The excitement is building as preparations are in full swing for one of the best days in the city of Detroit – the 22nd Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure, locally presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. This year’s event is Saturday, May 18, at Comerica Park. Vendor booths open at 7 a.m.; opening ceremony is at 8 a.m.; the Race starts at 9 a.m.; followed by the closing ceremony and awards presentations at 10:30 a.m.
The Lawrence Technological University men’s lacrosse team helped “Stick it to Cancer” and supported the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute’s thoracic medicine research during their recent game against Northwood University. The team raised $450 for Karmanos through proceeds from entry fees and a fastest shot competition.
Catherine Nichols, DNP, APRN, BC, nurse practitioner in Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute’s Women’s Wellness Clinic, has recently received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from Madonna University.
Robert Morris, M.D., leader of the Gynecologic Oncology Multidisciplinary Team at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center and professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSU SOM), has received a grant renewal of his fellowship training program at Karmanos and WSU SOM.
Rouba Ali-Fehmi, M.D., professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine, has been selected as president of the Michigan Society of Pathologists (MSP) for a two-year term.
Researchers at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute have published an article on their study of the use of therapeutic agent lenalidomide on multiple myeloma patients and the decrease in adequate collection of peripheral blood stem cell collection for use in an autologous stem cell transplant.
Philip A. Philip, M.D., Ph.D., FRCP, will present at the Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Network’s 2013 NET (Neuroendocrine Tumor) Cancer Patient Conference, held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 8, at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester.
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute was showcased recently on News/Talk WJR 760 AM’s “Great Places of the Great Lakes” program.
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center has taken delivery of a new digital X-ray machine in the Dental Oncology Clinic. Staff has been trained on the machine and it is now operational.
Karmanos Cancer Institute
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Detroit, Michigan 48201
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