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Proton Therapy Shown to be Less Costly than Some Alternative Radiotherapy Techniques for Early Stage Breast Cancer

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In terms of duration of treatment and cost, patients with early stage breast cancer may benefit from accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) with proton therapy versus whole breast irradiation (WBI), according to new research from The...
31-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Oxygen-Deprived RNA Molecules Lead to Tumor Progression

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New research at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has unearthed a previously unknown phenomenon: Key regulatory molecules are decreased when deprived of oxygen which leads to increased cancer progression in vitro and in vivo.
29-Oct-2014 5:00 AM EDT

YEATS Protein Potential Therapeutic Target for Cancer

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Federal Express® and UPS® are no match for the human body when it comes to distribution. There exists in cancer biology an impressive packaging and delivery system that influences whether your body will develop cancer or not.
23-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Cancer Exosome ‘Micro Factories’ Aid in Cancer Progression

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Exosomes, tiny, virus-sized particles released by cancer cells, can bioengineer micro-RNA (miRNA) molecules resulting in tumor growth. They do so with the help of proteins, such as one named Dicer.
23-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Guillermina Lozano and David Piwnica-Worms Elected to Institute of Medicine

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“Two leaders at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies in recognition of their contributions to medical science and health care.
20-Oct-2014 10:30 AM EDT

MD Anderson Study First to Compare Treatments, Survival Benefits for Early-Stage Lung Cancer

Removal of the entire lobe of lung may offer patients with early-stage lung cancer better overall survival when compared with a partial resection, and stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) may offer the same survival benefit as a lobectomy for...
15-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Researchers Reveal Genomic Diversity of Individual Lung Tumors

The study led by scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center addresses the challenge of what scientists call genomic heterogeneity, the presence of many different variations that drive tumor formation, growth and progression, and...
9-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Bristol-Myers Squibb and MD Anderson Cancer Center Announce Novel Research Collaboration in Immuno-Oncology Focused on Leukemia and Hematologic Malignancies

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced a novel clinical research collaboration to evaluate multiple immunotherapies, including Opdivo (nivolumab), Yervoy (ipilimumab) and three...
6-Oct-2014 12:40 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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