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  • WDIV Local 4 On June 1, 2015, Michigan joined more than 20 other states across the country requiring that a letter be sent following a mammogram if the patient has dense breasts. This is to inform the patient of their breast density and also encourage follow-up with their physician should the doctor recommend additional screening, especially if they are at high risk for breast cancer. Zeynep Yilmaz-Saab, M.D., breast radiologist at Karmanos, did a recent interview with WDIV Local 4 explaining breast density.

     

  • The Detroit Tigers and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute are teaming up for the fourth annual Pink Out the Park at the Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals game Friday, Sept. 18, at 7:08 p.m., at Comerica Park. The event honors breast cancer survivors, raises awareness of breast health and helps raise funds for breast cancer research at the Karmanos Cancer Institute. To purchase tickets or for more information visit www.tigers.com/pinkout

     

  • President Obama launched the Precision Medicine Initiative — a bold new research effort to revolutionize how we improve health and treat disease. #PrecisionMedicine Karmanos Cancer Institute adopts this new innovative approach to treating our patients. Better treatments. Better outcomes. More moments.

     

  • Zarxio Injections

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Zarxio, an alternative to Neupogen. Learn how to self inject Zarxio at Karmanos Cancer Institute. #zarxio Better treatments. Better outcomes. More moments.

     

  • This video provides patients and families with an overview of chemotherapy treatment and management.

     

  • Ammar Sukari, M.D., medical oncologist and leader of the Head and Neck Multidisciplinary Team at Karmanos Cancer Institute, has family members in Aleppo, Syria. Dr. Sukari was recently interviewed by WDIV Local 4’s Paula Tutman as part of a special story to raise awareness of how people in Michigan can help those in Aleppo. “It was not easy to tell my personal, sad story,” said Dr. Sukari. “I hoped to give a voice for the voiceless and bring more attention to the Syrian tragedy – a humanitarian crisis. We can all do something to help.”

     

  • Elisabeth Heath, M.D., FACP, leader of the Genitourinary Oncology Multidisciplinary Team and the Patricia C. and E. Jan Hartmann Endowed Chair for Prostate Cancer Research at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. Dr. Heath has been instrumental in educating the public about prostate cancer by organizing various community education events, including Karmanos’ annual Prostate Cancer Symposium.

     

  • Erlene Kuizon Seymour, M.D., member of the Hematology Oncology Multidisciplinary Team at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.

     

  • Ulka Vaishampayan, M.D., chief of Solid Tumor Oncology, chair of Eisenberg Center of Translational Therapeutics and Charles Martin Endowed Chair of Cancer Research at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and professor of Oncology at the Wayne State University School of Medicine. “Specialized expertise like ours makes a big difference. Our team is made up of physicians who have based their entire careers on treating these types of cancers.” - Ulka Vaishampayan, M.D.

     

  • Ammar Sukari, M.D, leader of the Head and Neck Multidisciplinary Team and a member of the Thoracic Multidisciplinary Team at Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. Dr. Sukari is also assistant professor of oncology at Wayne State University School of Medicine since 2009. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the Michigan State Medical Society, and the Syrian American Medical Society. Dr. Sukari has a special interest in immunotherapy (checkpoint blockade) in head and neck cancers and lung cancer