Metro Detroiters are being offered an opportunity to help researchers to refine cancer prevention.
A recent discovery by Van Andel Research Institute scientists enables the prediction of patient sensitivity to proposed drug therapies for glioblastoma — the most common and most aggressive malignant brain tumor in humans.
Using a liquid laser, University of Michigan researchers have developed a better way to detect the slight genetic mutations that might predispose a person to a particular type of cancer or other diseases.
A Wayne State University researcher has shown that compounds found in soybeans can make radiation treatment of lung cancer tumors more effective while helping to preserve normal tissue.
Can diet alter disease progression in men with prostate cancer?
Researchers at six Michigan institutions will receive more than $6 million for significant new research into treatments for aggressive forms of breast cancer and methods to detect breast cancer earlier, with funding announced today by Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world’s largest breast cancer organization.
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health recently awarded Lori A. Pile, assistant professor of molecular cell biology in Wayne State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, $1.39 million to research cellular division and growth. The study is intended to support the development of cancer treatments currently undergoing clinical trials.
Here’s an opportunity to learn about football and benefit cancer research in the process. The University of Michigan Women’s Football Academy takes place on Saturday.
Top executives at the Grand Rapids-based Van Andel Research Institute Tuesday announced the creation of the VARI Pediatric Cancer Translational Research Program, which will unite basic research and clinical care through a nationwide consortium of partners.
A Wayne State University researcher, however, is expanding the scientific understanding of what makes malignant tumors spread, and the answer lies within the dense, fibrous matrix that surrounds cancer cells.