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Automation Alley Invests Another $75k In Madison Heights Web Developer

Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, has made an additional investment of $75,000 in Madison Heights-based TerraYebo Inc. to support the socially conscious Web developer’s involvement in the Game On Cancer campaign in collaboration with Henry Ford Health System’s Josephine Ford Cancer Institute and the Detroit Lions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2013

ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 02: A pink ribbon with the NFL logo for breast cancer awareness on a football at Cowboys Stadium on October 2, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Game on Cancer: Detroit Lions, Josephine Ford Cancer Institute Partner To Raise Funds For Cancer Research

The Detroit Lions and Josephine Ford Cancer Institute, Michigan’s largest provider of adult cancer care, have created a unique partnership with the goal to raise $15 million during the next three years for cancer research in metro Detroit.

97.1 The Ticket–10/16/2013

Suan G Komen Detroit Race For The Cure

Preparations Underway For The Race For The Cure

Dozens of volunteers are busy turning the area in front of Comerica Park into an oasis of pink and one artist has written a song to honor the ones battling cancer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2013

credit: Peter Barta / Courtesy St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Time Magazine Notes Work Of Detroit-Native Doctor

He’s a candidate for Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” — and he’s from Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

A scanning electron microscope picture of a cancer cell. Uncredited photo from Wikimedia Commons

Wayne State Researcher Chronicles, Names Exhaustion Of Cancer Patients

The fatigue experienced by patients undergoing cancer treatments has long been recognized by health care providers, although its causes and ways to manage it are still largely unknown.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2013

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MCRN Small Company Innovation Program Awards RealBio Technologies

The Michigan Corporate Relations Network announces the award of $38,040 in matching funds to Kalamazoo-based RealBio Technologies Inc.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2013

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Doctor Touts Convenience, Effectiveness Of Two Day Breast Cancer Treatment

In the past, treating early stage partial breast cancer with radiation took 6 weeks, recently it’s been reduced to five days and now an area doctor believes the regimen can be given in just two days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2012

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SARC Receives National Cancer Institute Award For Sarcoma Research

The Sarcoma Alliance for Research through Collaboration, an Ann Arbor nonprofit consortium dedicated to providing infrastructure to support collaborative sarcoma research, announced today that it has received a Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI). This grant will provide $11.5 million over five years in support of sarcoma translational research.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2012

The Van Andel Institute in Grand Rapids. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Van Andel Institute Researchers Find Potential Drug Target For Aggressive Form Of Lymphoma

A discovery by Van Andel Institute researchers has identified a potential drug target for NK/T-cell lymphoma, a type of cancer responsible for claiming the life of a close friend and fellow researcher.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2012

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‘Fertilizing’ Bone Marrow Helps Explain Why Some Cancer Spreads To Bones

Researchers found that administering a common chemotherapy drug before bone tumors took root actually fertilized the bone marrow, enabling cancer cells, once introduced, to seed and grow more easily.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2012

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