Karmanos Cancer Institute

Event Notices From June 17-19

The latest event and meeting announcements from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2011

Awards and Certifications From June 6

The latest awards, prizes and professional certifications earned by Michigan’s technology-focused institutions and people

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2011


WSU Prof gets $900K Grant To Search For Genetic Link In Gulf War Illness

Henry Heng, associate professor in WSU’s Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics and the Department of Pathology and Karmanos Cancer Institute in the School of Medicine, intends to discover Gulf War Illness’ mysterious biological cause


Dr. Ann Silverman-Dir. Gastroenterology Research, Henry Ford Hospital (Credit WWJ Newsradio Pat Sweeting)

Study For Early Pancreatic Cancer Screening To Begin

Henry Ford Health System and the Karmanos Cancer Institute are working on developing an early screening test for pancreatic cancer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2011


Compuware CEO Says He’ll Retire In Three Years

Compuware Chair/CEO Peter Karmanos Jr says he would like to retire by 2013.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2011

Test For Early Detection Of Pancreatic Cancer May Be Near

A clinical research study to develop a rapid and inexpensive blood screening test for the early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer has been launched by Henry Ford Health System and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2011

Study Examines How Gene Therapy Can Fight Breast Cancer

How big a role do your genes play in development of breast cancer? It’s a question Dr. Malathy Shekher and her team are studying at the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit.


Our Genes and Breast Cancer 11/08

How do our genes influence development of breast cancer? Dr. Malathy Shekher, Associate Professor with the Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University discusses her team’s research and how the public can help with WWJ […]


Karmanos To Present Results Of Prostate Cancer Study

Scientists from the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit will present the world’s largest study that shows the long-term results of fast neutron radiotherapy in the treatment […]


Cancer Research 09/10

What’s happening locally in cancer research? WWJ Newsradio 950’s Pat Sweeting discusses the issue with Dr. Gerold Bepler, President and CEO at the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit.