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2011-06-17 08:28:00

DETROIT, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Karmanos Partners, a group of young, hands-on volunteers dedicated to raising money for the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, is honoring Kid Rock & The Kid Rock Foundation at this year's 18(th) Annual Partners Golf Classic and Partners Night events. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) Partners Golf Classic is scheduled for Monday, Aug.

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).

2011-06-06 07:05:00

DETROIT, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute was selected the winner of the 2010 Award of Excellence in the Specialty Hospitals category by Health Care Weekly Review.

2011-05-05 06:55:00

DETROIT, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 450 guests attended the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 29th Annual Dinner gala on Saturday, April 30, at the beautiful General Motors Heritage Center, in Sterling Heights.

2011-04-20 10:54:00

10 Minutes of Preventative Cancer Screening that can Help Save Lives DETROIT, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center in Detroit will be conducting free oral, head and neck cancer screenings on Friday, May 13, from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., in conjunction with National Oral Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week (May 8 - 14.) This is the second year Karmanos is offering the free screening.

2011-04-06 23:22:51

A groundbreaking clinical study of a new method for preventing premature birth in millions of women each year, published in the medical journal Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, shows that the rate of early preterm delivery in women (< 33 weeks) can be reduced by 45 percent – simply by treating pregnant women at risk with a low-cost gel of natural progesterone during the midtrimester of pregnancy until term.


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