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MD Anderson receives $22 million in CPRIT funding for research, prevention and recruitment

(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center was awarded $22.3 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), accounting for 30 percent of the $73.5 million in awards CPRIT announced today.

Stand Up To Cancer awards 2018 Laura Ziskin Prize in Translational Research

(Entertainment Industry Foundation) SU2C awarded the $250,000 2018 Laura Ziskin Prize in Translational Research to Drs. Jos Jonkers of the Netherlands Cancer Institute and Helen Piwnica-Worms of the MD Anderson Cancer Center to examine...Show More Summary

MD Anderson study evaluates need for biopsies during follow-up care in women with early breast cancer

(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) In an analysis of more than 120,000 women diagnosed with and treated for early-stage breast cancer, researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center determined the rate of additional breast biopsies needed for these patients during their follow-up care. Show More Summary

MD Anderson Study Evaluates Need for Biopsies During Follow-Up Care in Women with Early Breast Cancer

In an analysis of more than 120,000 women diagnosed with and treated for early-stage breast cancer, researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center determined the rate of additional breast biopsies needed for these...Show More Summary

National Academy of Sciences awards Kovalenko medal to immunotherapy pioneer Allison

(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) Cancer immunotherapy innovator Jim Allison, Ph.D., chair of Immunology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, will receive the 2018 Jessie Stevenson Kovalenko Medal for outstanding research in medical sciences, the National Academy of Sciences announced today.

National Academy of Sciences Awards Kovalenko Medal to Immunotherapy Pioneer Allison

Cancer immunotherapy innovator Jim Allison, Ph.D., chair of Immunology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, will receive the 2018 Jessie Stevenson Kovalenko Medal for outstanding research in medical sciences, the National Academy of Sciences announced today.

PARP Inhibitor Improves Progression-Free Survival in Patients with Advanced Breast Cancers and BRCA Mutations

In a randomized, Phase III trial led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the PARP inhibitor talazoparib extended progression-free survival (PFS) and improved quality-of-life measures over available chemotherapies for patients with metastatic HER2-negative breast cancer and mutations in the BRCA1/2 genes.

PARP inhibitor improves progression-free survival in patients with advanced breast cancers and BRCA

(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) In a randomized, Phase III trial led by researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the PARP inhibitor talazoparib extended progression-free survival (PFS) andShow More Summary

Novel Regulation of Gene Expression in Brain Tumors Identified

Study results revealed previously unknown interplay between two key enzymes and a novel understanding of how brain cancer tumors form and spread, according to researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

MD Anderson to present key drug study findings for multiple blood cancers at ASH annual meeting

(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will present their latest findings involving drug treatments for blood cancers at the American Society of Hematology's (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition Dec. 8-12 in Atlanta.

MD Anderson to Present Key Drug Study Findings for Multiple Blood Cancers at ASH Annual Meeting

Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will present their latest findings involving drug treatments for blood cancers at the American Society of Hematology's (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition Dec. 8-12 in Atlanta.

Researchers use fluorescent carbon nanotube probes to detect ovarian cancer

Researchers at Rice University and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have refined and, for the first time, run in vivo tests of a method that may allow nanotube-based probes to locate specific tumors in the body. Their ability to pinpoint tumors with submillimeter accuracy could eventually improve early detection and treatment of ovarian cancer.

MD Anderson Applauds Court-Ordered Corrective Statements From Tobacco Industry to Educate Public About Harms of Tobacco Use

As an institution dedicated to ending cancer, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is committed to promoting cancer prevention and therefore supports the 'corrective statements' published by tobacco companies as a result of a 2006 judgment by U.S. Show More Summary

Six researchers from MD Anderson elected as AAAS Fellows

(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) In recognition of their contributions to basic, translational, and clinical research, six faculty members from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Six Researchers From MD Anderson Elected as AAAS Fellows

In recognition of their contributions to basic, translational, and clinical research, six faculty members from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Quality of Care for Older Texas Patients with Colon Cancer on the Rise, Still Room for Improvement

Research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center finds adherence to surgical treatment guidelines has improved significantly among older Texas patients with colon cancer since 2001, while adherence to chemotherapy guidelines has remained largely unchanged. Show More Summary

Quality of care for older Texas patients with colon cancer on the rise, still room for improvement

(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) Research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center finds adherence to surgical treatment guidelines has improved significantly among older Texas patients with colon cancer since 2001, while adherence to chemotherapy guidelines has remained largely unchanged. Show More Summary

UC San Diego Health researchers help launch second pancreas cancer 'dream team'

(University of California - San Diego) Scientists and physicians at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, in partnership with colleagues at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas, Johns Hopkins University in Maryland and elsewhere,...Show More Summary

UC San Diego Health Researchers Help Launch Second Pancreas Cancer "Dream Team"

Scientists and physicians at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, in partnership with colleagues at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas, Johns Hopkins University in Maryland and elsewhere, have been awarded a $7 million grantShow More Summary

Dream Team Aims to Intercept Pancreatic Cancer Before It Flourishes

Deeply entrenched and mature by the time it's found, pancreatic cancer is one of the hardest to defeat. A Dream Team assembled by Stand Up to Cancer and led by an investigator at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will test new ways to find the disease in its emerging, more vulnerable phase in people who are at high risk for developing it.

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