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Sep 30, 2017, 10:18 ET English Gardens Round Up Your Purchase Program To Benefit The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute In October

English Gardens is hosting a fundraiser for the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute to support breast cancer research during October's Breast...


Sep 28, 2017, 16:55 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute's 24th Annual Partners Night Oct. 28 at M1 Concourse

For the past 23 years, the Partners Committee, a group of young professionals, have worked tirelessly to raise awareness and philanthropic dollars...


Aug 08, 2017, 12:47 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute appoints Praveen Dalmia Corporate Director of Oncology Technology & Innovation

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute has appointed Praveen Dalmia, MS, MBA, to the newly created position, Corporate Director of Oncology...


Jun 28, 2017, 06:50 ET Michael C. Joiner, Ph.D., of Karmanos Cancer Institute and WSU, to receive Lifetime Achievement Award from European Society of Radiotherapy and Oncology

Michael C. Joiner, Ph.D., professor in the Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Oncology, at the Barbara Ann Karmanos...


Jun 20, 2017, 11:07 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute hosts seventh annual Prostate Cancer Symposium: A National Summit in Detroit on Saturday, Sept. 16

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


Jun 07, 2017, 11:47 ET Karmanos physician national co-chair in world-wide study; findings could decrease standard treatment for many stage 3 colon cancer patients

Findings from a 10-year, world-wide study ­­­– The IDEA International Duration Evaluation of Adjuvant Chemotherapy Collaboration – involving 12,834...


May 23, 2017, 07:05 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute wins federal grant renewal for membership in prestigious Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute has competed and been selected by scientific peers for a coveted four-year grant renewal from the...


Apr 10, 2017, 06:05 ET Katrina Studvent appointed Chief Development Officer for Karmanos Cancer Institute

Katrina D. Studvent, MSW, has accepted the position of chief development officer at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, effective April 10....


Mar 20, 2017, 08:25 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute now offering new technology to detect prostate cancer

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is using a sophisticated new way to more effectively diagnose and treat prostate cancer. Urology...


Mar 20, 2017, 06:35 ET Lauren Lawrence appointed Vice President of Karmanos Cancer Network

Lauren Lawrence, MBA, RHIA, has been promoted to vice president of Karmanos Cancer Network, effective immediately. She will report to Justin...


Feb 28, 2017, 10:51 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute receives 2017 Women's Choice Award® as one of America's Best Hospitals for Cancer Care

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute has been named one of America's Best Hospitals for Cancer Care by the Women's Choice Award®, America's...


Feb 27, 2017, 10:05 ET Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University receive grant to conduct nation's largest study of factors affecting African Americans with cancer

The Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine will launch the nation's largest study of African American cancer...


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...