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Radiation therapy. Wikimedia Commons photo.

Wayne State Gets $1.57M Grant To Develop Enhanced Radiation Therapy Training

With the help of a five-year, $1.57 million grant from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health, researchers at Wayne State University aim to develop an innovative and advanced education program integrating radiobiology with radiation physics for all oncologists.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2013


Beaumont Seeks Volunteers For Colon Cancer Prevention Study

Researchers at Beaumont Health System are seeking volunteers for a colon cancer prevention study. Participants must have a colonoscopy in the next four months.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2013


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

New study about diagnosis of childhood depression from scientists at WSU. (File Photo)

Wayne State Research To Shed Light On Bone Metastasis In Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most frequent and second deadliest cancer men face. A team of Wayne State University researchers recently received $363,660 from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health for a project that aims to learn more about the deadly spread of prostate cancer into the bones.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2012

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

GR’s Van Andel Institute Opens Landmark Children’s Cancer Trial

The Neuroblastoma and Medulloblastoma Translational Research Consortium Tuesday announced the opening of a first-of-its-kind genomic-based clinical trial to treat and study pediatric cancer — specifically relapsed and refractory neuroblastoma, a deadly tumor that forms around nerve cells in children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2011


UM Cancer Center Gets $10.7M Fed Grant

The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has received a five-year $10.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study colorectal and pancreatic cancer.


Karmanos Institute, Ford Cancer Center, WSU Partner On Cancer Disparities

Three institutions dedicated to health, innovative science and quality cancer care last week announced the creation of the Southeast Michigan Partners Against Cancer (SEMPAC) to help close the gap on racial disparities related to cancer care […]


Michigan Firm Gets National Grant To Assist With Research Development

The National Cancer Institute has awarded a contract to Regulatory Affairs Associates of Farmington Hills to undertake a one-year program, with two optional continuation years. This contract provides regulatory consulting for up to 100 NCI […]


Asterand In $24M Deal With National Cancer Institute

The Detroit human tissue bank Asterand plc (LSE: ATD) Monday announced a five-year contract with the National Cancer Institute to supply clinically annotated human biospecimens for The Cancer Genome Atlas. The base award is $5.4 […]