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

Breast Cancer Clinical Trial Targets Cancer Stem Cells

A major reason that breast cancer returns after treatment and spreads to other parts of the body is that current chemotherapy and radiation treatments do not kill the cancer stem cells. That premise provides the basis for a clinical trial open at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center and two other sites testing a drug that has been found in laboratory studies to attack cancer stem cells.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2013

Awards And Certifications From June 5

The latest industry awards and certifications earned by Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions, groups and individuals

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2013

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

Clinical Trial Tests Targeting Prostate Cancer Treatment

A new clinical trial is testing whether targeting treatments to a genetic anomaly can lead to better treatments for prostate cancer. The trial, led by investigators at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, is being conducted at 11 sites throughout the country.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2013

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