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11/09/2017 - 10:15pm

3D Cultured Cells Could Drive Precision Therapy for Cancer Treatment

Honeycomb-like arrays of tiny, lab-grown cancers could one day help doctors zero in on individualized treatments for ovarian cancer, an unpredictable disease that kills more than 14,000 women each year in the United States alone.
11/09/2017 - 2:30pm

Why It's Important to Have a Partner in Cancer Therapy

Research has shown that whether or not a patient is married makes a difference in how well -- or not -- a patient does, including for patients with cancer. What researchers don't understand is exactly why being married makes such a difference.
11/06/2017 - 2:30pm

Cancer Surgery May Lead to Opioid Dependence

According to new research by Michigan Medicine, more than 10 percent of people who had never taken opioids prior to curative-intent surgery for cancer continued to take the drugs three to six months later. The risk is even greater for those who are treated with chemotherapy after surgery.
11/05/2017 - 4:00pm

Double Mastectomy May Lead to Missed Work

Women who pursue a more aggressive surgery for early stage breast cancer have nearly eight times the odds of reporting substantial employment disruptions, according to a new study from University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers.
11/02/2017 - 11:15am

Max Wicha to be honored at Stanford University

The Stanford Medicine Alumni Association has announced that Max S. Wicha, M.D., will receive the prestigious J. E. Wallace Sterling Lifetime Achievement Award in Medicine. He will be honored at a dinner held on the Stanford School of Medicine campus on December 9.

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