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2014-03-31 08:29:01

Pernilla and Dan Ammann Chair Signature Event; Cadillac is Host Sponsor DETROIT, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Join the celebration and the fight against cancer by participating in the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 32nd Annual Dinner, Saturday, April 26, at the beautiful Fox Theatre in Detroit. Annual Dinner Chairs are Pernilla Ammann, chief operating officer of Mother New York; and Dan Ammann, president of General Motors Company. WDIV Local 4 Anchor/Reporter Hank...

2014-03-27 16:25:04

HOUSTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Susan Poorman Blackie Ovarian Cancer Foundation awarded its first research gift of $125,000 to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Funds will support MD Anderson Cancer Center's Ovarian Moon Shots program, evaluating genetic markers to identify the most effective therapeutic approaches for women with ovarian cancer. A portion of the gift will also be used to help fund innovative research on early detection of...

2014-03-24 08:28:58

CARY, N.C., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CEO Roundtable on Cancer( )has accredited Georgia Regents Medical Center in Augusta, GA with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard(TM) recognizing the hospital's efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140324/PH88536LOGO-a Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140324/PH88536LOGO-b This nonprofit organization of CEOs, founded by former President George...

2014-02-10 08:25:35

WESTLAKE, Ohio, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomOncology and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) today announced a partnership for the exclusive commercial development of a decision support tool based on My Cancer Genome(TM), an online precision cancer medicine knowledge resource for physicians, patients, caregivers and researchers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140204/CL58248LOGO ) Through this collaboration, GenomOncology and VICC will enhance My Cancer Genome...

2014-02-04 08:36:04

DETROIT, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute announces the appointment of Margaret Dimond, Ph.D., as president of the Karmanos Cancer Hospital, effective immediately. She will report directly to Karmanos Cancer Institute President and CEO Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/DC57802) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) "We are honored to have Margaret Dimond join our...

2014-02-03 08:20:14

Cadillac is Host Sponsor for dinner to raise money for chemotherapy unit renovation DETROIT, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Motors Foundation is donating $400,000 to support cancer research conducted by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. The grant celebrates Karmanos' 32(nd) Annual Dinner and brings to nearly $7.3 million the combined contributions from the GM Foundation and GM over the last 17 years. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/DE57300 )...

2014-01-31 12:24:05

Innovative, comprehensive sports program combines clinical and scientific research enhancing player performance, injury prevention and overall health CLEVELAND, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Cleveland Browns made official the partnership that makes University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland the official health care partner of the Cleveland Browns for the next 10 years. As the Official Health Care Partner of the Browns, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, the health...

2014-01-28 12:23:55

Funds raised through 150 mile cycling event will support breakthrough research, education and patient care. PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia's first annual Ride to Conquer Cancer launched on Tuesday to raise vital funds for the cancer programs at Penn Medicine. Funds raised will be used immediately to support breakthrough cancer research, education and patient care programs at Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center. "We are absolutely thrilled to...

2014-01-22 23:04:38

Allegheny Health Network and Johns Hopkins Medicine announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to seek to establish a formal affiliation between Allegheny and the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, for clinical collaborations, medical education, and a broad range of cancer research initiatives. Pittsburgh, PA/Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Allegheny Health Network and Johns Hopkins...

2014-01-02 08:22:48

Pernilla and Dan Ammann Chair Signature Event DETROIT, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join the celebration and help save lives by participating in the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 32nd Annual Dinner, Saturday, April 26, at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. This year's Annual Dinner Chairs are Pernilla Ammann, chief operating officer for Mother New York; and Dan Ammann, executive vice president and chief financial officer for General Motors Company. (Logo:...


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