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Study Shows Diet and Exercise Improve Treatment Outcomes for Obese Pediatric Cancer Patients

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Diet and exercise may improve treatment outcomes in pediatric cancer patients, according to a study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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Tibetan Yoga Practice May Improve Sleep Quality for Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy

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Participating in twice-weekly practice of Tibetan yoga may reduce sleep disturbances and improve sleep quality in breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy, according to a study from researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Jaroslaw Aronowski, M.D., Ph.D., Neutrophils, Hemorrhagic Stroke, Nature Communications, NIH Award, UTHealth , Lactoferrin

UTHealth Researchers Discover How to Train Damaging Inflammatory Cells to Promote Repair After Stroke

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Researchers at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth have discovered a way to turn neutrophils from toxic to helpful in hemorrhagic stroke.

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Researchers Compose Guidelines for Handling CAR T Cell Side Effects

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Immune-cell based therapies opening a new frontier for cancer treatment carry unique, potentially lethal side effects that provide a new challenge for oncologists, one addressed by a team led by clinicians at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center with proposed guidelines for systematically dealing with the toxicities of these drugs.

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DoD Grant to Advance Possible Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatment From Lab to Patients in Record Time

A team of Houston Methodist researchers and clinicians received two grants totaling over $15.7 million from the Department of Defense (DoD) to accelerate a possible treatment for metastatic breast cancer.

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MD Anderson and Daiichi Sankyo Enter Research Collaboration to Accelerate Development of Acute Myeloid Leukemia Therapies

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited today announced a multi-year collaboration focused on accelerating the development of novel therapies for acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

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Troubleshooters Drives the Extra Mile to Vaccinate the Community

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Karen Rasmussen knows the roadways and highways of Harris County too well. As driver for Harris Health System’s mobile immunization unit, she’s traveled nearly 30,000 miles in the last seven years crisscrossing the nation’s third largest county to vaccinate children.

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Rogers Award Honors William Atkinson for Excellence in Administration

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William Atkinson is the 2017 recipient of the Julie and Ben Rogers Award for Excellence in Administration at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The annual award recognizes employees who consistently demonstrate excellence in their work and dedication to MD Anderson’s mission to end cancer. The award’s focus rotates annually among the areas of patient care, research, education, prevention and administration.

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UTHealth , McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Madhavi Reddy, Ph.D., Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Amygdala, Stress, fear, Hurricane Harvey, flood evacuation, Harris County, Houston

UTHealth Expert Explains Hurricane Harvey’s Emotional Wake

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Madhavi K. Reddy, Ph.D., of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth explains how going through a traumatic event such as Hurricane Harvey affects the brain's ability to function.

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Following Hurricane Harvey, MD Anderson Maintains Exceptional Patient Care, Supports Staff

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Through dedicated teamwork, strategic planning and the support of its internal and external communities, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has returned to full operations and continues to provide excellent care for thousands of cancer patients.







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