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2011-02-01 10:48:00

DETROIT, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center has named David Gorski, M.D., Ph.D., leader of the Breast Multidisciplinary Team (MDT), effective Tuesday, Feb. 1. The announcement was made by Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D., president and CEO of Karmanos Cancer Institute. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) As Breast MDT leader, Dr. Gorski is responsible for coordinating interdisciplinary collaboration among Karmanos' cancer...

2010-09-15 15:06:00

DETROIT, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center in Detroit was recently selected to be one of 50 sites in the United States to offer the new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drug PROVENGE® (sipuleucel-T) to treat patients with advanced metastatic prostate cancer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) PROVENGE, manufactured by...

2009-11-09 12:03:00

DETROIT, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center has been selected the most preferred hospital for cancer care in southeast Michigan, according to a survey by the National Research Corporation. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) The annual survey was conducted through an email questionnaire between September 2008 and August 2009. Survey respondents were the primary healthcare decision-makers...

2009-03-05 13:44:00

DETROIT, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Karmanos Cancer Center boards of directors today announced that effective immediately Ann G. Schwartz, Ph.D. has been appointed Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, and Paul Broughton has been appointed Interim Chief Operating Officer. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO ) "Dr. Schwartz is an excellent choice to lead us during this period of transition," said Alan...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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