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3 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Two Sulphur grads spend summer 'driving4acause'

With brochures in hand and T-shirts to sell, two Sulphur teens were all about spreading their mission.


Related Topix: Sulphur, LA, McNeese State University, Medicine, Nursing

4 hrs ago | The News-Star

'Duck Dynasty' stars cheer up ailing fan in hospital

Don Alvey of Paducah, Kentucky, is fighting leukemia and loves 'Duck Dynasty.' On his way home from the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, he and his wife Judy stopped in West Monroe to eat at Willie's Duck Diner and see the sights.


Related Topix: Leukemia, Health, West Monroe, LA, Monroe, LA

15 hrs ago | Time

You Asked: Will Eating Before Bed Make Me Fat?

You've been told eating before bed is a no-no. But a little pre-slumber snack can help you sleep more soundly without packing on pounds-if you reach for the right foods.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Not too young: Canyon boy, 8, leads drive to help family

Peggy Jones and grandson, Josh, 12, of suburban Houston in front of a 2005 Pontiac Grand Am, driven there last week by Bree Banner, mother of Brayden Banner of Canyon.


Related Topix: Canyon, TX, Spring, TX, Amarillo, TX, Panhandle, TX

Mon Jul 21, 2014


The "Father of Tamoxifen" to Join MD Anderson

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is pleased to announce that one of the world's preeminent experts in breast cancer research and treatment, V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D., will join the institution's efforts to end cancer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology, Biology, Science, Georgetown University

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Charlotte attracts big names in medicine

Dr. Ed Kim, chair of solid tumor oncology and investigational therapeutics at Carolinas HealthCare System's Levine Cancer Institute.


Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in small cell urothelial cancer improves...

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in small cell urothelial cancer improves pathologic downstaging and long-term outcomes: results from a retrospective study at the MD Anderson Cancer Center.


Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Item

Christie calls $260M proposed investment 'new era' for Camden

Governor Christie called a $260 million investment - offset by an equal amount in state tax breaks - a "new era" for Camden, saying Monday that a new plant built by an energy technology firm will create jobs and revive the beleaguered city's manufacturing heritage.


Related Topix: Camden, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Atlantic City, NJ, Rutgers University

PhysOrg Weblog

Study finds diagnosing physicians influence therapy decisions for prostate cancer patients

New research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is shedding light on the important role a diagnosing urologist plays in whether older men with low-risk prostate cancer receive treatment for their disease, and if so, the type of treatment they receive as a result.


Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Medicine, Urology, Oncology

PhysOrg Weblog

Team finds new route for ovarian cancer spread

Circulating tumor cells spread ovarian cancer through the bloodstream, homing in on a sheath of abdominal fatty tissue where it can grow and metastasize to other organs, scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report in Cancer Cell .


Related Topix: Ovarian Cancer, Health, Oncology, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Breast Cancer

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Piedmont joins MD Anderson Cancer Network

Buckhead-based Piedmont Healthcare Thursday announced it is the only health system in Georgia to become an affiliate of the nationally renowned MD Anderson Cancer Network, a program of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Georgia, Newnan, GA, Coweta County, GA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Gavin Glynn (4) 'doing great' after miracle 11-hour surgery

Little Gavin underwent an 11-hour surgery yesterday in Texas - the first of his eight week treatment plan in the US.


Wed Jul 09, 2014

Hispanic Business

Study Data from M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Update Knowledge of...

However, numerous studies have suggested that these cell lines poorly represent the diversity, heterogeneity, and drug-resistant tumors occurring in patients."


'Miracle op' saves life of cancer-stricken boy

THE relieved parents of cancer-stricken Gavin Glynn have said they have witnessed a "miracle" after surgeons in the US saved the life of their four-year-old son.


Medical News

New gene therapy may be effective for fighting fungal infections in cancer patients

Sleeping Beauty and fungal infections - not two items one would normally associate together, but for immunocompromised cancer patients they may prove to be a helpful combination.


Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Health

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KXII-TV Sherman

PJC negotiating biomedical sciences program agreement

PJC Biology instructor, Jack Brown, informed the board of regents the agreement will be with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.


Related Topix: Houston, TX, Austin, TX, University of Texas at Austin

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Study Shows Restored Immunity for Cancer-Related Fungal Infections

Sleeping Beauty and fungal infections - not two items one would normally associate together, but for immunocompromised cancer patients they may prove to be a helpful combination.


Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, University of Minnesota, Immunology, Biology, Science

EParis Extra

PJC Board of Regents bids farewell, swears in new member

PJC Board President Curtis Fendley is shown presenting outgoing regent Frankie Norwood a plaque of appreciation for his 23 years service.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, Paris, TX

PhysOrg Weblog

Pseudogenes may provide clearer understanding of biomarkers

Alas, the thankless pseudogene. Dysfunctional, unloved and seemingly of little use, these poor-cousin relatives of genes have lost their protein-coding abilities.


Related Topix: Bioinformatics, Science

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

UHV assistant professor wins nursing excellence award

A combination of teaching, research and community service has made Shainy Varghese a gem to her students and colleagues in the University of Houston-Victoria School of Nursing and to her patients in Stafford.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, University of Houston Victoria, Stafford, TX, Texas