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    Cancer Wellness "The Karmanos Men's Support Group is now like a family to me that meets all my criteria," said Robert Brooks, a multiple myeloma survivor. Brooks and Kathleen Hardy, LMSW, oncology social worker and counselor at the Lawrence and Idell Weisberg Cancer Center in Farmington Hills, talk to Cancer Wellness about Karmanos' Men's Support Group. The two describe the relationships made by the men who take part and how those relationships have been impactful throughout their cancer journeys. Read ...

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    The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute , the world-renowned, Detroit-based National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, is the first to receive the SoftVue™ 3D Whole Breast Ultrasound Tomography System (SoftVue™) , following its approval by the Food and Drug Administration. Developed by Novi-based Delphinus Medical Technologies, the new and advanced technology was designed to be the screening solution for women with dense breast tissue. Dense breast tissue is common, affecting 40...

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    The Detroit News Justin Klamerus, M.D., MMM, executive vice president and chief medical officer of McLaren Health Care, comments on Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University's recent news of a planned site to house medical education, cancer research laboratories and community health clinics. This article in The Detroit News takes a look at the possible impact of this project along with other educational and medical projects planned in Detroit. Read the full article here .

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    Health insurance can be difficult to navigate. It’s important to know how and where to get care for you and your family while understanding how to make the most of your health insurance coverage at McLaren Health Plan. Jeff Romback, vice president of strategic business operations, answers some common questions about McLaren Health Plan’s options. If you have McLaren Health Plan, are you limited to going only to McLaren hospitals and offices? The McLaren Health Plan has 82,000 providers and 153 hospitals...

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    "Not treating enlarged prostate can lead to bladder deterioration, and that's why it's important to monitor for any symptom changes."   There’s no one-size-fits-all when it comes to treatment when you have an enlarged prostate. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH ) is a common condition for men as they age. When the prostate is enlarged, it can irritate or block the bladder, leading to symptoms over time that can be bothersome to some. “Common symptoms men face with an enlarged prostate include troub...

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    "...to be acknowledged by LGBT Detroit for community service is incredibly meaningful."   LGBT Detroit, an organization that works to increase awareness of and support to Detroit's LGBT culture through education and advocacy, has recognized a Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine faculty member for her commitment to the LBGT community. Hayley Thompson, Ph.D., faculty supervisor of the Office of Cancer Health Equity & Community Engagement (OCHECE) at Karmanos an...

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    "Often the signs and symptoms of gynecologic cancers, such as ovarian cancer, for example, may be common symptoms people have from time to time."    September is gynecologic cancer awareness month, a nationwide effort to educate women about screening and prevention. Gynecologic cancers start in a women’s reproductive organs and include five main types: cervical , endometrial , ovarian , vaginal, and vulvar cancer .  Each gynecologic cancer can have different signs and symptoms and have of...

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    Oncology Fellows In the latest issue of OncLive's Oncology Fellows,  Abhinav Deol, M.D. , medical oncologist, program director of the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program and member of the Bone Marrow & Stem Cell Transplant Hematology Oncology and Multiple Myeloma and Amyloidosis Multidisciplinary Teams, reflects on his time as a fellow at Karmanos. Dr. Deol also outlines how the program at Karmanos and Wayne State University prepares fellows for their first job and how he helps fellows under...

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    Karmanos Cancer Institutes' Office of Health Equity and Community Engagement (OCHECE) and Wayne State University School of Medicine's Center for Health Equity and Community Knowledge in Urban Populations (CHECK-UP) is coordinating the return of the WSU & Karmanos Cancer Institute Community-Engaged Research Symposium series.  This year’s sessions will be held virtually and address LGBTQ, Black, racial, and Middle Eastern/North African (MENA), refugee and immigrant health equity with the goa...

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    Kay-Uwe Wagner, Ph.D., leader of the Tumor Biology and Microenvironment Research Program at Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and professor of basic science in the Department of Oncology at Wayne State University School of Medicine, has been selected as the winner of the 2022 Drs. Anthony and Joyce Danielski Kales Endowed Faculty Award for Innovative Cancer Researcher for his role as the principal investigator of a multi-institutional research team that identified the cellular origin of a specific t...