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MD Anderson Cancer Center and Adaptimmune Form Strategic Alliance to Advance Development of Immunotherapies Targeting Multiple Cancers

Adaptimmune Therapeutics and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center announced today they have entered into a multi-year strategic alliance designed to expedite the development of novel adoptive T-cell therapies for multiple types of...
26-Sep-2016 6:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Melanoma Tumors Use Interferon-Gamma Mutations to Fight Immunotherapy

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Melanoma tumors use genetic mutations in a prominent immune response pathway to resist the immunotherapy ipilimumab, researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report in the journal Cell.
22-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MD Anderson and Rice University Welcome Vice President Biden to Houston for 54th Anniversary of President Kennedy Moonshot Speech

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is pleased to welcome Vice President Joe Biden to Houston and the historic site where 54 years ago President John F. Kennedy delivered his speech about going to the moon, which inspired generations...
16-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

MD Anderson Receives $19 Million in CPRIT Funding for Recruitment and Research

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center was awarded $19 million this week from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) for the recruitment of four cancer scientists and research facility funding.
14-Sep-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Combination Therapy Shows Promise for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

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A study in mice combining two inhibitor drugs for treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) has revealed potential for not only stopping the disease completely, but also significantly lowering the cost for treatment.
7-Sep-2016 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scripps Health and MD Anderson Cancer Center Announce Partnership to Create Clinically Integrated Cancer Program

Scripps Health and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have reached a partnership agreement to create Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center, a comprehensive and clinically integrated cancer care program in San Diego that will provide adult...
29-Aug-2016 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MD Anderson Plans Free Making Cancer History® Seminar in Atlanta

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center presents it Making Cancer History® Seminar, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21 at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead, 3300 Peachtree Rd. NE. MD Anderson cancer experts will discuss the...
25-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MD Anderson Receives $19.1 Million in CPRIT Awards for Research and Recruitment

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center was awarded $19.1 million in research grants this week from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).
19-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Mastectomy Plus Reconstruction Has Highest Rate of Complication, Complication-Related Costs of Guideline-Concordant Therapies for Early Breast Cancer

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In a review of guideline-concordant treatment modalities for women with early stage breast cancer, mastectomy and reconstruction had the highest rate of complications and complication-related costs, regardless of age.
27-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Can Gender Play a Role in Determining Cancer Treatment Choices?

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It is well known that men and women differ in terms of cancer susceptibility, survival and mortality, but exactly why this occurs at a molecular level has been poorly understood.
9-May-2016 12:00 PM EDT

MD Anderson Study Reveals New Insight Into Tumor Progression

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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

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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

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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

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