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Making Cancer History®: Free Seminar Comes to Raleigh


The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center brings its signature Making Cancer History® seminar to Raleigh, N.C., for the first time, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 8, at the McKimmon Conference and Training Center, 1101 Gorman St....
25-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MD Anderson Study Uncovers Early Genetic Changes in Premalignant Colorectal Tissue


Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered mutations that may fuel early cancer growth in precancerous colorectal tissue from high-risk patients.
24-May-2016 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

MD Anderson and Ionis Pharmaceuticals Form Strategic Alliance to Advance Novel Cancer Therapeutics

Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.,and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced the formation of a strategic alliance to discover and develop novel cancer therapeutics.
23-May-2016 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Md Anderson Receives $10.6 Million From CPRIT for Lung Cancer Research

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will receive $10.6 million in funding from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) for two collaborative studies targeting crucial issues in lung cancer.
20-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows Possible ‘Key’ to Improved Therapy for Adrenocortical Carcinoma


A study comprised of 39 international institutions revealed significant new findings about adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC), a rare cancer with an often poor prognosis.
9-May-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MD Anderson Applauds Extension of FDA Regulatory Authority to All Tobacco Products


The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center fully supports new rules issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today to extend federal regulatory authority to all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, cigars, hookah and...
5-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Findings Reveal Potential to Reverse Cancer-Related Nerve Pain


A study providing new information about neuropathic pain afflicting some 90 percent of cancer patients who have had nerve damage caused by tumors, surgery, chemotherapy or radiation indicates gene therapy as a possible treatment.
5-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Points to Therapeutic Target for Common and Aggressive Ovarian Cancer


Small, non-coding molecules called microRNAs are known to play an important role in cancer development. Researchers now have shown their significance is greater than previously thought, a finding that could lead to new therapeutic approaches for the...
5-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Can Gender Play a Role in Determining Cancer Treatment Choices?


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


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

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