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03/18/2019 - 10:15am

Join MRelay this year and fund future research and care

MRelay 2019, an annual fundraising event on the University of Michigan campus to support the American Cancer Society and its commitment to lifesaving research, treatment and care of cancer patients, is April 6!

03/13/2019 - 1:30pm

Chemotherapy Drugs Can Harm Cancer Care Workers

Exposure to chemotherapy can create hazards for nurses, pharmacists as they deliver lifesaving care to patients, but use of protective devices remains low.
02/13/2019 - 2:00pm

New Brain Cancer Research Could Improve Outcomes for those with Glioma

Researchers from the Rogel Cancer Center have found that a genetic mutation seen in about half of all brain tumors produces a response that prevents radiation treatment from working. Altering that response using FDA-approved drugs restores tumors’ sensitivity to radiation therapy, extending survival in mice.
02/11/2019 - 8:00am

More than half a million breast cancer deaths averted in the U.S. over three decades

Latest U.S. estimates indicate that since 1989, hundreds of thousands of women's lives have been saved by mammography and improvements in breast cancer treatment. The findings point to progress made in early detection and management of breast cancer.

02/08/2019 - 12:30pm

Rogel Cancer Center at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

Researchers from the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center will attend the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting from Friday, March 29 through Wednesday, April 4, 2019. Many of them plan to participate in poster sessions and oral presentations. Below is a schedule of who is presenting, when, where and on what topic.

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