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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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    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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    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 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.

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    On Thursday, September 30, 2021, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute will celebrate its 27th annual Partners Event highlighting the importance of cancer research. The night will feature an electric live performance from Collision Six, powerful presentations and an incredible auction with all proceeds benefiting Karmanos Cancer Institute. Partners Night 2021 is virtual and is free for everyone. To register, donate and participate go to Partners21.givesmart.com . Partners 2021 All funds raised throu...

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    Fox 2 Detroit In a story about support for Lori Robertson, a Berkley resident with bile duct cancer, Felicity Harper, Ph.D., associate professor, clinical psychologist, member of the Supportive Oncology Multidisciplinary Team and Population Studies and Disparities Research Program at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University of Medicine weighs in on the importance of community during trying times. Click here to read the complete story.

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    Howard Katz is a nine-year survivor of Stage IV pancreatic cancer. Diagnosed at his community hospital, Katz received a poor prognosis, given the three percent five-year survival rate for those with his condition. Unwilling to accept his fate, he sought treatment at Karmanos Cancer Institute and credits the life-saving clinical expertise and innovative treatments pioneered at centers designated by the National Cancer Institute like Karmanos and the continuous emotional support provided by the Karmanos f...

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    The Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Flint is expanding to fulfill the increasing need for oncology services in Genesee County with the addition of four highly respected Karmanos Cancer Institute physicians. Robert Morris, M.D .; Radhika P. Gogoi, M.D., Ph.D. .; John J. Wallbillich, M.D .; and Ira S. Winer, M.D., Ph.D . are joining the comprehensive cancer care team at Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Flint to bring advanced care for cancers of the female reproductive system to the community. “W...

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    Mohammed Najeeb Al Hallak, M.D., MS, member of the Gastrointestinal and Neuroendocrine Multidisciplinary Team at Karmanos Cancer Institute, talks with Kevin Dietz about a recent study that linked alcohol to more than 740,000 cancer cases in 2020. Click here to listen .