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 Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

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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