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More Patients with Early-Stage Breast Cancer May Be Able to Avoid Chemotherapy in the Future


Women with early-stage breast cancer who had an intermediate risk recurrence score (RS) from a 21-gene expression assay had similar outcomes, regardless of whether they received chemotherapy, a new study from The University of Texas MD Anderson...
15-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

MD Anderson Designated First Project ECHO Superhub for Oncology


Recognizing a critical need to address disparities in cancer care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has been designated as an ECHO superhub for oncology by the ECHO Institute at the University of New Mexico Health Science Center...
8-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Identify Aggressive Pancreatic Cancer Cells and Their Vulnerability

A team from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center describes this week in the journal Nature a series of preclinical experiments using patient-derived tumor xenografts (PDXs) and mouse models that point to potential treatments for...
9-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Breast Cancer Patients with Dense Breast Tissue More Likely to Develop Contralateral Disease


Breast cancer patients with dense breast tissue have almost a two-fold increased risk of developing disease in the contralateral breast, according to new research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer.
7-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

MD Anderson to Present Making Cancer History® Seminar in Indian Wells


The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center returns to Southern California this month with its Making Cancer History® Seminar, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort and Spa, 44400 Indian Wells Lane.
6-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify ‘Synthetic Essentiality’ as Novel Approach for Locating Cancer Therapy Targets


A new method has been found for identifying therapeutic targets in cancers lacking specific key tumor suppressor genes. The process, which located a genetic site for the most common form of prostate cancer, has potential for developing precision...
3-Feb-2017 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

MD Anderson Supports World Cancer Day with Allies Around the Globe

In honor of World Cancer Day on Feb. 4, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center calls for health care providers, organizations, governments and individuals to unite in the common goal of eliminating cancer. Driven to accelerate progress...
3-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

MD Anderson and Guardant Health Announce Partnership to Make Comprehensive Liquid Biopsy Part of Oncology Standard of Care


The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Guardant Health today announced a multi-year partnership designed to accelerate comprehensive liquid biopsy technology into the standard of care in cancer treatment.
30-Jan-2017 4:20 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.
27-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Can Gender Play a Role in Determining Cancer Treatment Choices?


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

MD Anderson Study Reveals New Insight Into Tumor Progression


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

Poor Survival Among Colorectal Cancer Patients Tied to Biomarker CSN6


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

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

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