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June 25, 2013

Turning Loss Into Life

Paula Wiggins, of Cincinnati, lost her husband to esophageal cancer in 2008. Since then, not only has the family raised money for research into the early detection and treatment of the largely unknown disease, but their fundraising events may be helping to save lives more directly.

March 26, 2013

A Letter from the Chair

For your reading pleasure, please also enjoy the spring issue of In The Loupes , the Department of Surgery’s regular newsletter.

March 25, 2013

Department of Surgery helps to inspire the doctors of tomorrow

Detroit’s Cass Technical High School has developed a partnership with the University of Michigan Medical School as part of a larger effort to connect the U-M with high schools in under-served areas and to stimulate minority students’ interest in careers in the medical field - and the Department of Surgery is playing a key role in the initiative

March 25, 2013

Inside Out

CT scans’ wealth of patient information leads to a new way of measuring physiological health — and age.