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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...

2012-08-17 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...

2012-05-29 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...

2012-04-30 10:27:07

Most Successful Annual Dinner in Karmanos Cancer Institute's History DETROIT, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 30th Annual Dinner held Saturday, April 28, raised nearly $1.7 million to benefit Karmanos' exceptional cancer care, making this the most successful Annual Dinner in Karmanos' history. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) More than 500 supporters participated in the dinner, held at the General...

2011-12-13 23:05:00

First Female Physician-Scientist Appointed to help Lead Dream Team DETROIT, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patricia M. LoRusso, D.O., of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit, Michigan; and Jeffrey M. Trent, Ph.D., of the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) in Phoenix, Arizona; have been selected to lead a prestigious Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) - Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) Dream Team. They will direct a Dream Team made up of some of...

2011-09-26 11:38:00

18th Annual Partners Golf Classic, Partner Night events DETROIT, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Karmanos Partners continued its philanthropic legacy for the 18th year in a row, raising nearly $700,000 through the Partners Golf Classic on August 29th and the Partners Night on September 17th to benefit the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) Karmanos Partners is a group of young, hands-on volunteers...

2011-09-23 19:05:00

DETROIT, Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 100 cancer survivors, their families and caregivers attended the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 7th Annual Celebration of Survivorship on Sept. 23. Each year, the Karmanos Cancer Institute bestows the Patricia Milner Sachs Heart of a Survivor Award to an outstanding cancer survivor who exemplifies compassion, devotion and goes above and beyond to help other cancer survivors on their journey. This year's award was...

2011-09-22 18:58:00

DETROIT, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute will focus on creating better therapies to treat triple negative breast cancer thanks to a $3.5 million grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) Triple negative breast cancer, an aggressive form of the disease, is often resistant to standard breast cancer treatments and has a particularly high...

2011-06-09 14:24:00

DETROIT, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center was among 339 hospitals nationwide, and the only hospital in metropolitan Detroit, to receive HealthGrades' 2011 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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) HealthGrades analyzed patient...