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    Karmanos is pleased to congratulate Radhika Gogoi, M.D., Ph.D. , member of the Gynecologic Oncology Multidisciplinary Team at Karmanos for securing a Geri Fournier Ovarian Cancer Research Grant in the amount of $50,000. The annual award is given by The Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance to recognize and provide funding for the critical research happening in the state. Dr. Gogoi received the grant award for a research project that aims to identify differences between BRCA1 and BRCA2 proteins that may lead ...

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    “I don’t even feel like I went through it… You might have to go through a few more treatments than you would [with] the traditional [radiation], but it’s worth it because it [proton therapy] doesn’t put your body through as much trauma than it already has been [through].”   “October 19. I remember the day. Horrible day.” Teresa Link of Clio was working on the farm, a normal day for her in 2019. It was hay season, and she was working extra hours so that she could pay for her yearly mammogram . “I ca...

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    SoftVue™ 3D Whole Breast Ultrasound Tomography System developed by Karmanos Cancer Institute spinoff Delphinus Medical Technologies, LLC Karmanos Cancer Institute is pleased to celebrate the FDA approval of SoftVue™ 3D Whole Breast Ultrasound Tomography System (SoftVue™) for use as an adjunct to digital mammography in screening asymptomatic women with dense breast tissue. This technology was developed by Delphinus Medical Technologies, LLC, which originated as part of Karmanos Cancer Institute. This uni...

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    Karmanos is pleased to announce that it has received a Movember – Prostate Cancer Foundation PCF Challenge Award totaling $1 million. PCF Challenge Awards are granted to teams at some of the world’s leading cancer research institutions to support cross-disciplinary pioneering research toward the goal of finding cures for prostate cancer. The funds were raised from the 2020 Movember U.S. Campaign and from the 2020 Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride. Elisabeth Heath, M.D., FACP , leader of the Genitourinary M...

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    “It’s a disease that gets the name ‘silent killer’ because symptoms can be difficult to recognize.” A woman’s ovaries are key to the reproductive functions of the body. They produce eggs for fertilization and the reproductive hormones estrogen and progesterone. Any medical conditions that stop the ovaries from functioning properly can decrease a woman’s fertility. Unfortunately, the ovaries are also susceptible to cancer. “Ovarian cancer begins in the ovaries, but it can also begin developing in the fal...

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    Crain’s Detroit Business Congratulations to Lauren Hamel, Ph.D., assistant professor and member of the Population Studies and Disparities Research Program at the Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Hamel is featured on Crain’s Detroit Business’ 2021 list of Notable Rising Stars in Health Care. This list features individuals who were selected based on their career accomplishments, track record of success in the field and effectiveness of their efforts. Click here ...

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    The American Cancer Society (ACS) recently awarded the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute a $15,000 grant to help alleviate the financial burden of transportation costs for cancer patients in Detroit and throughout the Karmanos Cancer Network, which reaches patients in 46-counties throughout Michigan. The grant will enable Karmanos Cancer Institute to assist more than 750 cancer patients with more than 1,500 rides to treatment in 2021. For cancer patients, lack of transportation creates a significant...

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    The Genesee County-based Singh & Arora Oncology/Hematology practice has joined the comprehensive cancer care team at Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Flint. The move adds physicians Trevor Singh, MD, FACP ; Madan Arora, MD ; David Eilender, MD ; and Sandeep Grewal, MD to the Karmanos Cancer Institute, Michigan’s largest provider of cancer care and research in the state . Their office will remain at  Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Flint , located at 4100 Beecher Road, Suite B, Fli...

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    The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and KSP Specialty Pharmacy (KSP) are pleased to announce the launch of new services and a new website: www.ksppharmacy.org . The new site features provider resources and information for payers and pharmaceutical companies. Most notably, the site includes an online portal where patients can refill their prescriptions. This tool also allows patients to see their list of medications, get reminders and interact with their pharmacist. A portal for patient education a...

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    The Cancer Letter George Yoo, M.D., FACS , Chief Medical Officer at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, discusses the ways that Karmanos adapted to telehealth during 2020 and offers strategies that can be used by other cancer centers. Click here to read the complete article. Click here to download a PDF of the article.