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Living through Katrina associated with higher death rate among breast cancer patients

Nursing Assistant Professor, Sue Anne Bell, conducted studies highlighting the impact of natural disasters on cancer patients, finding that these patients had a higher mortality rate. October 30, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Society #healthcare #Cancer #LauraBailey #SueAnneBell ​​​​​​​​​​


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Exposure to Chemotherapy Can Create Hazards for Nurses, Pharmacists as They Deliver Lifesaving Care to Patients, But Use of Protective Devices Remains Low

Nursing Elizabeth Professor Christopher R. Friese, Ph.D., R.N. conducted a study that sought to improve the safety practice of nurses when handling chemotherapy. March 20, 2019. ​ #5-15mins #Nursing #web-article #SchoolofNursing #HealthandWellness #Cancer #Safety #Workplace #ChristopherrFriese ​​​​​​​​​


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Cancer Patients Want to Pull Back the Curtain on Pathology

Michigan Medicine Pathology Assistant Professor Cathryn Lapedis, M.D., M.P.H. conducted a study on patient-pathologist programs' various benefits which include anxiety and distress reduction and improvements to patients’ quality of life. October 10, 2019. #15-30min #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Cancer #IanDemsky #CathrynLapedis ​​​​​​​​​ #Featured #FeaturedHealth ​​


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Study: Aggressive Breast Cancers Store Large Amounts of Energy, Which Enables It to Spread

Michigan Medicine Epidemiology Professor and U-M Rogel Cancer Center Researcher Sofia D. Merajver is researching the presence of glycogen in aggressive cancers that enable the cells to become resistant to precision medicines. October 4, 2019 #5mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Science #Cancer #Research #DiscoveryoftheWeek ​​


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Short-Term Health Impacts of Prostate Cancer Detection Methods

Michigan Medicine's Dr. Prasad Shankar discusses a new study comparing the patient discomfort following a prostate MRI to the discomfort after a prostate biopsy, and how this knowledge can improve patient comfort in the future. April 30, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Technology #Cancer #JinaSiwani #PrasadShankar ​​​​​​​​​


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Prostate Cancer Patients Can Pursue Healthy Sex Lives After Surgery

Michigan Medicine Associate Professor, Dr. Daniela Wittmann, reviews the importance of physiological and emotional rehabilitation after prostate cancer. #September 17, 2019 #5-15minutes #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Science #Cancer #Surgery #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation


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Preventing Cancer: Thwarting a Disease that Affects 1 in 3 Americans

School of Public Health Professors offer their unique expertise to explain cancer research from environmental, nutritional, and epidemiological perspectives in this podcast episode. August 13, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicHealth #podcast #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Science #Cancer #Medicine #healthcare #Epidemiology ​​​​​​​​​​


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Gene Therapy: Medicine’s Ultimate Frontier

#60+mins #In-PersonCourse #osherlifelonglearninginstitute #Science #Health/Wellness #Genetics #Cancer #Medicine #OLLI

 12-06-2019 | 03:00 PM - 05:30 PM ET


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U-M Startup Helps Identify Patients at Risk for Hereditary Cancers

Michigan Medicine and Rogel Cancer Center faculty team up to create InheRET Inc., an online hereditary cancer risk assessment program, allowing patients access to early detection and prevention. July 2, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Technology #Cancer #Medicine #MedicalAdvice ​​​​​​​​​


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By Cannibalizing Nearby Stromal Stem Cells, Some Breast Cancer Cells Gain Invasion Advantage

U-M Rogel Cancer Center and College of Engineering researchers conduct groundbreaking research, finding breast cancer cells that swallow up nearby stem cells take on some of their properties, enhancing their ability to perform metastasis. June 25, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #Science #Cancer #Engineering #Technology #CelinaKleer #IanDemsky ​​​​​​​​​​​