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OCTOBER 2019 - Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Meet Amanda Hofbauer, a Metastatic Breast Cancer Survivor and Thriver, Karmanos, Wayne State receive $3.1 million NIH grant to improve quality of life for African American cancer survivors, 9th Annual Cancer Symposium, Third Annual Forman Lecture: Opioids in America. READ MORE  

SEPTEMBER 2019 - Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Karmanos Cancer Institute first in Michigan to offer patients the Leksell Gamma Knife® Icon™, Karmanos lights up blue for prostate cancer awareness. READ MORE     

AUGUST 2019 - Summer Sun Safety Month, Caregiver Support Groups Provide Comfort, Karmanos S.H.I.E.L.D Program, Gather your friends and family for a night out at Jimmy John’s Field!, Support Karmanos while running in the Detroit MarathonREAD MORE  

JULY 2019 - National Sarcoma Cancer Awareness Month, Karmanos Child Life Fellow teaches children about understanding what a cancer diagnosis means for a family member, Bone Marrow & Stem Cell Transplant Program, Pink Out the ParkREAD MORE 

JUNE 2019 - June is National Cancer Survivor Month, Dr. Elisabeth Heath named Health Care Hero by Crain's Detroit Business, Patient and Family Advisory Council, Gather your friends and family for a night out at Jimmy John’s Field, Survivorship Fair, Volunteer at Karmanos. READ MORE   

MAY 2019 - Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Detroit Medical Orchestra performance features Dr. Michael Cher playing rare clarinet in Mozart concerto, Taking steps toward ending disparities, Graceful Gears, Dr. Jeff Forman's Third Transplantiversary Fundraiser, Wall of Hope Program. READ MORE  

APRIL 2019 - National Minority Health Month, A Beacon of Hope: Support group encourages, inspires young cancer patients, Pancreatic cancer on the rise, on track to be 2nd-leading cancer killer by 2020. READ MORE    

MARCH 2019 - March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Rallying for research: Karmanos program helps survivors become advocates, Karmanos Fund Development Officer, Linda Filipczak nominated for LLS Woman of the Year. READ MORE  

FEBRUARY 2019 - February is National Cancer Prevention Month, Local Girl Scout troop 75715 donates cards to patients, Karmanos awarded President's Trophy by McLaren Health Care, Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer Event. READ MORE 

JANUARY 2019 - January is National Cervical Health Awareness Month, Former patient gives back during holiday season, Using music as a tool for distress reduction during cancer treatment, 28th Annual Tom McKay Bowling TournamentREAD MORE 

DECEMBER 2018 - Give the gift of Karmanos apparel this holiday season, Clinical Trials at Karmanos, "I decided to look outside the box", Livonia Figure Skating Club Skate for the Cure. READ MORE 

NOVEMBER 2018 - November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Smoking Cessation, Karmanos researcher receives Kales Award for studying cellular enzyme’s role in regulating cancer genes, Giving Tuesday. READ MORE 

OCTOBER 2018 - Breast cancer awareness month, Karmanos Cancer Genetic Counseling Service, Dr. Philip Philip discusses pancreatic cancer during WDIV Local 4 special on Aretha Franklin, Sky Foundation's 10th Annual November Event benefiting pancreatic cancer research, Florine Mark ReMARKable Women Live LuncheonREAD MORE  

SEPTEMBER 2018 - 8th Annual Prostate Cancer Advocacy Symposium, There for the patient - Every step of the way, Six cancer clinical trial myths debunked, 25th Annual Partners Night. READ MORE  

JUNE 2018 - June is National Cancer Survivor Month, Family Art Nights, Summer Art Days for school-age children, Eliminating HPV-related cancers. READ MORE 

MAY 2018 - May is National Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, Baskets for a Cure, Duo win prestigious pathology award for endometrial cancer study, Leave a Legacy Month. READ MORE

APRIL 2018 - CAR-T Therapy, uplifting power of exercise, Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Screening. READ MORE  

MARCH 2018 - March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!, In celebration of National Doctors' Day, March 30, Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Screening. READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2018 - Celebrating the Life of Vainutis Vaitkevicius, M.D., M.A.C.P. – Dr. Vee, February is National Cancer Prevention Month, Brachytherapy, Oral, Head & Neck Cancer ScreeningREAD MORE