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The “Father of Tamoxifen” to Join MD Anderson

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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is pleased to announce that one of the world’s preeminent experts in breast cancer research and treatment, V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D., will join the institution’s efforts to end cancer. Jordan is...
21-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Study Finds Diagnosing Physicians Influence Treatment Decisions for Prostate Cancer Patients

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New research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is shedding light on the important role a diagnosing urologist plays in whether older men with low-risk prostate cancer receive treatment for their disease, and if so, the type of...
14-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Researchers Discover New Route for Ovarian Cancer Spread

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Circulating tumor cells spread ovarian cancer through the bloodstream, homing in on a sheath of abdominal fatty tissue where it can grow and metastasize to other organs, scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report in...
14-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Study Shows Restored Immunity for Cancer-Related Fungal Infections

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A study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center used the Sleeping Beauty gene transfer system to modify T cells in hopes of fighting major life-threatening infections caused by invasive Aspergillus fungus. Results of the study appear...
7-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Pseudogenes May Provide Clearer Understanding of Biomarkers

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The results indicated that the science of pseudogene expression analysis may very well play a key role in explaining how cancer occurs by helping medical experts in the discovery of new biomarkers. The study’s findings appear in today’s issue of...
7-Jul-2014 5:00 AM EDT

Allison Shares Inaugural Tang Prize for His Cancer Immunotherapy Innovation

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The first Tang Prize for Biopharmaceutical Science has been awarded to Jim Allison, Ph.D., chair of Immunology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Tasuku Honjo, M.D., Ph.D., of Japan’s Kyoto University for their research...
20-Jun-2014 4:00 PM EDT

New Target: Researchers Identify Pancreatic Cancer Resistance Mechanism

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Pancreatic cancer tumors addicted to mutant Kras signaling for their growth and progression have a ready-made substitute to tap if they’re ever forced to go cold-turkey on the mutant oncogene, scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson...
19-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

African American Women with Breast Cancer Less Likely to Have Newer, Recommended Surgical Procedure

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African American women with early stage, invasive breast cancer were 12 percent less likely than Caucasian women with the same diagnosis to receive a minimally invasive technique, axillary sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy, even as the procedure had...
18-Jun-2014 4:00 PM 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

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"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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