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University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center Turns 25

Max Wicha, M.D., director of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, reflects on the center’s first 25 years and what the future may hold. 1,210 more words

Draper Therapies

Spices halt growth of breast stem cells, U-M study finds ( Curcumin, piperine )

2009 study posted for filing

Contact: Nicole Fawcett nfawcett@umich.edu 734-764-2220 University of Michigan Health System

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A new study finds that compounds derived from the spices turmeric and pepper could help prevent breast cancer by limiting the growth of stem cells, the small number of cells that fuel a tumor’s growth. 639 more words

Disease And Conditions

Street Beat: The Battle Against Cancer

This week on Street Beat, host Syma Chowdhry and the Community Correspondents take Street Beat to the front lines in the battle against cancer.

First, Gael Sandoval, a volunteer with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, talks about this devastating illness, shares her story, and explains what is being done to find a cure. 135 more words


Help Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day

Taking place June 3rd is National Cancer Survivors Day (www.ncsdf.org). It is an annual celebration that is held in hundreds of communities throughout the US, Canada, and other participating countries on the first Sunday of June. 476 more words


Latino Health at the University of Michigan

On Sunday, October 9th, 2011, the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center collaborated with members from the School of Public Health and the Ann Arbor Public Library to host “El Dia de la Familia Latina.” This event’s main goal is to bring awareness to the local Latino community about health issues such as cancer, high blood pressure, and cholesterol. 834 more words

Progress in Improving Access to Health Care/Treatment Options

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network: Video: Real Progress in Improving Access to Health Care.

As many of you know we work with the University of Michigan’s Comprehensive Care Center and through the conversations we have, come across relevant and very important information that we wish to share with everyone. 50 more words


A Report on the 40 Year War with Cancer

Betsy de Parry, a woman who I’ve come to know through emails via a ACC (adrenocortical carcinoma) group, wrote this fantastic article explaining the war on cancer that Draper is not only doing their part to help, but just to give background on cancer as a whole. 48 more words