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Latest Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute Stories

2013-01-28 08:28:09

DETROIT, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SoftVue, the whole breast ultrasound imaging device created by two scientists from the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine, is currently undergoing review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for market clearance. It's anticipated that this first application clearance could come this spring, with several other FDA submissions to follow over the next couple of years. This promising...

2013-01-17 16:22:03

DETROIT, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center has received a $25,000 grant through the Farrah Fawcett Foundation to establish the Farrah Fawcett Fund for Patient Assistance at Karmanos. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) The fund will be administered by Karmanos' Social Work Department and will provide assistance to patients being treated at the center. The fund will help patients defray the costs of medication, gas,...

2012-12-13 12:24:41

Kim and Mark Reuss Chair Signature Event DETROIT, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join the celebration and help save lives by participating in the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 2013 Annual Dinner, Saturday, April 20, at the General Motors' Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center in Detroit. Annual Dinner Chairs are Mark Reuss, president, General Motors North America, and his wife Kim. This signature event continues the great partnership between GM, the GM Foundation and the...

2012-12-03 00:20:16

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On March 1, 2013, leading cancer center administrator and nationally recognized hematology/oncology expert Richard I. Fisher, MD, will assume a set of vital leadership roles at Fox Chase Cancer Center, a member of the Temple University Health System, and Temple University School of Medicine. Currently, Fisher is vice president for strategic and program development at the University of Rochester Medical Center, where he is also the Samuel...

2012-08-28 06:28:27

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center is the first cancer center in Michigan to track and manage patient flow using the Versus Advantages(TM) Real-time Locating System (RTLS) at its newly opened Dresner Family Clinic for Hematologic Malignancies & Stem Cell Transplantation. Karmanos, located in Detroit, Mich., is designated by the National Cancer Institute as among the very best cancer centers in the United States. The center, which...

2012-08-17 10:21:29

DETROIT, Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately 200 breast cancer survivors, their family members and caregivers will be treated to a special Pink Out the Park event at Comerica Park on Sept. 5, thanks to the generosity of Kroger. The Sept. 5 Pink Out the Park event is a partnership of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and the Detroit Tigers to honor breast cancer survivors and raise awareness of breast cancer prevention. Kroger, a major sponsor of Pink Out the Park,...

2012-07-10 02:23:59

Raising Breast Cancer Awareness and Support for Breast Cancer Research DETROIT, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Tigers and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute are teaming up for Pink Out the Park at the Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Indians game Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 7:05 p.m., at Comerica Park. This special Pink Out the Park event, sponsored by Kroger, will raise awareness of breast cancer, as well as help raise funds for breast cancer research at the Karmanos...

2012-05-31 10:24:38

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The West Clinic, the Mid-South's premier cancer center and world-class center of excellence in medical oncology, hematology, oncologic imaging, clinical research and other advanced medical care, announced today the addition of Daruka Mahadevan, MD, PhD, preeminent cancer scientist, to its internationally-renowned research team. Dr. Mahadevan is the former Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Phase I, New Drug...

2012-05-29 10:23:50

DETROIT, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center is among 332 hospitals nationwide to receive HealthGrades' 2012 Outstanding Patient Experience Award(TM). The award recognizes hospitals that are rated in the top 10 percent of patient satisfaction surveys based on the patients' experiences in each hospital. Karmanos also received the award in 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) HealthGrades analyzed patient...

2012-05-10 06:23:31

KICK OFF THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND AT ONE OF DETROIT'S GREATEST PARTIES DETROIT, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kick off the Memorial Day holiday by registering for one of metro Detroit's most inspirational celebrations - the 21st Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure®, locally presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. This year's Race is Saturday, May 26, at Comerica Park. Participation in the Race is wonderful way to remember, honor and celebrate...