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Latest Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute Stories

2013-10-15 08:32:54

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sky Foundation, Inc., will hold is fifth annual fundraiser on Sunday, November 3, 2013 at The Townsend Hotel, 100 Townsend St., Birmingham, MI from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. The event is held during November in recognition of National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. The foundation raises awareness of pancreas cancer, funds research for the prevention and treatment of the disease, and serves as a resource for those...

2013-10-09 08:26:25

Funds will be used to hire best, brightest scientific faculty DETROIT, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 20th Annual Partners Golf and Night events raised more than $800,000 to fund cancer research and to recruit top scientific talent. Honored this year were the Institute's most generous benefactors Danialle and Peter Karmanos, Jr. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131009/DC94378) (Logo:...

2013-09-20 08:25:04

2013 Komen Detroit Race for the Cure® Celebrates Accomplishments DETROIT, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure® leaders announced that they have awarded more than $1 million to local breast cancer education, screening and treatment programs as a result of the 2013 Komen Detroit Race for the Cure®, locally presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, held May 18 at Comerica Park. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130920/DC83518) The...

2013-09-09 16:23:13

Wear Pink to the Game to Support Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention DETROIT, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Tigers and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute are teaming up for the second annual Pink Out the Park at the Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals game Friday, Sept. 13, at 7:08 p.m., at Comerica Park. The evening's festivities will celebrate and honor those touched by breast cancer. Fans are encouraged to wear pink to the game to support...

2013-08-20 12:24:22

Partners Golf Classic Sept. 9, Partners Night, Oct. 5 DETROIT, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute will hold its 20(th) Annual Partners Events this fall in support of its nationally-recognized comprehensive cancer research programs. Proceeds from the events will fund important scientific recruitment initiatives, bringing promising talent to Detroit and further strengthening Karmanos' accomplished research programs. (Photo:...

2013-08-19 08:24:42

DETROIT, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute (KCI) today announced its new app to help physicians and healthcare professionals become aware of cutting-edge cancer clinical trials, often available only at Karmanos. The KCI Trials App is free and available on the App Store(SM) for the iPhone® and iPad®. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130819/DC65441) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) "It is...

2013-07-22 08:27:29

DETROIT, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center is launching a Lung Cancer Screening Program for adults with a history of smoking - both current and former smokers. The goal of the program is to help detect lung cancer early with the help of low-dose CT (computed tomography) scans. Karmanos is able to offer the lung cancer screening for the reduced cost of $100, thanks to the generous support of the Gianni Ferrarotti Lung Cancer Foundation...

2013-07-16 12:27:49

Kansas City-Based SLCI Focuses On Research And Leadership When Selecting New Director Timothy J. Pluard, M.D. KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saint Luke's Cancer Institute (SLCI) announced today Timothy J. Pluard, M.D., has been appointed the new medical director for the acclaimed cancer institute. Pluard currently serves as associate professor of medicine at Washington University and clinical director, section of breast oncology at Siteman Cancer Center,...

2013-07-01 08:23:31

Partners Golf Classic, Sept. 9; Partners Night, Oct. 5 DETROIT, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute as it celebrates its 20th Annual Partners Events, a signature two-part fundraiser honoring outstanding philanthropists who support Karmanos' exceptional cancer care and innovative research. This year's honorees are the Institute's largest benefactors - Danialle and Peter Karmanos, Jr. (Logo:...

2013-06-24 08:27:11

DETROIT, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center's Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplant Program (BMT) has received full accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) - the highest level and the most extensive spectrum of accreditation offered by FACT for Bone Marrow Transplant Programs. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130624/DC36562 ) (Logo:...