The Key to Research is Collaboration
Through our focus on team science and research excellence, we aim to be a national leader in cancer prevention, early diagnosis, optimal treatment and survivorship care.Read About Our Research Programs
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In addition to fellowships and doctoral programs, we also offer training opportunities including access to funding and seminars.See the Opportunities
A team at the University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Center, in partnership with the statewide Michigan Radiation Oncology Quality Consortium, or MROQC, lung cancer collaborative, co-led by Shruti Jolly, M.D., and Peter Paximadis, M.D., of Spectrum Health Lakeland in St. Joseph, Michigan, found that raising awareness about the risk of radiation exposure to the heart and standardizing cardiac exposure limits reduced the average dose to the heart by 15% and reduced the number of patients receiving the highest heart doses by half without minimizing tumor treatment or increasing dosage to...Read More >
By using an artificial intelligence-based system, researchers improved doctors' assessment of whether patients with bladder cancer had a complete response to chemotherapy before undergoing a radical cystectomy (bladder cancer removal surgery).Read More >
When a computer optimized the treatment plan for radiation therapy that was broken into multiple segments, known as inverse-planned, intensity-modulated radiotherapy, or IMRT, breast cancer patients were in less pain and experienced less skin irritation than when CT scans were used to deliver three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy, also know as 3DCRT.Read More >
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We are a comprehensive cancer center
Designated by the National Cancer Institute, we follow a team-based approach to cancer not only in patient care but also in research and education.Learn More About What Sets Us Apart
Thrive: Living with Cancer
When Bradley J. Zebrack, Ph.D., M.S.W., M.P.H., was 25, he thought he might become a schoolteacher. Then he was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer that originates in the immune system. In an...
Andrew Ackerman was the first COVID-19 patient to be treated with an experimental filter that reduced his inflammation, helping to save his life. Later, during his COVID recovery, doctors learned...
Each summer during Swim Across America’s Motor City Mile event, swimmers paddle through the Detroit River to raise money for Rogel cancer research. By funding work that aims to solve cancer’s most...
Briana Ratliff was in her mid-thirties when she began to notice blood in her stool and began to worry she might have colon cancer. Due to her age, her doctor dismissed her concern but she followed...