Preparations Underway For The Race For The CureDozens of volunteers are busy turning the area in front of Comerica Park into an oasis of pink and one artist has written a song to honor the ones battling cancer.
Time Magazine Notes Work Of Detroit-Native DoctorHe's a candidate for Time Magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World" -- and he's from Detroit.
Wayne State Researcher Chronicles, Names Exhaustion Of Cancer PatientsThe 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.
MCRN Small Company Innovation Program Awards RealBio TechnologiesThe Michigan Corporate Relations Network announces the award of $38,040 in matching funds to Kalamazoo-based RealBio Technologies Inc.
Doctor Touts Convenience, Effectiveness Of Two Day Breast Cancer TreatmentIn the past, treating early stage partial breast cancer with radiation took 6 weeks, recently it's been reduced to five days and now an area doctor believes the regimen can be given in just two days.
SARC Receives National Cancer Institute Award For Sarcoma ResearchThe 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.
Van Andel Institute Researchers Find Potential Drug Target For Aggressive Form Of LymphomaA discovery by Van Andel Institute researchers has identified a potential drug target for NK/T-cell lymphoma, a type of cancer responsible for claiming the life of a close friend and fellow researcher.
'Fertilizing' Bone Marrow Helps Explain Why Some Cancer Spreads To BonesResearchers found that administering a common chemotherapy drug before bone tumors took root actually fertilized the bone marrow, enabling cancer cells, once introduced, to seed and grow more easily.
Participants Sought For Major Cancer Prevention Study Metro Detroiters are being offered an opportunity to help researchers to refine cancer prevention.
Van Andel Discovery May Help Treatment Of Deadly Brain CancerA recent discovery by Van Andel Research Institute scientists enables the prediction of patient sensitivity to proposed drug therapies for glioblastoma -- the most common and most aggressive malignant brain tumor in humans.
Genes Linked To Cancer Could Be Easier To Detect With Liquid LasersUsing a liquid laser, University of Michigan researchers have developed a better way to detect the slight genetic mutations that might predispose a person to a particular type of cancer or other diseases.