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MD Anderson and Bayer Announce Collaboration to Create Symptom Assessment Questionnaires in Clinical Trials


A new collaboration between Bayer and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will go straight to the patients to learn how certain investigational new drugs affect them. The project will involve the use of questionnaires to assess how a...
23-Jan-2015 9:00 AM EST

MD Anderson Receives Top Chinese Science and Technology Award

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center was presented the People’s Republic of China International Science and Technology Cooperation Award at a ceremony held Jan. 9 at Beijing’s Great Hall of the People.
16-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Study Finds Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Having Less Surgery, Yet Survival Rates Improving


With the dawn of the modern era of new chemotherapeutic and biologic agents available for managing their disease, patients with metastatic colorectal cancer are undergoing less surgery for the removal of their primary tumors, according to research...
14-Jan-2015 4:00 PM EST

Intrexon, ZIOPHARM and MD Anderson in Exclusive CAR T Pact


Intrexon Corporation, a leader in synthetic biology and its oncology partner, ZIOPHARM Oncology, today announced a broad exclusive licensing agreement with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, including an exclusive sublicensing...
13-Jan-2015 4:15 PM EST

Md Anderson and Amgen Announce Agreement to Develop BiTE® Therapies for Myelodysplastic Syndrome


The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Amgen have announced a research collaborative agreement focusing on Amgen’s bispecific T cell engager (BiTE®) antibody constructs, an immunotherapy that serves as a “bridge” between T...
12-Jan-2015 3:05 PM EST

Novel Anti-Cancer Drug, ONC201, Focus of Alliance Between Oncoceutics and MD Anderson


Oncoceutics Inc. and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced the initiation of a strategic alliance and research collaboration agreement for the clinical development of ONC201, a novel anti-cancer drug.
5-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

MD Anderson, UnitedHealthcare Launch New Cancer Care Payment Model

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and UnitedHealthcare have launched a pilot to explore a new cancer care payment model for head and neck cancers that focuses on quality patient care and outcomes.
15-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

MD Anderson Applauds FDA Approval of HPV Vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of a new vaccine that targets five additional strains of human papilloma virus (HPV) fortifies a proven cancer-prevention weapon, according to Ronald A. DePinho, M.D., president of The University...
11-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

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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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