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FOCUSSTEM NEXTGEN

MISSION

To provide a path for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)-interested students from under-resourced high schools in Southeastern Michigan to experience an in-person, immersive one-day experience at a busy academic medical center at the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit learning about careers in science, technology, and health care

Science

KARMANOS CANCER INSTITUTE

The Karmanos Cancer Institute, headquartered in Detroit, is the largest cancer research and provider network in Michigan with 15 treatment locations.  Caring for approximately 12,000 new patients annually and conducting more than 800 cancer-specific scientific investigation programs and clinical trials, KCI is among the nation’s best cancer centers.  KCI has over 1,000 staff including 300 faculty members and has a long-term partnership with the Wayne State University (WSU) School of Medicine (SOM).