Cancer Treatment

Truven Health

Truven Health Analytics Brings Big Data to Oncology Research

Truven Health Analytics Thursday introduced a new product, MarketScan Oncology Electronic Medical Records Database.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2013

Rubicon Genomics

Rubicon Genomic Kits Shown Useful In Cancer Care

Ann Arbor-based Rubicon Genomics Inc. said its ThruPlex-FD prep kits contributed to the success of a study published in Nature that showed that genomic data extracted from the plasma of cancer patients can be used to track drug resistance and potentially guide treatment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2013

Karmanos Cancer Institute. (File)

Designer Teams With Karmanos To Aid In The Fight Against Cancer

Mark England was diagnosed with Lymphoma cancer earlier this year and says he understands what people face when fighting the disease.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2013

cancer app

Henry Ford Develops Smartphone App for Cancer Surgery Patients

With a single tap on a smartphone, cancer patients now can access detailed information about treatment options by cancer type, GPS mapping to appointment locations, as well as schedule appointments and connect to their electronic medical record.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2013


New Approach To Help Cancer Patients Deal With Radiation Side-Effects

Radiation to the chest can damage the heart’s valves and the protective sac around the heart.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2013

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

The Van Andel Institute's Grand Rapids headquarters. Wikimedia Commons Photo.

Van Andel Studies Boost Understanding Of Kidney Cancer

Two recent studies by Van Andel Research Institute scientists are providing a foundation for a more complete understanding of distinct kidney cancer subtypes, which could pave the way for better treatments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2012


Should Insurance Companies Cover Cost Of Oral Cancer Treatments?

Lawmakers in Lansing Tuesday will debate whether insurance companies should cover oral cancer treatment drugs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2011

Kettering University Map

Tech Tour Day Nine: Kettering Is Cool

Kettering University still has plenty of automotive heritage, and boy, does it have a lot of other cool research going, as I learned Friday morning on the final tour stop of the Great Lakes IT Report Fall Tech Tour for 2011.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2011


GR Cancer Care IT Company Closes $7.2M Financing

Intervention Insights, a Grand Rapids-based health care IT company that helps community oncologists develop individualized patient treatment plans, today announced the close of $7.2 million in Series B financing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2011