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11/15/2018 - 4:15am

New Strategy to Improve Liver Cancer Screening

Liver cancer surveillance among high-risk individuals usually leads to earlier diagnoses and improved survival rates among patients. However, this requires several steps, including identification of high-risk patients, compliance with surveillance recommendations, and highly accurate and accessible imaging tools.
11/01/2018 - 9:00am

Dlugosz to oversee basic science research at Rogel Cancer Center

The University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center has named Andrzej Dlugosz, M.D., associate director for basic science research. He currently co-leads the Rogel Cancer Center’s cancer biology program. In his new role, Dlugosz will oversee the Rogel Cancer Center’s four basic science research programs.

10/25/2018 - 11:30am

An Interactive Website Boosts Genetic Testing Knowledge in Breast Cancer Patients

A team at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center recently sought to determine how much newly diagnosed cancer patients understand about the benefits of genetic testing after a diagnosis. Their other objective: to find out whether a decision support tool would help improve that knowledge.
10/22/2018 - 12:00pm

Radiation therapy outcomes better for African-American prostate cancer patients than Caucasian patients

While popular beliefs and population data suggest that African-American men are at higher risk of dying from prostate cancer than Caucasian men, a new analysis indicates that African-American patients may have comparatively higher cure rates when treated with radiation therapy.

10/16/2018 - 8:15am

Rogel Cancer Center at ASTRO Conference

Researchers from the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center will attend the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual meeting from Sunday, October 21 through Wednesday, October 24. Many of them plan to participate in poster sessions and oral presentations. A schedule is available to make it easy to know who is presenting, when, where and on what topic

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