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Clinical Trial Offers Clues About Why Some Metastatic Prostate Cancers Don’t Respond to Anti-Androgen Therapy

U-M Rogel Cancer Center expert Joshi Alumkal is among the leaders of a multi-institutional clinical trial finding characteristics of non-responsive prostate cancer tumors that might be targetable and treatable. April 27, 2020. #5mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #Health/Wellness #Cancer


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New Analytic Tool Designed to Help Guide Precision Cancer Research and Treatment

School of Public Health Professor Veerabhadran Baladandayuthapani develops a new analytic tool that combines multiple data sets to help guide cancer research and patient care. May 18, 2020. #5mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #Health/Wellness #Technology #Cancer #PublicHealth


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Hazardous Drug Spills Put Cancer Nurses at Risk

A professor of nursing and a professor of health management at U-M Christopher R. Friese et. al. have published a study highlighting the need to improve reporting and training, and for additional research into the underlying causes of hazardous spills. April 28, 2020. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Science #Cancer #Safety #Nursing #Equipment #ChristopherrFriese ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Turning On the ‘Off Switch’ in Cancer Cells

U-M Rogel Cancer Center and Case Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified the binding site where drug compounds could activate a key braking mechanism against the runaway growth of many types of cancer. April 20, 2020. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Science #Cancer #Research #Chemistry #Technology #DerekTaylor #IanDemsky ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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How Should Radiation Oncologists Manage Prostate Cancer Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center co-chair of genitourinary clinical research Daniel Spratt, M.D. discusses how patient care will change for prostate cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. March 26, 2020. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Cancer #Safety #InfectiousDiseases #COVID-19 #IanDemsky #DanielSpratt ​​​​​​​​​​​


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When Prostate Cancer Recurs, Adding Hormone Therapy to Radiation May Harm Men with Low PSA Levels

U-M Rogel Cancer Center associate chair of research Daniel Spratt M.D. et. al. have published an article that describes how adding long term hormone therapy to radiation therapy may do more harm than good for men with low PSA levels. March 26, 2020. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Cancer #Surgery #Safety #COVID-19 #IanDemsky #DanielSpratt ​​​​​​​​​​​


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The Uncertainty of a Stage 4 Cancer Diagnosis

Michigan Health Blog conducts an interview with Rev. Dr. Stacey Simpson Duke, and she offers tips for talking to friends or loved ones with a cancer diagnosis, as well as planning for the future. March 26, 2020. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #Health/Wellness #Society #Cancer #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Michigan #advice


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Combining Smoke Cessation Programs with Screening for Lung Cancer Can Reduce Mortality

School of Public Health Associate Professor of Epidemiology Rafael Meza et al. discover that programs that help smokers kick the habit, paired with existing lung cancer screening efforts, could reduce lung cancer mortality by 14%. March 9, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Society #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Safety #Cancer #Research #smoking #RafaelMeza ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Cancer: Faster Screening to Hit "Undruggable" Targets

U-M researchers have discovered that coiled protein fragments could provide a new handle on hard to treat diseases for patients, such as cancer. January 21, 2020. # #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineeringCenters-Other #HealthandWellness #Science #Medicine #Research #Cancer ​​​​​​​​​


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Cancer-Related Distress: Don’t Just Take It. Talk About It.

Michigan Rogel Cancer Center Director Michelle Riba M.D., M.S., and other researchers have found that cancer patients rarely disclose distress from cancer, and discuss how it can affect their treatment and mental health. December 18, 2019. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Cancer #MentalHealth #MedicalAdvice #MichelleRiba ​​​​​​​​​