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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.

02/01/2019 - 2:00pm

Immune Cell Biomarker Predicts Better Outcome in Head and Neck Cancer

University of Michigan researchers find infiltrating lymphocytes tie to survival in patients with recurrent larynx cancer; findings suggest super-boosting the immune system before additional treatment.
01/03/2019 - 10:00am

Genetic testing does not cause undue worry for breast cancer patients

As genetic testing for breast cancer has become more complex, evaluating a panel of multiple genes, it introduces more uncertainty about the results. But a new study finds that newer, more extensive tests are not causing patients to worry more about their cancer risk.

12/18/2018 - 2:45pm

Pierce elected president of American Society of Clinical Oncology

University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center member Lori Pierce, M.D., was elected president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

12/05/2018 - 10:30am

Women with Breast Reconstructions Need Screening Mammography

The University of Michigan research team retrospectively examined 485 women with autologous breast reconstructions (after mastectomies due to breast cancer) who underwent screening mammography over 15 years. The findings suggest that in addition to surveillance, breast cancer patients who undergo mastectomies and autologous tissue reconstruction may benefit from mammography screening of their flaps.

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