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Less chemoradiation is possible for some cancer patients
Scaling back treatment can mean better quality of life for oropharynx cancer patients who qualify
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Less chemoradiation is possible for some cancer patients
Some oropharynx cancer patients may qualify for less radiation treatments, according to a new study from experts at the University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Center.
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New model of key brain tumor feature could help scientists understand how to develop new treatments
Model shows how oncostreams form and behave in brain tumors – and how to inhibit them
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Does trying to look younger reduce how much ageism older adults face?
How do ageism and positive age-related experiences differ for people who have tried to look younger, or feel they look younger, than they actually are? A new study examines this and the relationship with health
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Targeted drug shows promising ability in treating rare head and neck cancers
Experts at Rogel Cancer Center develop and study the impact of a new drug for salivary gland cancers
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9-year-old back to being a kid after overcoming rare conditions, complex surgeries
Patient story detailing young boy’s recovery from rare brain tumor and cranial defect
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Trending Research Articles cancer cell blue yellow
Health Lab
Less chemoradiation is possible for some cancer patients
Some oropharynx cancer patients may qualify for less radiation treatments, according to a new study from experts at the University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Center.
Older woman checks her face in the mirror
Health Lab
Does trying to look younger reduce how much ageism older adults face?
How do ageism and positive age-related experiences differ for people who have tried to look younger, or feel they look younger, than they actually are? A new study examines this and the relationship with health
cancer cell blue yellow
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Targeted drug shows promising ability in treating rare head and neck cancers
Experts at Rogel Cancer Center develop and study the impact of a new drug for salivary gland cancers
Jianping Fu, Ph.D., Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan and the corresponding author of the paper being published at Nature discusses his team’s work in their lab with Jeyoon Bok, Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
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Human stem cells coaxed to mimic the very early central nervous system
The first organized stem cell culture model that resembles all three sections of the embryonic brain and spinal cord could shed light on developmental brain diseases
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Aspirin can prevent a second heart attack or stroke, but many don’t use it
Washington University School of Medicine and Michigan Medicine researchers found that fewer than half of people who have experienced a heart attack or stroke use aspirin to prevent a second one.
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Multimodal AI model may guide personalized treatments for tuberculosis
AI approach helps researchers interpret large biomedical data sets to accurately predict tuberculosis treatment prognosis