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Jul 15, 2015, 07:05 ET
The Karmanos Cancer Institute's Partners Committee members are gearing up for the 22nd Annual Partners Events: the Golf Classic, Monday, Aug. 31, at Franklin Hills Country Club; and Partners Night, Thursday, Oct. 1, set in Detroit's chic Russell Industrial Center. Honorary Chairs are Jennifer and Brian Hermelin. Partners Executive Committee Co-Chairs are Jason Geisz and Adam Speck.For the past 21 years, Partners Events have raised nearly $14.5 million to support Karmanos' cutting-edge cancer research. This year's events will continue that momentum. Pre-registration is required. For sponsorship opportunities or for more information, call 313-576-8106, email laurinl@karmanos.org or visit www.karmanos.org/partners.

Young philanthropists plan Karmanos Cancer Institute's 22nd Annual Partners Events; support cancer research

For the past 21 years, a group of hands-on entrepreneurs and philanthropists have stepped up to raise awareness and funds for the cutting-edge...

May 06, 2015, 19:49 ET
Join us for one of the most inspirational events in metro Detroit: the 24th Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure(r), locally presented by the Karmanos Cancer Institute. The event will take place Saturday, May 16, at Chene Park on Detroit's riverfront. Since the first Detroit Race in 1992, more than $27 million has been raised and invested in the fight against breast cancer supporting screening, treatment and education for underserved communities, as well as fund breast cancer research in Michigan and around the world. Join us for the 5K walk/run. To register call 1-800-KARMANOS.

There is Victory in Every Step! Register for the 24th Annual Komen Detroit Race for the Cure® May 16 at Chene Park, Detroit

 Join us for one of the most inspirational events that raises critical resources to help save lives. The 24th Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit...

Mar 26, 2015, 14:28 ET
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute will celebrate its 33rd Annual Dinner Saturday, April 25, at the General Motors Design Dome. This year's Annual Dinner Chairs are Debra and Bob Ferguson, senior vice president, Global Public Policy, General Motors and chairman of the GM Foundation. Proceeds from this year's event will support the expansion of Karmanos' Intensive Care Unit and develop a 24-hour Acute Care Clinic to support the continuum of specialized care for Karmanos patients. For more information on the event, sponsorship opportunities or ways to get involved, call 313-576-8108.

Karmanos Cancer Institute's 33rd Annual Dinner April 25 goes high-tech for cancer care

 When the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute partners with General Motors and the General Motors Foundation to enhance cancer research and...

Feb 02, 2015, 07:05 ET
Bob Ferguson, senior vice president, Global Public Policy for General Motors Company and chairman of the GM Foundation, and his wife Debra are chairs for the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 33rd Annual Dinner. The event will take place Saturday, April 25, at the General Motors Design Dome, in Warren, Mich. Proceeds from his year's event will expand Karmanos' intensive care services and build a new 24-hour care clinic to best support the needs of Karmanos cancer patients. To reserve tickets...

GM Foundation donates $500,000 to Karmanos Cancer Institute for research

 The General Motors Foundation has donated $500,000 to support cancer research at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, continuing its...

Jan 07, 2015, 08:05 ET
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit, Mich., will build on the success of its blood-related cancer services thanks to a $5,375,000 grant from the Dresner Foundation. The grant will be distributed over the next five years and will elevate the Institute's leadership in hematologic malignancies research. Accepting the grant from the Karmanos Cancer Institute are (from left) Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D., president and CEO; and Charles Schiffer, M.D. They are joined by Dresner Foundation representatives Gary Weisman, vice president; Kevin Furlong, CEO/CFO; Lori Dresner, president; and her husband Peter Wycoff.

Karmanos Cancer Institute receives $5.3 million grant from Dresner Foundation to enhance research and services for patients with blood-related cancers

 The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute will be able to build on the success of its blood-related cancer services thanks to a generous grant...

Nov 18, 2014, 07:05 ET
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Karmanos Cancer Institute honored by Michigan Cancer Consortium with Spirit of Collaboration Award

 The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute was recognized by the Michigan Cancer Consortium with the 2014 Spirit of Collaboration Award for its...

Oct 14, 2014, 15:42 ET
Nearly 40,000 fans filled Comerica Park for the Detroit Tigers 2014 Pink Out the Park in partnership with the Karmanos Cancer Institute to raise awareness of breast health. Fans had the opportunity to write the name of a loved one on pink placards, supporting someone going through the breast cancer fight or in honor of someone who lost their battle. The enthusiasm for the Detroit Tigers was electric and the support expressed by fans for all those touched by breast cancer was inspiring...

Detroit Tigers Pink Out the Park hits a home run

 When it comes to raising breast health awareness that benefits our community, the Detroit Tigers hit it out of the ballpark. That's exactly...

Oct 01, 2014, 10:25 ET
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Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University enhance commitment to cancer care, research

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute (KCI) and Wayne State University (WSU) have reaffirmed their commitment to promoting excellence in cancer...

May 07, 2014, 07:05 ET
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Karmanos Cancer Center specialists test Google Glass to promote better patient care

Doctors with the Head and Neck Oncology Multidisciplinary Team at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center are using Google Glass to enhance...

Jan 02, 2014, 07:05 ET
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Karmanos Cancer Institute's 32nd Annual Dinner April 26, 2014

Pernilla and Dan Ammann Chair Signature Event Join the celebration and help save lives by participating in the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer...

Apr 30, 2013, 18:14 ET
The Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure, locally presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Comerica Park in Detroit. Call 1-800-527-6266 to register.  (PRNewsFoto/Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute)

Register for the 22nd Annual Komen Detroit Race for the Cure®, May 18, and help move us closer to a world without breast cancer

Register now for one of the most inspirational experiences in metro Detroit – the 22nd Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the...

Apr 11, 2013, 07:05 ET
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Auction of First 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible brings Donations to over $2.2 Million to-date toward Karmanos Cancer Institute's Annual Dinner

 The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's Annual Dinner, April 20, has already raised more than $2.2 million toward its $2.5 million goal,...

Feb 28, 2013, 10:57 ET
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Karmanos Cancer Center doctors named to prestigious Best Doctors in America® List

 More than 90 physicians affiliated with the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center have been named to the Best Doctors in America ® List for...

Feb 04, 2013, 07:05 ET
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GM Foundation Donates $400,000 to Cancer Research

Kim and Mark Reuss to Chair Karmanos Cancer Institute's 31st Annual Dinner April 20 The General Motors Foundation donated $400,000 for the...

Jan 17, 2013, 13:25 ET
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Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute receives grant from Farrah Fawcett Foundation to establish patient assistance fund

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center has received a $25,000 grant through the Farrah Fawcett Foundation to establish the Farrah Fawcett Fund for...

May 29, 2012, 13:59 ET
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Karmanos Cancer Center receives HealthGrades' 2012 Outstanding Patient Experience Award

 The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center is among 332 hospitals nationwide to receive HealthGrades' 2012 Outstanding Patient Experience...

Apr 30, 2012, 13:35 ET
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Karmanos Cancer Institute's 30th Annual Dinner raises nearly $1.7 Million to Benefit Cancer Care

Most Successful Annual Dinner in Karmanos Cancer Institute's History  The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 30th Annual Dinner...

Mar 29, 2012, 15:53 ET
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Karmanos Cancer Center Dedicates Dresner Family Clinic

 The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center dedicated its new Joseph Dresner Family Clinic for Hematologic Malignancies & Stem Cell...

Mar 26, 2012, 07:11 ET

Custom 45th Anniversary Chevrolet Camaro to be Auctioned April 6

100% of Proceeds to Benefit the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute The first 45th Anniversary Chevrolet Camaro Convertible, VIN...

Jun 17, 2011, 09:28 ET
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Karmanos Cancer Institute's Partners Honors Kid Rock & Kid Rock Foundation at 18th Annual Partners Golf Classic, Night Events

Karmanos Partners, a group of young, hands-on volunteers dedicated to raising money for the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, is honoring Kid...