Melanoma tumors that have spread to the brain are equipped to thwart immunotherapies and targeted therapies that succeed against tumors growing in other sites. Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report in Cancer...
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Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that a combination of immune checkpoint blockade and targeted therapies that block normal DNA damage repair (DDR) achieved significant tumor regression in mouse models...
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Immunotherapy Combination Generates Responses Against Castration-Resistant Metastatic Prostate Cancer
Some patients with metastatic prostate cancer respond to a combination of immune checkpoint inhibitors after hormonal therapy and chemotherapy have failed, according to early results from a clinical trial led by investigators at MD Anderson
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Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that malignant rhabdoid tumors (MRT), a rare pediatric cancer without effective treatments, may be sensitive to drugs that block the cancer cell’s ability to dispose...
10-Feb-2019 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
As an institution devoted to eliminating cancer for patients in Texas, the nation and around the world, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is proud to uphold the mission of World Cancer Day, Feb.4, to unite the global population...
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Glioblastoma (GBM) does not attract robust T cell immune responses. FGL2 is highly expressed in GBM and when present in tumor cells, controls a specialized group of dendritic cells which activates T cells.
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MD Anderson Cancer Center and Dragonfly Therapeutics announce strategic collaboration to take new immunotherapy candidates into clinical trials
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Dragonfly Therapeutics, Inc., today announced a strategic collaboration to bring Dragonfly’s TriNKET™ (tri-specific natural killer cell engager therapy) immunotherapy drug candidates to...
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Complication rates and costs of invasive lung cancer diagnostic tests may be higher than anticipated
Complication rates following invasive diagnostic procedures for lung abnormalities were twice as high in community settings compared to those reporter in lung screening trials, according to an MD Anderson study.
10-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
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Mastectomy Plus Reconstruction Has Highest Rate of Complication, Complication-Related Costs of Guideline-Concordant Therapies for Early Breast Cancer
In a review of guideline-concordant treatment modalities for women with early stage breast cancer, mastectomy and reconstruction had the highest rate of complications and complication-related costs, regardless of age.
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It is well known that men and women differ in terms of cancer susceptibility, survival and mortality, but exactly why this occurs at a molecular level has been poorly understood.
9-May-2016 12:00 PM EDT
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
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
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
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