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Date: 06/01/2017
Dozens of U-M Cancer Center faculty are presenting oral abstracts and posters during the annual ASCO conference.
Date: 06/01/2017
Daniel Hayes, M.D., Clinical Director of the Breast Oncology Program in the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the results of trials involving the use of anti-estrogen therapy for more than five years for breast cancer patients.
Date: 05/26/2017
All cancer survivors, families, friends and health care providers are invited to The University of Michigan Comprehensive Caner Center’s Survivors Day Celebration on June 4.
Date: 05/23/2017
Triple-negative is the most aggressive kind of breast cancer. Triple negative tumors are negative for estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor and the HER2 protein. Because treatments that target these proteins would not work in triple negative breast cancer, the main treatment for it is chemotherapy.
Date: 05/22/2017
In a randomized clinical trial conducted by researchers at University of Southampton, biliary cancer patients treated with capecitabine as adjuvant therapy lived, on average, more than a year longer than those who were only observed, according to a post in HemOnc Today.
Date: 05/22/2017
The Daily Mail reports that a new study, released in advance of the upcoming American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting, links the regular consumption of tree nuts such as almonds, cashews and Brazil nuts, to better outcomes for colon cancer patients.
Date: 05/16/2017
The number of people diagnosed with thyroid cancer is increasing -- one of the few cancers for which this is still the case. But a subset of these patients may be getting overdiagnosed with cancer.
Date: 05/12/2017
In work that could improve understanding of how cancer spreads, a team of engineers and medical researchers at the University of Michigan developed a new kind of microfluidic chip that can capture rare, aggressive cancer cells, grow them on the chip and release single cells on demand.
Date: 05/11/2017
Researchers at Michigan Medicine have found a protein that stops cancer’s ability to prevent the immune system from destroying cancer cells. The protein is called free C3d, and it has the potential to be developed into a cancer vaccine and a cancer treatment.
Date: 05/09/2017
Can your phone make you healthier? That’s what researchers at the University of Michigan are hoping to find out.

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