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Nov 24, 2014, 13:24 ET
Hayley S. Thompson, Ph. D., associate professor, Population Studies and Disparities Research Program at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit, and Department of Oncology, Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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,...

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 31, 2014, 16:01 ET
The Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit presents its 2014 Heroes of Breast Cancer honorees: (L-R)  Rob Davidek, CBS Radio Detroit; Teresa Rodges, McLaren Oakland Foundation's Sister & Sister Free Mammogram Program; Nancy Iles, LMSW, Karmanos Cancer Institute; Karin List, Ph.D., Karmanos and Wayne State University; Kris Kelly, WWJ-TV/WKBD-TV Detroit;  Jenny Stewart; Maureen Keenan Meldrum, Karmanos and Susan G. Komen; Ellyn Davidson, Brogan & Partners; Peter Lichtenberg, Ph.D., Wayne State University; Hope Bradford, Kelly Services; and Michigan Sen. Glenn Anderson. Also honored was Welcome Missionary Baptist Church.

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, host of Detroit's Channel 955's Mojo in the Morning; and Chad Johnson, CEO of Lady Jane's Haircuts for Men, have both lost loved ones to breast cancer. Their passion for raising awareness of breast cancer led to Bras for a Cause. Johnson pledged $1 for every bra collected. The metro-Detroit community responded. On Oct. 30, Johnson and the Mojo in the Morning team presented a $10,000 check to Nick Karmanos for the Karmanos Cancer Institute's breast cancer support programs. From left to right are Shannon, Mojo, Johnson, Spike and Karmanos.

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....

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...

Sep 24, 2014, 17:09 ET
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute recently celebrated its 21st Annual Partners Golf and Night events, raising more than $916,000 to fund cancer survivorship research. Honored this year were the Institute's long-time benefactors Mary Kay and Keith Crain, a cancer survivor and chairman of Crain Communications Inc. Among the 450 people in attendance were Lexi Crain Armstrong, Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D., president and CEO, Karmanos Cancer Institute, and KC and Ashley Crain. Partners events honor outstanding philanthropists and over the past 21 years have raised nearly $14.5 million in support of Karmanos' exceptional cancer care and state-of-the-science research. (PRNewsFoto/Karmanos Cancer Institute, Photo credit: Patricia A. Ellis, Karmanos Cancer Institute)

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(R) grants nearly $900,000 to local breast cancer programs and announces that next year's race will be May 16, 2015. Photo by Ben Craine. (PRNewsFoto/Karmanos Cancer Institute)

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
Join the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit for its 21st Annual Partners Night honoring Mary Kay and Keith Crain, chairman, Crain Communications, Inc. Partners is a signature fundraiser that honors outstanding philanthropists who support Karmanos’ exceptional cancer care and cutting-edge research. Partners Night will take place Saturday, Sept. 20, at the historic Detroit Public Library. Pre-registration is required by calling 313-576-8106 or visiting www.karmanos.org/partners. Over the past 20 years, Partners events have raised nearly $13.5 million to support the Karmanos Cancer Institute’s exceptional state-of-the science research. (PRNewsFoto/Karmanos Cancer Institute)

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...

Aug 28, 2014, 09:44 ET
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Prostate cancer symposium Saturday, Sept. 20, Latest Treatment Advancements: What you learn here could save your life

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, in collaboration with Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSU SOM), will present the fourth...

Jul 14, 2014, 07:08 ET
The Detroit Tigers and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute are teaming up for the third annual Pink Out the Park at the Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Indians game Friday, Sept. 12, at 7:08 p.m., at Comerica Park. The event raises awareness of breast health and helps raise funds for breast cancer research. Three ticket package options are available and each include a Pink Out the Park limited edition t-shirt and a donation to breast cancer research at the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Tickets for these sections are limited. To purchase tickets or for more information visit www.tigers.com/pinkout. (PRNewsFoto/Karmanos Cancer Institute)

Detroit Tigers and Karmanos Cancer Institute team up for Third Annual Pink Out the Park Friday, Sept. 12

The Detroit Tigers and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute are teaming up for the third annual Pink Out the Park at the Detroit Tigers vs....

Jun 23, 2014, 07:05 ET
Join the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute for its 21st Annual Partners events honoring Mary Kay and Keith Crain, chairman, Crain Communications, Inc. Partners is a signature fundraiser that honors outstanding philanthropists who support Karmanos' exceptional cancer care and cutting-edge research. Partners Golf Classic will take place Monday, Aug. 25, at Franklin Hills Country Club. Partners Night will take place Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Detroit Public Library. Pre-registration is required by calling 313-576-8106 or visiting www.karmanos.org/partners. Over the past 20 years, Partners events have raised nearly $13.5 million to support the Karmanos Cancer Institute's exceptional state-of-the science research. (PRNewsFoto/Karmanos Cancer Institute)

Karmanos Cancer Institute's 21st Annual Partners events honor Mary Kay and Keith Crain

Join the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute as it celebrates its 21st Annual Partners events, a signature fundraiser honoring outstanding...

Jun 04, 2014, 14:28 ET
Get ready to be inspired! The 23rd Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure, locally presented by the Karmanos Cancer Institute, is Saturday, June 7 at Chene Park in Detroit. Onsite registration will be available. For more information visit http://www.karmanoscancer.org/KomenDetroit/racedayinfo.aspx or call 1-800-527-6266. (Photo by Wayne Fisk) (PRNewsFoto/Karmanos Cancer Institute)

23rd Annual Komen Detroit Race for the Cure® June 7 at Chene Park, Detroit

The 23rd Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure®, locally presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute will be Saturday,...

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...

Apr 30, 2014, 05:35 ET
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 32nd Annual Dinner, chaired by Pernilla and Dan Ammann, raised more than $2.7 million. Proceeds from this year's event will help renovate the Institute's infusion center. A significant portion of the funds came from the auction of the first regular retail production 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, donated by Chevrolet, which brought in $1 million at the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Palm Beach, Fla. More than 500 guests continued fundraising efforts at the Annual Dinner held April 26, at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. Host sponsor was Cadillac. (PRNewsFoto/Karmanos Cancer Institute)

Karmanos Cancer Institute's 32nd Annual Dinner raised All-Time High: More than $2.7 million to enhance Cancer Care

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 32nd Annual Dinner chaired by Pernilla Ammann, chief operating officer of Mother New York; and Dan...

Mar 31, 2014, 07:05 ET
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Karmanos Cancer Institute's 32nd Annual Dinner April 26

 Join the celebration and the fight against cancer by participating in the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's 32nd Annual Dinner,...

Feb 04, 2014, 08:59 ET
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Margaret Dimond named President of Karmanos Cancer Hospital

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute announces the appointment of Margaret Dimond, Ph.D., as president of the Karmanos Cancer Hospital,...

Jan 21, 2014, 07:05 ET
Justin Klamerus, M.D., M.M.M., has been named chief quality officer and executive vice president, Community-Based Programs for the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.  (PRNewsFoto/Karmanos Cancer Institute)

Karmanos Cancer Institute appoints Dr. Justin Klamerus to Chief Quality Officer, Executive Vice President, Community-Based Programs

 Justin Klamerus, M.D., M.M.M., has been named chief quality officer and executive vice president, Community-Based Programs for the Barbara...

Jan 09, 2014, 07:05 ET
Same Mission. Same Race. New Place. Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure, locally sponsored by Karmanos Cancer Institute. Saturday, June 7, 2014. Chene Park, Detroit. To register visit http://www.karmanoscancer.org/KomenDetroit/registration.aspx(PRNewsFoto/Karmanos Cancer Institute)

23rd Annual Komen Detroit Race for the Cure® set for June 7 at Chene Park, Detroit

SAME MISSION. SAME RACE. NEW PLACE. Registration Open Now! Registration is now open for the largest breast cancer event in Michigan –...

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...