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Latest University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center Stories

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2011-01-27 15:17:16

A new study questions the controversial US Preventative Service Task Force recommendations for breast cancer screening, with data that shows starting at a younger age and screening more frequently will result in more lives saved.

2010-12-13 07:42:30

A drug commonly used to treat depression and anxiety disorder was effective at reducing joint and muscle pain associated with a breast cancer treatment, according to a study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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2010-12-09 10:45:43

A new three-drug combination used to treat the blood cancer multiple myeloma may be effective as a front-line therapy for newly diagnosed patients.

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2010-12-08 11:39:54

Research shows complications have long-term impact on quality of colorectal cancer care.

2010-05-19 09:45:00

Drugs should be developed to target gene fusions in prostate cancer, research shows.

2010-05-10 11:32:29

Innovative radiation techniques reduce swallowing problems for head and neck cancer patients, improve quality of life.

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2010-05-03 11:24:18

A compound derived from broccoli could help prevent or treat breast cancer by targeting cancer stem cells -- the small number of cells that fuel a tumor’s growth.

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2010-04-26 14:45:00

Levels of a key type of immune cell are higher in head and neck cancer patients whose tumors are linked to the human papillomavirus, or HPV, according to researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

2010-02-17 09:22:50

In the dominoes that make up human cells, researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have traced another step of the process that stops cells from becoming cancerous.


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