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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

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Study: Mammograms Still Beneficial To Beat Cancer For Older Women

Dr. Michael Simon, Professor of Oncology at the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit says there’s been an ongoing debate over when women should begin having annual mammograms.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2013

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

Benign Breast Disease Factors Cut Put African-American Women At Risk For Cancer: WSU Study

A Wayne State University researcher has identified characteristics in benign breast disease associated with future cancer risk in African-American women.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013

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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