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Jan 31, 2017, 06:05 ET Dr. Elisabeth Heath of Karmanos Cancer Institute appointed to Associate Center Director for Translational Sciences

Elisabeth Heath, M.D., FACP, of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine, has been appointed to...


Jan 30, 2017, 15:27 ET 2017 Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure®, May 13, is back at the Ballpark

The 26th Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure®, locally presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, will be Saturday, May...


Jan 17, 2017, 12:17 ET Justin F. Klamerus, M.D., MMM, appointed President of Karmanos Cancer Hospital

Justin F. Klamerus, M.D., MMM, has been appointed to president of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Hospital, the clinical operation of Karmanos...


Dec 12, 2016, 15:05 ET Karmanos Nurse Pamela Laszewski to receive prestigious 2017 Oncology Nursing Society Excellence in Radiation Therapy Nursing Award

Pamela Laszewski, RN, OCN, clinical leader of Radiation at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, will receive the notable 2017 Oncology...


Nov 10, 2016, 13:21 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute named Screening Center of Excellence

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's main campus in Detroit, along with Karmanos' Lawrence and Idell Weisberg Cancer Treatment Center in...


Nov 09, 2016, 13:56 ET Dr. Elisabeth Heath of Karmanos Cancer Institute honored with inaugural Michigan Cancer Consortium Champion Award for 2016

Elisabeth Heath, M.D., FACP, leader of the Genitourinary Oncology Multidisciplinary Team and the Patricia C. and E. Jan Hartmann Endowed Chair for...


Oct 27, 2016, 17:24 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute honors 12 inspirational individuals and organizations with its 2016 Heroes of Breast Cancer Award

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute continues its longtime tradition during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month recognizing 12 outstanding...


Oct 26, 2016, 13:56 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute's 23rd Annual Partners Events raise more than $750,000

Approximately 450 guests attended the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 23rd Annual Partners Night on Saturday, Oct. 22. Partners Night, held...


Sep 22, 2016, 18:14 ET 2016 Komen Detroit Race for the Cure® raises more than $1 million

 Approximately 250 top supporters gathered Sept. 21 to hear the accomplishments of the 25th annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the...


Aug 11, 2016, 06:50 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit to host healthy breast tissue collection event Saturday, Sept. 24, to help advance cancer research

Women can help contribute to cancer research by donating a sample of healthy breast tissue during a collection event at the Barbara Ann Karmanos...


Aug 01, 2016, 14:02 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute's 23rd Annual Partners Events support cancer research; honor philanthropists Linda Dresner and Ed Levy, Jr.

 For the past 22 years, a group of hands-on entrepreneurs and philanthropists have been raising funds and awareness for the cutting-edge cancer...


Jun 21, 2016, 06:05 ET Ann Schwartz, Ph.D., of Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit elected to International Lung Cancer Consortium steering committee

 Ann G. Schwartz, Ph.D., MPH, deputy center director and executive vice president for Research and Academic Affairs at the Barbara Ann Karmanos...


Mar 18, 2016, 12:29 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute announces promotions of scientific members

Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, recently announced the promotion of...


Feb 11, 2016, 13:30 ET Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute secures 2016 Women's Choice Award® as one of America's Best Hospitals for Cancer Care

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute has received the 2016 Women's Choice Award® as one of America's Best Hospitals for Cancer Care for...


Jan 27, 2016, 11:00 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute among nation's top cancer centers endorsing HPV vaccination for cancer prevention

In response to low national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute has joined the...


Jan 20, 2016, 12:08 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit and Windsor Regional Hospital in Windsor announce the first accredited trans-border medical physics residency program

 The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute based in Detroit, Mich., and the Windsor Regional Hospital Cancer Program in Windsor, Ont., have...


Dec 03, 2015, 14:32 ET 2016 celebrates 25th anniversary of Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure®

The 2016 Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure®, locally presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, will celebrate its 25th...


Oct 29, 2015, 20:15 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute honors 12 inspirational individuals and organizations with its 2015 Heroes of Breast Cancer Award

 The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute continues its longtime tradition during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month recognizing 12...


Jan 15, 2015, 11:29 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute's 33rd Annual Dinner April 25, 2015

 Join the celebration and help save lives by participating in the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 33rd Annual Dinner, Saturday, April...


Nov 24, 2014, 13:24 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute's Hayley Thompson, Ph.D., awarded $1.8 million grant to improve access to cancer survivor resources

Hayley S. Thompson, Ph. D., associate professor, Population Studies and Disparities Research Program at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute,...


Oct 31, 2014, 16:01 ET 12 inspirational individuals and organizations receive Karmanos Cancer Institute's 2014 Heroes of Breast Cancer Awards

 The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute recognized 12 outstanding individuals and organizations at its 20th annual Heroes of Breast...


Oct 30, 2014, 12:55 ET Mojo in the Morning and Lady Jane's Haircuts for Men engage community for Bras for a Cause

Channel 955's Mojo, host of Mojo in the Morning; and Chad Johnson, CEO of Lady Jane's Haircuts for Men, have both lost loved ones to breast cancer....


Sep 24, 2014, 17:09 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute's 21st Annual Partners events raise more than $916,000 for cancer survivorship research

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 21st Annual Partners Golf and Night events have raised more than $916,000 to fund cancer survivorship...


Sep 17, 2014, 20:00 ET 2014 Komen Detroit Race for the Cure® grants nearly $900,000 to local breast cancer programs and announces 2015 Race date

 As a result of funds raised in the 2014 Komen Detroit Race for the Cure, locally presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute,...


Sep 08, 2014, 15:46 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute's 21st Annual Partners Night Sept. 20 honors Mary Kay and Keith Crain; raises funds for cancer research

Combine a sophisticated affair at a beautiful venue recognizing a well-deserving philanthropic couple and benefiting cancer research and it results...