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2007

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January 10, 2007 - 15 common myths about cervical cancer

January 16, 2007 - Stem cell marker identified in head and neck cancer

January 19, 2007 - Are women seeing the most experienced breast cancer surgeons?

January 19, 2007 - Poorer women more likely to get reduced chemotherapy dose, study finds

January 19, 2007- Prostate cancer clinical trial closes early

January 31, 2007 - Esophageal cancer rates climb with obesity; U-M study finds esophagectomy safe in obese patients

February 1, 2007 - U-M researchers identify stem cells in pancreatic cancer
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February 5, 2007 - MARCH 31: Ann Arbor Walk 4 Kids to help four local children's agencies

February 14, 2007 - Health Minute: New treatments fight GVHD in bone marrow transplant patients
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March 1, 2007 - 12 myths about colon cancer
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March 5, 2007 - Prostate Cancer Foundation honors four from U-M

March 5, 2007 - Health Minute Colon cancer risk: It's often all in the family
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March 7, 2007 - Researchers identify ovarian cancer biomarkers

March 16, 2007 - Health Minute: Taking aim at a killer: U-M protocol targets aggressive brain cancer

March 20, 2007 - Eat a delicious brunch, help cancer patients Spring to Life

March 26, 2007 - Few surgeons routinely refer breast cancer patients for reconstruction, U-M study finds

April 5, 2007 - Can science stop cancer before it starts?

April 5, 2007 - Una fiesta for Latinas and health

April 12, 2007 - Study pries into ovarian cancer's deadly secrets

April 16, 2007 - New imaging method shows whether treatment for advanced prostate cancer is working, U-M study finds

April 17, 2007 - New analysis on two countries' models to tackle genetic testing for breast cancer

April 18, 2007 - Microbes start immune response by sneaking inside cells

April 24, 2007 - U-M researchers awarded inaugural American Association for Cancer Research Team Science Award

May 3, 2007 - Former EarthLink CEO leaves legacy for adrenal cancer

May 16, 2007 - U-M breast oncology program benefits from televised fund-raiser

May 18, 2007 - Multiple myeloma clinical trial closes early

June 4, 2007 - U-M study finds lymphoma drug effective over long term

June 4, 2007 - An inspiration: two relapses, five years of chemo, and a Ph.D.

June 5, 2007 - Can a Mediterranean diet help prevent colon cancer?

June 6, 2007 - U-M researchers discover gene switched off in cancer can be turned on

June 29, 2007 - 2nd Annual 2007 University of Michigan Men's Fantasy Football Experience

July 3, 2007 - Across the world, people 'virtually' come together to fight sarcoma; Ann Arbor event set for July 7

July 3, 2007 - Health Minute: Control acid reflux to prevent esophageal cancer

July 9, 2007 - U-M, Israeli scientists report major advance in search for genes associated with colon cancer

July 19, 2007 - PET scan shows during treatment if radiation is shrinking lung tumor, U-M study shows

July 20, 2007 - Effective drug to prevent prostate cancer does not interfere with sexual function for most men

July 26, 2007 - U-M researchers identify gene involved in breast cancer

August 1, 2007 - U-M researchers find family of 'on switches' that cause prostate cancer

August 7, 2007 - U-M to use new device that detects small movements during radiation treatment for prostate cancer

August 16, 2007 - U-M's Daniel Hayes wins inaugural Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer Award

August 28, 2007 - Health Minute: U-M expert offers parents facts about HPV and the new vaccine for girls

August 23, 2007 - Little-known bits of RNA help master tumor-suppressor gene do its job, U-M cancer researchers find

September 5, 2007 - Ovarian cancer: The not-so-silent killer

September 5, 2007 - Health Minute: African-American men and prostate cancer: Higher risk and understudied

September 5, 2007 - Well-known scribe of gene instructions is also key player in cell's ability to detect and repair DNA damage

September 7, 2007 - 13 percent of women stop taking breast cancer drug because of side effects, U-M study finds

September 7, 2007 - Study finds black women more likely than white women to have more aggressive, less treatable form of breast cancer

September 12, 2007 - The Sixth Annual Men's Event

September 12, 2007 - Drug known to reduce prostate cancer risk also aids early diagnosis of aggressive form of the disease

September 20, 2007 - 3rd Annual Fund-raiser to benefit the University of Michigan Department of Urology

September 20, 2007 - Cancer patients, spouses report similar emotional distress, U-M study finds

September 21, 2007 - U-M candle lighting event remembers those who have died from cancer or a blood disorder

September 26, 2007 - With $22 million gift from retail pioneer, U-M Health System launches A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute

October 1, 2007  Health Minute:   Pregnancy after breast cancer is possible

October 1, 2007 - Breast cancer stories from U-M Cancer Center

October 8, 2007 - Stem cell discovery could aid search for how stomach cancer begins

October, 8, 2007 - Researchers find new gene linked to breast cancer

October 10, 2007 - HER-2 status predicts success of chemotherapy in breast cancer treatment, study finds

October 12, 2007 - 2 UMHS researchers selected as Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators

October 23, 2007 - Another type of breast cancer: Inflammatory breast cancer more rare, more lethal than common form

October 29, 2007 - Clicking your way to better health: New U-M Web site makes eating better easier

November 1, 2007 - U-M lung cancer researcher part of team honored for early detection guideline

November 9, 2007 - The top killer cancer you don’t know about: November marks Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November 12, 2007 - Caregivers benefit from cancer support programs

November 15, 2007 - Quality indicator for colon cancer surgeries questioned: U-M study

November 20, 2007 - Cancer drug works by overactivating cancer gene

December 4, 2007 - U-M researchers find new marker to identify cancer stem cells

December 13, 2007 - Putting risk in perspective: Do people make better decisions when they understand average risk?

December 21, 2007  Health Minute:  Most breast cancer surgeons don't talk to patients about reconstruction options, U-M study finds

 

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2008

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January 31, 2008 - BRCA1 mutation linked to breast cancer stem cells

February 4, 2008 - U-M researchers identify cells that cause nervous system disease

February 5, 2008 - Black History Month a time to discuss breast cancer risks

February 8, 2008 - New, non-invasive prostate cancer test beats PSA in detecting prostate cancer, researchers report

En Español   February 11, 2008 - U-M study: Sexual history shouldn't guide HPV vaccination

March 4, 2008 - U-M researchers ID promising new cancer drug

March 5, 2008 - Blayney elected ASCO president for 2009-2010 term

March 12, 2008 - U-M researcher honored for progress in cancer prevention, detection and treatment

March 18, 2008 - Testicular cancer gauge often not used

March 19, 2008 - Type of prostate cancer treatment affects quality of life, multicenter study finds

March 25, 2008 - New mathematical model offers smarter way to understand how information travels in cells

March 26, 2008 - Colon cancer screening key to prevention, increased survival

April 2, 2008 - Childhood leukemia survivors struggle with long-term side effects

April 8, 2008 - Secrets of cellular signaling shed light on new cancer stem cell therapies

April 8, 2008 - U-M named Blue Distinction Center for Complex and Rare Cancers

April 24, 2008 - 2 U-M scientists receive Kimmel Scholar grants for cancer research

May 12, 2008 - HPV linked to better survival in tonsil, tongue cancer, U-M study finds

May 14, 2008 - Register now for U-M's Women's Football Academy

May 14, 2008 - Health Minute: Blacks not receiving chemotherapy for rectal cancer, despite seeing cancer specialists, U-M study finds

May 27, 2008 - 6 health systems already on board for proton beam consortium

May 30, 2008 - Quality of life predicts cancer survival

June 5, 2008 - Mich. proton beam consortium meets first CON deadline

June 10, 2008 - U-M researchers discover traits of aggressive form of prostate cancer

June 12, 2008 - Metro Health, U-Michigan Health System announce joint venture for radiation oncology care

June 20, 2008 - Absence or low function of CHFR gene in breast cells sets stage for abnormal cell division and cancer

En Español    July 7, 2008 - Health Minute: Coping with 'chemo brain'

En Español July 9, 2008 - Breast asymmetry after cancer treatment affects quality of life, U-M study finds

July 9, 2008 - Patients unaware of link between smoking and bladder cancer

En Español July 9, 2008 - U-M study: Herceptin targets breast cancer stem cells

July 11, 2008 - Cancer drug shows promise against graft-versus-host disease

July 16, 2008 - Gene panel predicts lung cancer survival, study finds

July 16, 2008 - U-M Breast Oncology Program benefits from televised fund-raiser

En Español July 30, 2008 - Health Minute: Minorities less likely to know about breast cancer treatment options, U-M researchers find

September 5, 2008 - Computerized reminder system drove up colon cancer screening rates, U-M study found

September 15, 2008 - Gene therapy for chronic pain enters first human trial

September 26, 2008 - St. Baldrick's Foundation Announces $330,000 funding of St. Baldrick's Scholar at the University of Michigan Health System

September 26, 2008 - U-M researcher receives $1.5M New Innovator Award from NIH

En Español   October 6, 2008 - Health Minute: Breast cancer remains threat for older women

En Español    October 8, 2008 - U-M Cancer Center hosts Dia de la Familia health event

October 9, 2008 - Breast Cancer Awareness Month story ideas

November 18, 2008 - Latinas more likely to regret breast cancer treatment decisions

November 18, 2008 - U-M researchers ID molecule linked to aggressive cancer growth, spread

November 30, 2008 - Lung cancer needs awareness too

December 8, 2008 - Confusing risk information may lead to poor cancer treatment choices

December 8, 2008 - Married men more likely to be screened for prostate cancer

En Español    December 8, 2008 - U-M scientists probe limits of 'cancer stem-cell model'; Melanoma, the deadliest skin cancer, does not fit the model

December 8, 2008 - Adult survivors of childhood leukemia have lower bone mineral density, study finds

December 10, 2008 - U-M recognized for myeloma research

En Español    December 13, 2008 - U-M scientists probe limits of 'cancer stem-cell model'; Melanoma, the deadliest skin cancer, does not fit the model

En Español   December 16, 2008 - Music therapy helps relieve anxiety, emotions of cancer diagnosis

December 16, 2008 - Low income men diagnosed more often with advanced prostate cancer

En Español    December 18, 2008 - Unique U-M surgery creates fully usable tongue following tongue cancer

En Español    December 18, 2008 - Women double fruit, veggie intake with switch to Mediterranean diet

December 24, 2008 - Ken Pienta, MD, new associate dean, clinical & translational research


 

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January 6, 2009 - Protein's essential role in repairing damaged cells revealed

January 6, 2009 - Men's Fellowship Breakfast scheduled for Jan. 10

January 12, 2009 - U-M researchers discover new genes that fuse in cancer

January 12, 2009 - Carol Bradford, M.D., named new chair of Dept. of Otolaryngology

January 13, 2009 - Researchers unravel protein's role in lymphoma

January 13, 2009 - U-M receives $8M for cancer communications research

January 23, 2009 - Two U-M cancer researchers share Damon Runyon Foundation award

January 30, 2009 - Physics, math provide clues to unraveling cancer

February 3, 2009 - Rare skin tumor behaves differently than melanoma

February 4, 2009 - 19% of women don't receive recommended radiation after mastectomy

February 11, 2009 - Researchers discover metabolite linked to aggressive prostate cancer

March 2, 2009 - U-M researchers ID gene involved in pancreatic cancer

March 18, 2009 - Agilent, U-M partner on research to attack prostate cancer using systems biology

March 20, 2009 - David Sherman: Arthur C. Cope Scholar Awardee

April 2, 2009 - Health choices predict cancer survival, U-M study finds

April 8, 2009 - High-dose radiation improves lung cancer survival, U-M study finds

April 8, 2009 - More intense bladder cancer treatment does not improve survival, U-M study finds

April 13, 2009 - Deaf community has poor cancer prevention knowledge, U-M study finds

April 13, 2009 - HHMI award lets U-M biochemist explore big ideas

April 20, 2009 - New imaging analysis predicts brain tumor survival

April 24, 2009 - U-M Cancer Center names Gruber to head prevention program

April 29, 2009 - U-M head football coach to lead June 13 Women's Football Academy

May 11, 2009 - 29% of cancer studies report conflict of interest

May 22, 2009 - U-M hosts Cancer Survivors' Day Celebration June 7

May 28, 2009 - U-M researchers part of cancer 'dream team'

June 1, 2009 - Researchers find breast cancer gene that's blocked by blood pressure drug

June 1, 2009 - U-M researchers link pathway to breast cancer stem cells

June 1, 2009 - Most common brain cancer may originate in neural stem cells

June 4, 2009 - Study gives clues to how adrenal cancer forms

June 4, 2009 - Short-course radiotherapy effective for painful vertebral bone metastases

June 4, 2009 - Lawrence receives radiation oncology award

June 5, 2009 - U-M breast oncology program benefits from televised fund-raiser

June 8, 2009 - Women under-represented in cancer research, U-M study finds

June 15, 2009 - Two U-M doctors awarded grants from Melanoma Research Alliance

June 16, 2009 - African Americans have fewer colorectal cancer specialists available

June 24, 2009 - Local church to host cancer awareness event

June 25, 2009 - U-M study finds voice box can be preserved, even with the largest cancers

July 7, 2009 - Why do blacks fare worse with cancer? Access, economics not the whole story

August 3, 2009 - Form and Function
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August 4, 2009 - Finding key to cancer drug Gleevec's limitations

August 13, 2009 - MRI may cause more harm than good in newly diagnosed early breast cancer

August 13, 2009 - Men's Fellowship Breakfast to focus on sexual function, physical activity

August 20, 2009 - Disparities in cancer care reflect hospital resources, U-M study finds

August 31, 2009 - Family, friends may impact breast cancer surgery decision, U-M study finds

September 11, 2009 - New method monitors early sign of oxidative stress in cancer

September 22, 2009 - New reconstruction method makes speaking, eating possible after tonsil cancer surgery, U-M study shows

September 22, 2009 - U-M doctor chosen for innovative training program in cancer research

September 23, 2009 - Study looks at using the immune system to reduce prostate cancer risk

September 25, 2009 - U-M researchers earn $6.9M NIH 'transformative' grant

September 25, 2009 - Pink light bulbs support breast cancer research

September 30, 2009 - Paul Marks Prize Recognizes Three Young Cancer Researchers

October 5, 2009 - Breast reconstruction varies by race, U-M study finds

October 5, 2009 - U-M candle lighting event remembers those who have died from cancer or a blood disorder

October 7, 2009 - Rare head and neck cancer linked to HPV, study finds

October 8, 2009 - Radiation costs vary widely by delivery, U-M study finds

October 14, 2009 - Study examines mastectomy and breast-conserving surgery rates

October 22, 2009 - Traveling quilts support scientific research, enrich community spaces

October 28, 2009 - U-M, Beaumont open study of drug for advanced breast cancer

October 28, 2009 - 2 from U-M elected to Institute of Medicine

October 30, 2009 - U-M study uncovers key to how 'triggering event' in cancer occurs

October 31, 2009 - Study confirms higher risk of pancreatic cancer in Lynch syndrome families

November 17, 2009 - Annual Screening Mammography Continues to be Recommended in Updated NCCN Guidelines for Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis

November 17, 2009 - Tests for colon cancer in colitis patients may lead to excessive treatment

November 30, 2009 - Women researchers less likely to receive major career funding grants

December 2, 2009 - High-risk women reluctant to take tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer

December 8, 2009 - Spices halt growth of breast stem cells, U-M study finds

December 9, 2009 - Tips for hard times: When the health care crisis gets personal

December 10, 2009 - Definitive study confirms chemo benefit in postmenopausal breast cancer

December 18, 2009 - 9 tips for healthy holiday eating

 

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