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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...

2013-07-01 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:...

2013-06-18 08:26:33

Raising Breast Cancer Awareness and Support for Breast Cancer Research DETROIT, June 18, 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. This year's Pink Out the Park event is sponsored by Delta Air Lines. The event raises awareness of breast cancer, as well as helps raise funds for...

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.,...

2013-02-18 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...