Research Programs

Fundamental basic laboratory, clinical, and population research are the foundation for all of Karmanos Cancer Institute's Research Programs, which are ultimately directed toward the prevention, early detection or treatment of cancer.

Our Programs include: Tumor Biology and Microenvironment (TBM), Molecular Imaging (MI), Molecular Therapeutics (MT) and Population Studies and Disparities Research (PSDR).

The cancer focus is comprehensive, and encompasses etiology, epidemiology, and prevention, early detection (particularly focused on minority populations), basic and translational research, clinical care (based upon multidisciplinary teams) and clinical research (including investigator-initiated and cooperative group clinical trials).

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Karmanos Cancer Institute presents 2021 Heroes of Cancer Awards

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is pleased to announce the winners of its 2021 Heroes of Cancer Awards. This year's event celebrates Kar...

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Karmanos Cancer Institute partners with The Toledo Clinic to establish a new cancer center in Northwest Ohio

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is pleased to announce that it has entered into a partnership with The Toledo Clinic to establish a new ...

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Father with colorectal cancer gives credit to daughter for saving his life

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