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MD Anderson shares in $13.4 million award to study treatment for low-grade DCIS

Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer will share in a funding award of $13.4 million with hopes of answering one of the biggest questions in the current management of breast cancer: do women with the earliest form of the disease,...
2-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Multi-Center Study Reveals Unique Subtypes of Most Common Malignant Brain Cancer


An international collaborative study has revealed detailed new information about diffuse glioma, the most common type of tumor found in some 80 percent of adult brain cancer patients, raising hopes that better understanding of these disease groups...
28-Jan-2016 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

MD Anderson Joins Nation’s Cancer Centers in Endorsement of HPV Vaccination for Cancer Prevention


In response to low national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has joined with the 68 other National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers in issuing a statement calling...
27-Jan-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Targeted Axillary Dissection of Lymph Nodes After Chemotherapy Improves Staging Accuracy of Node-Positive Breast Cancer Patients


A new procedure developed by surgeons at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center improves the accuracy of axillary staging and pathologic evaluation in clinically node-positive breast cancer, and reduces the need for a more invasive...
25-Jan-2016 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Potential Therapeutic Targets Identified for Multiple Sclerosis


Treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) and other inflammatory diseases may benefit by new findings from a study that identified potential therapeutic targets for a devastating disease striking some 2.3 million people worldwide.
25-Jan-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

MD Anderson, AbbVie Connect to Advance Cancer Immunotherapy

The immunotherapy platform at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and the global biopharmaceutical company AbbVie will join forces to find new ways to unleash the immune system’s potential to fight cancer.
21-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Findings May Enhance PARP Inhibitors Therapy in Breast Cancer


Findings from a new study reveal that PARP inhibitors, an emerging class of drugs being studied in cancer clinical trials, may be enhanced by combining them with inhibitors targeting an oncogene known as c-MET which is overexpressed in many cancers.
18-Jan-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

MD Anderson and Enumeral Enter Into Collaborative Research and Development Agreement

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that it has entered into a collaborative research and development agreement with Enumeral Biomedical Holdings Inc.
11-Jan-2016 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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MD Anderson Study Reveals New Insight Into Tumor Progression


Scientists know that activation of growth factor receptors like epidermal growth factor receptors (EGFR) promote tumor progression in many types of cancer.
17-Aug-2015 11:00 AM EDT

Poor Survival Among Colorectal Cancer Patients Tied to Biomarker CSN6


A protein called CSN6 has been found to be correlated with poor survival among patients with colorectal cancer, according to a study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
10-Aug-2015 12:00 PM EDT

MD Anderson Study Predicts New Hepatitis C Drugs Will Place a Dramatic Financial Strain on the Health Care System


The cost of treating people infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) with newly approved therapies will likely place a tremendous economic burden on the country’s health care system. The prediction comes from a cost-effectiveness analysis led by...
16-Mar-2015 6:00 PM EDT

MD Anderson Joins CATCH Global Foundation to Boost Child Health, Prevent Cancer in Later Years

Cancer prevention experts at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have allied with the CATCH Global Foundation, whose comprehensive child health program reaches children and their families in more than 10,000 educational settings...
18-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

MD Anderson Energy Balance Expert Available for Obesity, Cancer Stories

30-Oct-2013 8:10 PM EDT

MD Anderson Obesity and Cancer Expert Researches Food Addiction

30-Oct-2013 8:00 PM EDT

The HPV Vaccine: What Have We Learned?

Expert at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center provide insight to parents based on what we've learned about about the HPV vaccine in the past four years.
12-Jan-2010 3:45 PM EST

M. D. Anderson Offers Guidance on Choosing Tobacco Cessation Products

Whether you smoke three cigarettes or three packs of cigarettes a day, kicking the habit is difficult. Various nicotine replacement products are on the market to make quitting easier. But which product is right for you? Experts from The University...
11-Nov-2009 4:15 PM EST

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