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Patricia A. Ellis
Director of Media Relations  
ellisp@karmanos.org
(313) 576-8629 
Linda Remington
Senior Director of Marketing & Communications    
remingtl@karmanos.org 
(313) 576-8614 
 
 

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Karmanos Cancer Institute announces three promotions within Finance and Imaging departments
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
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Karmanos Cancer Institute is pleased to announce the promotion of John Micallef to executive director for Imaging Services; Peter Stea to executive director of Financial Planning; and Tina Strassburg to vice president of Revenue Cycle Operations at the Institute.


Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute benefits from SAKS BLAST fashion event at Somerset Collection
Monday, August 26, 2013
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Partiers donned their trendy best for SAKS BLAST 2013, benefiting the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Transition to Betterness (T2B) of Windsor, Ontario. More than 800 guests joined event chairs Stephanie and Barry Zekelman and honorary co-chairs Lil and Alex Erdeljan, for a fabulous evening of fashion that broke records, raising nearly $1.2 Million.


Karmanos, WSU SOM scientists receive Strategic Research Initiative Grants for promising research
Monday, August 26, 2013
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The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute has announced the winners of its 2013 Strategic Research Initiative Grants, which fund innovative intra- and inter-programmatic projects, which exhibit great potential in leading to multi-investigator grants.


Karmanos J.P. McCarthy Cord Stem Cell Bank receives accreditation from FACT, NetCord
Thursday, August 22, 2013
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The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center’s J.P. McCarthy Cord Stem Cell Bank has received accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) - NetCord. 

Karmanos Cancer Institute 20th Annual Partners Events honor Danialle and Peter Karmanos, Jr.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
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The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute will hold its 20th Annual Partners Events this fall in support of its nationally-recognized comprehensive cancer research programs. Proceeds from the events will fund important scientific recruitment initiatives, bringing promising talent to Detroit and further strengthening Karmanos’ accomplished research programs.


Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute receives funding from MIU to support prostate cancer patients
Monday, August 19, 2013
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The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute has received $20,000 from the Michigan Institute of Urology (MIU) Men’s Health Foundation in grant funding to focus on supporting men with prostate cancer.  The grants were announced at a recent Prostate Cancer Survivorship Series held at the Aston Martin dealership in Troy. Karmanos prostate cancer experts took part in the event, providing attendees with information about surviving prostate cancer and the latest treatments.


Karmanos Cancer Institute releases Cancer Clinical Trials iPhone® and iPad® App for Physicians
Monday, August 19, 2013
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The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute (KCI) today announced its new app to help physicians and healthcare professionals become aware of cutting-edge cancer clinical trials, often available only at Karmanos. The KCI Trials App is free and available on the App Store℠ for the iPhone® and iPad®.


Karmanos Cancer Institute serves as a sponsor of Wine & Dine in the D event to support multiple myeloma research
Monday, August 12, 2013
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The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is once again a participating sponsor in the Third Annual Wine & Dine in the D, an evening of gourmet food, fine wine and the jazz vocals of Detroit’s Ursula Walker and the Buddy Budson Quintet hosted by the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF). The event takes place Thursday, September 19, 2013, at The Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit.


Karmanos Cancer Center’s Dr. David Gorski appointed program co-director of Michigan Breast Oncology Quality Initiative
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
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David Gorski, M.D., Ph.D., FACS, medical director of the Alexander J. Walt Comprehensive Breast Center at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center and chief of the Breast Surgery Section at the Wayne State University School of Medicine, has been appointed the new program co-director of the Michigan Breast Oncology Quality Initiative (MiBOQI). In addition to these new responsibilities, Dr. Gorski remains the MiBOQI project director (clinical champion) for Karmanos Cancer Center. 


Karmanos Supports Draft Lung Cancer Screening Recommendation from U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Monday, July 29, 2013
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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force) today posted its final evidence report and draft recommendation statement on screening for lung cancer. The Task Force is providing an opportunity for public comment on this draft recommendation statement until August 26. All public comments will be considered as the Task Force develops its final recommendation.
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