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Dominica Anderson Receives Rogers Award for Excellence in Patient Care


Dominica Anderson, a nursing assistant at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, is the 2014 recipient of the Julie and Ben Rogers Award for Excellence in Patient Care.
17-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Noted Radiation Oncology Expert to Join MD Anderson


Stephen Hahn, M.D., an international leader in the field of radiation oncology has been named as the division head of radiation oncology and chair of the department of radiation oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He...
15-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Broach Foundation Commits $5 Million to Brain Cancer Research

The Broach Foundation for Brain Cancer Research has made a $5 million commitment to support glioblastoma multiforme research at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
12-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Novel Immunotherapy Vaccine Decreases Recurrence in HER2 Positive Breast Cancer Patients


A new breast cancer vaccine candidate, (GP2), provides further evidence of the potential of immunotherapy in preventing disease recurrence.
5-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Breast Conserving Therapy Shows Survival Benefit Compared to Mastectomy in Early-Stage Patients with Hormone Receptor Positive Disease

When factoring in what is now known about breast cancer biology and heterogeneity, breast conserving therapy (BCT) may offer a greater survival benefit over mastectomy to women with early stage, hormone-receptor positive disease, according to...
4-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Disparities Persist in Early-Stage Breast Cancer Treatment

Despite its acceptance as standard of care for early stage breast cancer almost 25 years ago, barriers still exist that preclude patients from receiving breast conserving therapy (BCT), with some still opting for a mastectomy, according to research...
4-Sep-2014 9:55 AM EDT

Genetic “Hotspot” Linked to Endometrial Cancer Aggressiveness


Scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston have identified genetic mutations in endometrioid endometrial carcinoma (EEC), the most common form of this cancer of the uterine lining.
3-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Seizures and Sudden Death: When SUMO ‘Wrestles’ Potassium Channels


A gene crucial for brain and heart development may also be associated with sudden unexplained death in epilepsy (SUDEP), the most common cause of early mortality in epilepsy patients.
3-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Our Experts on Newswise

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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