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2013-04-24 08:28:50

GM, GM Foundation, Chevrolet, other Sponsors and Supporters help Reach All-Time High DETROIT, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 31st Annual Dinner chaired by Mark Reuss, president of General Motors North America, and his wife Kim, raised a record-setting $2,534,635, making this year's event the most successful Annual Dinner ever for the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Proceeds support Karmanos' cancer care and research, including a new...

2013-04-11 08:20:35

DETROIT, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's Annual Dinner, April 20, has already raised more than $2.2 million toward its $2.5 million goal, thanks in part to the auction of the first regular retail production 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible, donated by Chevrolet. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO ) The vehicle went for $1 million at the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Palm Beach, Fla.,...

2013-04-08 08:25:14

DETROIT, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ulka Vaishampayan, M.D., leader of the Genitourinary Oncology Multidisciplinary Team at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center, has contributed to an article just published in The New England Journal of Medicine comparing two different therapeutic methods in the treatment of metastatic, hormone-sensitive prostate cancer that becomes unresponsive to traditional methods of therapy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO)...

2013-02-28 12:25:21

DETROIT, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 90 physicians affiliated with the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center have been named to the Best Doctors in America ® List for 2013. The list is assembled by Best Doctors, Inc., founded in 1989 by Harvard Medical School physicians, and is audited and certified by Gallup®, with results taken from an exhaustive polling of more than 45,000 physicians in the United States. (Logo:...

2013-02-18 08:23:08

DETROIT, Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute has announced the successful completion of the $3 million Herrick Cancer Research Challenge, with an approximately $5.7 million total impact, exceeding challenge goals. The total impact includes grant dollars contributed by the Herrick Foundation and challenge funds given by donors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) The Herrick Foundation made an initial...

2013-02-04 08:25:26

Kim and Mark Reuss to Chair Karmanos Cancer Institute's 31st Annual Dinner April 20 DETROIT, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The General Motors Foundation donated $400,000 for the second straight year to support cancer research at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. This generous gift, which will help recruit highly specialized cancer researchers, celebrates Karmanos' 31st Annual Dinner and brings the combined contribution from the GM Foundation and General Motors to...

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...

2012-08-28 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...