Items Tagged ‘University of Michigan’

June 29, 2018

His professor told him he wasn’t cut out for medicine. William Mayo went on to make medical history.

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Interlochen Public Radio While studying medicine the University of Michigan, one of William Mayo’s professors told him it would be wise for him to choose a career path outside medicine. But William was not to be discouraged. After graduating medical school, William and his brother, Charlie, joined their father’s medical practice at St. Mary’s before […]

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Tags: Interlochen Public Radio, University of Michigan, William Mayo


June 20, 2012

New Therapies Show Some Promise Against Pancreatic Cancer

By Mystery User

Giving four weeks of a targeted drug before starting chemotherapy improved response rates in a small group of patients with advanced pancreatic cancer, University of Michigan researchers report…”I think this trial here is a step back in the right direction of finding out what exactly is going on. I will say that when I read […]

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Tags: Chemotherapy, Dr. Daniel Von Hoff, gemcitabine, HealthDay, pancreatic cancer, Translational Genomics Research Institute, University of Michigan


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