cancer research

  1. January 5, 2023

    Tracking treatment in real time promises safer cancer therapy

    Radiation, used to treat half of all cancer patients, can be measured during treatment for the first time with precise 3D imaging developed at U-M.

  2. October 20, 2021

    U-M researchers to track cancer risk from environmental exposures

    A new study from researchers at the School of Public Health and Rogel Cancer Center will describe and quantify the impact of known and suspected environmental exposures on cancer risk.

  3. November 10, 2020

    Glioblastoma nanomedicine eradicates brain cancer in mice

    A new synthetic protein nanoparticle capable of slipping past the nearly impermeable blood-brain barrier in mice could deliver cancer-killing drugs directly to malignant brain tumors, new U-M research shows.

  4. October 23, 2019

    School of Dentistry awarded $3.8M ‘Cancer Moonshot’ research grant

    Three U-M faculty members are lead collaborators on research into new cancer prevention therapies that are funded by a $3.8 million federal grant and part of the national Cancer Moonshot Initiative.

  5. September 30, 2019

    Screening for lung cancer based on risk could save lives

    Changing the way individuals are selected to be screened for lung cancer could prevent 14 percent of lung cancer deaths per year, according to a group that includes researchers from the School of Public Health.

  6. July 31, 2018

    Rogel Cancer Center receives five-year, $33.4M NCI grant renewal

    The National Cancer Institute has awarded U-M’s Rogel Cancer Center a grant worth $33.4 million over five years, and renewed the center’s designation as a “comprehensive cancer center.”