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U-M Researchers construct cancer "super-attractor" scaffolds from mouse tissue

Cancer “decoy” shows potential for breast cancer treatment

A small, implantable device that researchers are calling a cancer "super-attractor" could eventually give doctors an early warning of relapse in breast cancer patients and even slow the disease’s spread to other organs in the body.|Medium Read
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New tech could find tiny RNA cancer beacons in blood

Cancerous tumors cast off tiny telltale genetic molecules known as microRNAs and a team of University of Michigan researchers has come up with an efficient way to detect them in blood.|Medium Read
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Lefkofsky Scholar Nagrath receives grant to develop cancer diagnostic

Chemical Engineering assistant professor, Sunitha Nagrath, Ph.D., along with Andrew Rhim, M.D., from gastroenterology, recently were named Lefkofsky Scholars.|Medium Read
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Ultra-small block M’s lead to big ideas in drug delivery

U-M researchers have created what might be the world’s smallest three-dimensional (unofficial) "block M’s" using a new nanoparticle manufacturing process.|Medium Read
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New technology could lead to tailor-made cancer treatments

In a development that could lead to a deeper understanding of cancer and better early-stage treatment of the disease, University of Michigan researchers devised a way to grow a certain type of cancer cells from patients outside the body for study.|Medium Read
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Faster image processing to fight lung cancer

With $1.9 million from the National Institutes of Health, Jeffrey Fessler leads a team at U-M to make low-radiation CT scans viable for lung cancer screening.|Short Read
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Liquid biopsy could improve cancer diagnosis and treatment

Sunitha Nagrath and colleagues in engineering and medicine have developed a way to capture and grow the circulating tumor cells that allow cancer to spread.|Medium Read