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    WXYZ Detroit, Channel 7 Joanne Ortolan of Grosse Ile was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer in 2013. She was honored ahead of the 10th Annual Pink Out the Park game with the Detroit Tigers by receiving a pink bat from PAWS. Joanne spoke with WXYZ about her cancer care journey, what keeps her going every day, and the importance of screening for breast cancer. Read the full article here. Click here to learn more about breast cancer screenings at Karmanos Cancer Institute.

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    CBS Detroit Breast cancer survivors will be honored at the 10th Annual Pink Out the Park with the Detroit Tigers. This game helps McLaren Health Care and Karmanos Cancer Institute educate fans about the importance of annual mammograms. Read the full article here.

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    OncLive Abhinav Deol, M.D. , medical oncologist and member of the Bone Marrow & Stem Cell Transplant , Hematology Oncology and Multiple Myeloma and Amyloidosis Multidisciplinary Programs at Karmanos Cancer Institute, discusses the use of CAR T-cell therapy in earlier lines of therapy in cancer care. Read the full article here.

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    Ovarian Cancer Education Ira Winer, M.D., Ph.D., FACOG , gynecologic oncologist and member of the Gynecologic Oncology and Phase I Clinical-Pharmacology Multidisciplinary Teams at Karmanos Cancer Institute, along with Jennifer Land, RN, a clinical trials nurse at Karmanos are featured on an episode of the Ovarian Cancer Education Podcast to discuss clinical trials. Listen to the podcast episode here. Click here to learn more about clinical trials at Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.

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    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute , in partnership with the Detroit Tigers and McLaren Health Care, the official health care system of the Tigers, continues the tradition of the “Pink Out the Park” theme during the Friday, May 13 game against the Baltimore Orioles at Comerica Park. This special event has raised awareness for breast health for the past 10 years. Breast cancer survivors will be honored during a special pre-game ceremony on the field, with first pitch scheduled for 7:10 p.m. Throughout...

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    This spring marks the fourth year of treating patients at the McLaren Proton Therapy Center, part of the Karmanos Cancer Network, in Flint. Since 2018, the capacity of the center has grown and proton therapy experts are able to treat many more patients, with plans to expand during the next two years. Hundreds of patients have gone through proton therapy treatment, including the 500 th patient, who completed treatment for glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer, in late March 2022. “I have a friend on the e...

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    CancerNetwork Ira Winer, M.D., Ph.D., FACOG , member of the Gynecologic Oncology and Phase I Clinical-Pharmacology Multidisciplinary Teams at Karmanos, spoke about the future directions of nemvaleukin alfa plus pembrolizumab for patients with pretreated resistant ovarian cancer. Listen to his interview with CancerNetwork here .

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    Allisyn Mattice-Eskau GRAND BLANC, Mich.— Allisyn Mattice-Eskau, director of government & regulatory affairs for McLaren Health Care, whose accomplishments and strong dedication to health care advancement through legislation, has landed a prized spot on the list of “ 30 in Their Thirties 2022 ,” an annual compilation of business professionals in their 30s who have achieved notable success produced by DBusiness Magazine . Discovering her passion and intense interest in health care legislation while s...

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    Navigators meet with patients at the beginning o their diagnosis and can work closely throughout the entire treatment process.   Oncology nurse navigators are professional registered nurses with oncology-specific clinical knowledge. They assist patients, families, and caregivers in overcoming any obstacles in their cancer journey. The navigators at Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Greater Lansing are an essential part of the patient’s plan of care and the point of contact to help facilitate tim...

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    Oncology Issues In Oncology Issues , a publication of the Association of Community Cancer Centers, Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University researchers, Lauren M. Hamel, Ph.D., Susan Eggly, Ph.D., and research assistant Lorna Mabunda, MSI, explain how both institutions developed a mobile app to educate patients and providers about the importance of cost of care discussions. The application is called the Dis cussions of Co st (DISCO). Read the full article here .