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Platanias Named Chair of External Advisory Board at Karmanos

Leonidas PlataniasLeonidas Platanias, MD, PhD, has been named Chair of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute’s External Advisory Board. Dr. Platanias brings expertise and insights gained as Director of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University to the board of nationally and internationally recognized leaders in the field of cancer.

Karmanos Cancer Institute, headquartered in Detroit, is the largest cancer research and provider network in Michigan and has 14 treatment locations. Karmanos Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in metropolitan Detroit and one of just 49 centers of its kind in the United States.

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