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Cancer Immunotherapy Innovator Jim Allison Wins 2015 Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize


Jim Allison, Ph.D., chair of Immunology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, received the 2015 Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize Saturday in recognition of his work opening a completely new way to treat cancer.
16-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Hippo ‘Crosstalk’ May Be Vital to Tumor Suppression


Scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered new information about a key pathway known as Hippo, a metaphoric name referencing its link to tissue “overgrowth.” The Hippo pathway has been shown to regulate cell...
9-Mar-2015 12:00 PM EDT

MD Anderson Study Shows Why Some Brain Cancers Resist Treatment


Scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center may have discovered why some brain cancer patients develop resistance to standard treatments including radiation and the chemotherapy agent temozolomide.
2-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EST

Anderson Algorithm Increases Surgical Success with Advanced Ovarian Cancer


A surgical algorithm developed and implemented by ovarian cancer specialists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center dramatically increases the frequency of complete removal of all visible tumor – a milestone strongly tied to improved...
27-Feb-2015 11:05 AM EST

MD Anderson Names Hwu as Head of Cancer Medicine


Patrick Hwu, M.D., chair of Melanoma Medical Oncology and Sarcoma Medical Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has been named division head of Cancer Medicine effective March 4.
25-Feb-2015 1:30 PM EST

MD Anderson Studies Skin Cancer Patients Resistant to Leading Therapy


Powerful drugs known as BRAF-inhibitors have been crucial for melanoma patients, saving lives through their ability to turn off the BRAF protein’s power to spur cancer cell growth.
23-Feb-2015 5:00 PM EST

MD Anderson Receives $22.3 Million in CPRIT Research Funding

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has received more than $22 million in research grants this week from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).
20-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST

Breast Cancer Spread May Be Tied to Cells That Regulate Blood Flow


Tumors require blood to emerge and spread. That is why scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center believe that targeting blood vessel cells known as pericytes may offer a potential new therapeutic approach when combined with...
19-Feb-2015 12:00 PM EST

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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

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

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