between a cancer gene that controls motility and how cancer cells metabolize energy to move and divide so quickly.
Date: 05/18/2016
University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center faculty receive many awards and honors. Here are some of their most recent accomplishments.
Date: 05/18/2016
This issue features three patient stories about clinical trials: two immunotherapy and one precision medicine. It also covers Vice President Joe Biden's cancer moonshot and information about symptom management and alternative/complementary therapy.
Date: 05/17/2016
In a survey of high-achieving physician-scientists, nearly a third of women reported experiencing sexual harassment.
Date: 05/11/2016
A new paper looks at how MRI and a clear understanding of the functional anatomy around the prostate can allow radiation oncologists to plan a course of treatment for patients with prostate cancer that spares these critical structures.
Date: 05/09/2016
An international collaboration newly identify several genes that drive adrenal cancer. In fact, the analysis uncovered double the number of genetic drivers already known to fuel adrenal cancer.
Date: 04/28/2016
A new device developed by researchers at University of Michigan could provide a non-invasive way to monitor the progress of an advanced cancer treatment.
Date: 04/19/2016
An increase in women with breast cancer choosing double mastectomy may be influenced by media coverage of celebrities, a new study finds.
Date: 04/18/2016
Most cancer drugs today work by attacking tumor growth. Researchers at the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute, however, are taking aim at a different piece of the cancer puzzle -- preventing its ability to spread to new parts of the body, known as metastasis, which is the cause of most cancer deaths.