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Eight MD Anderson Faculty Named as AAAS Fellows


Their responsibilities may range from exploring the intricacies of biostatistics to bringing new drugs more rapidly to the patient, but eight faculty members from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center all share one honor – being named...
24-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Novel Regulatory Mechanism for Cell Division Found


A protein kinase or enzyme known as PKM2 has proven to control cell division, potentially providing a molecular basis for tumor diagnosis and treatment.
21-Nov-2014 5:00 AM EST

Power Behind ‘Master’ Gene for Cancer Discovered


It’s hard to believe, but there are similarities between bean sprouts and human cancer.
19-Nov-2014 10:15 AM EST

Metabolic ‘Reprogramming’ by the p53 Gene Family Leads to Tumor Regression


Scientists have found that altering members of the p53 gene family, known as tumor suppressor genes, causes rapid regression of tumors that are deficient in or totally missing p53.
17-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Hedgehog Signaling Pathway for Breast Cancer Identified


Molecules called long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have been implicated in breast cancer but exactly why they cause metastasis and tumor growth has been little understood…until now.
13-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST

MD Anderson’s David M. Gershenson, MD, Receives IGCS’s Award for Excellence in Gynecologic Oncology


Houston, Texas -- For his myriad clinical, organizational and scientific accomplishments in the field of gynecologic oncology and the health and well-being of women, David M. Gershenson, M.D. has been recognized with the International Gynecology...
10-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST

Number of Young Patients with Newly Diagnosed Colorectal Cancer Anticipated to Nearly Double By 2030


November 5, 2014 – In the next 15 years, more than one in 10 colon cancers and nearly one in four rectal cancers will be diagnosed in patients younger than the traditional screening age, according to researchers at The University of Texas MD...
5-Nov-2014 4:00 PM EST

Proton Therapy Shown to be Less Costly than Some Alternative Radiotherapy Techniques for Early Stage Breast Cancer


In terms of duration of treatment and cost, patients with early stage breast cancer may benefit from accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) with proton therapy versus whole breast irradiation (WBI), according to new research from The...
31-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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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

Adding Flaxseed to Everyday Recipes May Reduce Prostate Cancer Risks

M. D. Anderson suggests creative ways to incorporate flaxseed into the diet.
15-Sep-2009 1:00 PM EDT

Five Low-Cost Ways to Prevent Cancer

M. D. Anderson recommends healthy activities to reduce cancer risks.
5-Aug-2009 1:20 PM EDT

Fashion Forward Sun Protection: M. D. Anderson Reveals How to be Stylish While Reducing Skin Cancer Risks

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center now offers insight into how some of today's hottest fashion trends can offer a tremendous amount of sun protection without leaving you feeling like a...
4-May-2009 11:00 AM EDT

Valentine's Sweetest Treat: Scientists Share Dark Chocolate's Cancer Prevention Powers


"The great news this Valentine's Day is that in addition to being decadent and delicious, moderate amounts of dark chocolate may play a role in cancer prevention," said Sally Scroggs, M.S., R.D., L.D., health education manager at The...
2-Feb-2009 4:35 PM EST

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