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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.

2011-04-06 07:00:00

Abstract # 5537 ORLANDO, Fla., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit today presented a study at the American Association for Cancer Research's 102nd Annual Meeting 2011 that identifies a key enzyme in non-small cell lung cancers that could potentially make standard chemotherapy more effective against this highly deadly disease. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) The title of the poster...

2011-04-05 07:00:00

Abstract # 3359 ORLANDO, Fla., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit today presented scientific findings at the American Association for Cancer Research's 102nd Annual Meeting 2011 that detail the role of a human tumor suppressor gene and its role in inhibiting prostate cancer metastasis to the bone. The title of the poster presentation is, "Maspin Induces MET in Prostate Cancer Cell Cultured in 3D-Collagen I." The...


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