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Internationally Recognized Health Care Leader to Direct MD Anderson Moon Shots Program Prevention Efforts


The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has appointed former U.S. Public Health Service four-star Admiral Joxel Garcia, M.D. as the inaugural executive director of the cancer prevention and control platform, part of MD Anderson’s Moon...
26-Aug-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Immatics and MD Anderson Announce Launch of Immatics US, Inc., to Develop Multiple T-Cell and Tcr-Based Adoptive Cellular Therapies


Immatics Biotechnologies GmbH (Immatics) and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center announced today the launch of Immatics US, Inc., a new company aiming at becoming a global leader in adoptive cellular therapies (ACT) for the treatment...
26-Aug-2015 2:00 AM EDT

Generic Heart Medication Shown to Prolong Ovarian Cancer Patients’ Survival


In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers demonstrate a benefit in overall survival among epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) patients receiving generic heart medications known as beta-blockers. Survival was shown to be greatest among those prescribed...
23-Aug-2015 12:05 AM EDT

Merck and MD Anderson Announce Immuno-Oncology Research Collaboration in Solid Tumors


Merck and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center announced a strategic clinical research collaboration to evaluate Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab), in combination with other treatments, such as chemotherapy,...
13-Aug-2015 8:00 AM EDT

Helping Preschoolers Deploy ‘Superpowers’ Against Sunburn


Five globe-trotting, sun-blocking superheroes teach preschoolers about lifelong sun safety in a new curriculum available this summer based on research at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
12-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT

MD Anderson Names Valerae O. Lewis, M.D., Chair of Orthopaedic Oncology


Internationally respected surgeon, Valerae O. Lewis, M.D., has been named chair of Orthopaedic Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
11-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Shorter Course of Radiation Therapy Associated with Less Toxicity, Improved Quality of Life in Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer


Women who receive a shorter course of whole breast radiation therapy for early stage disease experience less toxicity and improved quality of life compared to those who undergo a longer course of treatment, researchers report from The University of...
6-Aug-2015 11:00 AM EDT

Potential New Therapy Approaches to Reverse Kidney Damage Identified


Study shows that cell plasticity program resulting from kidney damage can be targeted to reverse disease and fibrosis.
3-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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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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