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September 2014 - Prostate Cancer: What Men Need to Know, Ovarian Health - Promoting Cancer Awareness & Early Detection, Legacy Society Luncheon. READ MORE

August 2014 - Dealing with Distress, Hope on the Horizon, Karmanos researchers obtain RO1 grant to study triple-negative breast cancer. READ MORE

July 2014 - What’s a clinical trial? You may not know until you need one., Karmanos Cancer Institute’s 21st Annual Partners events honor Mary Kay and Keith Crain, Better begins with the first phone call. READ MORE

June 2014Slather on the sunscreen — it might be your ounce of cure, Health Awareness Day - Saturday, June 21, 2014, Karmanos Cancer Center specialists test Google Glass to promote better patient care. READ MORE

May 2014 - Karmanos receives LIVESTRONG® Community Impact Project award to bring music therapy to cancer patients, Woman benefits from Karmanos’ Lung Cancer Screening Program, Karmanos Cancer Institute’s 32nd Annual Dinner raised all-time high: More than $2.7 million to enhance cancer care, and A Second Chance. READ MORE

April 2014 - Vote today to bring new music therapy program to Karmanos, Tune in to WDIV Local 4 this month!, Rafael Fridman, Ph.D., awarded $50,000 grant from Sky Foundation, Inc., for pancreatic cancer research. READ MORE

March 2014 - Giving Comfort in a Place of Hope, Keep Your Rear in the Clear! Giant Walk-Through Colon on Display March 28 – 29 Promotes Colon Health, Hormone Therapy Linked to Better Survival after Lung Cancer Diagnosis in Women. READ MORE

February 2014 - Putting skin cancer on trial, Homeward bound: what to do before your loved one is discharged, GM Foundation Donates $400,000 to Karmanos Cancer Institute: Cadillac is Host Sponsor for dinner to raise money for chemotherapy unit renovation. READ MORE

January 2014 - Karmanos Clinical Trial offers hope and new treatment for young mom from Indiana, Karmanos Cancer Center, Josephine Ford Cancer Institute team up for Bladder Cancer Network Event, 23rd Annual Komen Detroit Race for the Cure® set for June 7 at Chene Park, Detroit. READ MORE

December 2013 - Choose Karmanos on Giving Tuesday!, Karmanos Cancer Center sponsors upcoming Prostate Cancer Survivorship Series at Motor City Casino, Karmanos Receives Early Holiday Donation from Sorority. READ MORE

November 2013 - Introducing Karmanos’ new Patient and Family Support Program for Blood Cancers, Karmanos Cancer Institute honors inspirational individuals and organizations with its 2013 Heroes of Breast Cancer Awards, Healthy Recipe - Barley and Mushroom Casserole. READ MORE

October 2013Double Mastectomy - It’s not the only option for women at increased breast cancer risk, Facts about BRCA1 and BRCA2, Friends Raising Funds Events to support Karmanos. READ MORE

September 2013 - Karmanos’ ‘What Happens After Diagnosis?’ Prostate Cancer Symposium, Special ticket package available during Breast Cancer Awareness Night at The Joe!, Karmanos Cancer Institute releases Cancer Clinical Trials iPhone® and iPad® App for Physicians. READ MORE

August 2013 - Karmanos launches lung cancer screening program to help detect lung cancer early, Karmanos Cancer Institute’s 20th Annual Partners Events honor Danialle and Peter Karmanos, Jr.,  Create a brighter future through your estate plan, Karmanos researchers’ study profiled in online article about cancer-fighting properties of broccoli. READ MORE

July 2013 - Certain viruses can lead to liver and cervical cancers, Detroit Tigers and Karmanos team up for Second Annual Pink Out the Park Sept. 13, Karmanos, WSU SOM researchers study holy basil as potential inhibitor of human breast carcinoma cells, Free Health Awareness Day – Ask the Doctor event. READ MORE

June 2013 - Karmanos Speech Pathologist helps cancer patients regain ability to speak after undergoing removal of the larynx, Exercise decreases chance of getting some cancers, Karmanos' Bone Marrow Transplant Program honored with three special distinctions. READ MORE   

May 2013 - Patient goes the distance for life-saving clinical trials at Karmanos, Karmanos takes delivery of digital, panoramic X-ray machine for oral, head and neck cancer patients, Karmanos educates financial, estate planners about ground-breaking research, technology at Institute. READ MORE

April 2013Karmanos cancer survivor and board member is living proof that specialized treatments prolong life, Dr. Michael Simon presents research at AACR about older women, need for mammography screening, Register for the 22nd Annual Komen Detroit Race for the Cure, on May 18, and Help Move Us Closer to a World Without Breast Cancer. READ MORE

March 2013 - Karmanos researcher identifies characteristics in benign breast disease in African-American women, Karmanos Cancer Institute announces successful completion of Herrick Cancer Research Challenge, Ask the Doctor - Get answers about prostate cancer from a Karmanos specialist. READ MORE

February 2013 - Ultrasound breast cancer imaging device created at the Karmanos Cancer Institute moves one step closer to FDA approval, GM Foundation Donates $400,000 to Cancer Research at Karmanos. READ MORE

January 2013 - Happy New Year - Resolutions for Healthy Living, grant from Farrah Fawcett Foundation to establish patient assistance fund, Ann Schwartz, Ph.D. Featured on WDET’s Craig Fahle Show. READ MORE

December 2012 - Karmanos Cancer Center first in Midwest to offer latest Molecular Breast Imaging, Video Library - Uterine Cancer with Dr. Shelly Seward, Kitchen Cures - Can natural agents help destroy cancer cells? READ MORE

November 2012 - Lung Cancer Awareness and Early Detection, Karmanos Holiday Card Program, New Web site launches. READ MORE

October 2012 - Join Us in recognizing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. READ MORE

September 2012 - Watch Karmanos’ Dr. Patricia LoRusso featured in Stand Up To Cancer Primetime Television Special Tonight, Karmanos Cancer Institute's 19th Annual Partners events honor Julie and Bob Skandalaris, What you should know about fibroid tumors. READ MORE

August 2012 - Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumors event - Wednesday, September 12, The Carls Foundation Awards Karmanos $280,000 Grant for Cord Stem Cell Bank, Can Aspirin Prevent Cancer? READ MORE

May 2012 - - Use Sun Sense this Summer, Grill Smart this Summer, Karmanos: Specializing in Multiple Myeloma and Amyloidosis care. READ MORE

April 2012 - - Karmanos Cancer Center Dedicates Dresner Family Clinic, American Physiological Society to Recognize Ananda Prasad, M.D., Ph.D., for his Landmark Zinc Findings, Custom 45th Anniversary Chevrolet Camaro auctioned Friday, April 6. READ MORE

March 2012 - - Colorectal cancer: what is it and how can I prevent it?, Karmanos Investigator Leads Research that Identifies Enzyme Interaction that Helps Terminate Tumor Growth in the Lab, Governor Snyder Visits Karmanos; Praises Innovative Cancer Research and Care. READ MORE

February 2012 - - Comprehensive Cancer Centers Provide Specialized Care, Karmanos, Wayne State research to shed light on bone metastasis in prostate cancer, Soybean Components Enhance Efforts of Cancer Radiotherapy, Preserve Normal Tissue, Researcher Finds. READ MORE

December 2011 - Patricia LoRusso, D.O. selected to Co-Lead Stand Up To Cancer Melanoma Research Alliance Dream Team, Karmanos pharmacists help physicians plan ahead for drug shortages. READ MORE

November 2011Creating better treatments through clinical trials, Survivorship University upcoming lectures. READ MORE

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