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12 hrs ago | Chron

M.D. Anderson, Memorial Hermann to partner in breast imaging

Memorial Hermann Health System and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center are joining forces to provide breast imaging services in the Houston area, a potential partnership that's been untapped for decades.

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Related Topix: Radiology, Medicine

12 hrs ago | Newswise

Memorial Hermann, MD Anderson Join Forces to Provide Enhanced Breast...

Memorial Hermann Health System and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced a new partnership to provide a new level of specialized breast screening at a network of community breast care centers in the greater Houston area.

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Related Topix: Spring, TX, Texas, Radiology, Medicine

12 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

MD Anderson and Memorial Hermann to operate breast screening network across Houston area

Memorial Hermann Health System and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced a new partnership to provide a new level of specialized breast screening at a network of community breast care centers in the greater Houston area.

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Related Topix: Spring, TX, Texas, Radiology, Medicine

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Nature

Biomedical science: Houston has lift-off

Houston is hiring: Rice University and the University of Houston are among the institutions looking to expand their staff thanks to generous funding.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, Rice University, University of Houston, Texas, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Circulation

The WWOX Gene Modulates High-Density Lipoprotein and Lipid Metabolism [Original Articles]

From the Cardiovascular Research Laboratories, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, McGill University, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada ; Department of Human Genetics and Department of Medicine , David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California at Los Angeles; Department of Molecular ... (more)

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Related Topix: Biochemistry, Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine, Texas, Israel, World News

Applied Clinical Trials

Research study at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center tests new drug to...

The Brocade Study will enroll patients with hereditary breast cancer that is metastatic, meaning it has spread to other parts of the body, or locally recurrent, meaning it has come back in the same original area.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Genetics

Thu Aug 14, 2014

BioSpace

CrystalGenomics Release: Polmacoxib Demonstrates Prevention And...

CrystalGenomics, Inc. , a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Korea, has reported a positive outcome from an investigational preclinical research conducted, in part, at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center by Dr. Raymond N. DuBois' laboratory where the purpose of the research was to explore the potential ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Osteoarthritis, Arthritis, Health, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Colorectal Health

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Hispanic Business

Screening and drug therapy predicted to make hepatitis C a rare disease

Editor at Biotech Week -- Newly implemented screening guidelines and improved, highly effective drug therapies could make hepatitis C a rare disease in issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Infectious Diseases

Houston Chronicle

M.D. Anderson opens new west Houston imaging center

The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center on Sept. 2 will open a full-service diagnostic imaging center in west Houston.

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Related Topix: Radiology, Medicine, Nursing

Newswise

Learning to Break the Bad News

Telling the patient and the family the bad news -it's a daunting first-time experience for physicians and a staple of television medical dramas frequently portrayed as "There's a first time for everything.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial identifies men mostly likely to undergo challenging study procedure

Healthy men participating in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial who actively participate in all steps of the clinical trial are most likely to undergo a biopsy, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention - a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Proscar, Finasteride (generic)

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Chronicle.com

Volume 60, Issue 44: August 15, 2014

State prosecutors say they can prove Graham Spanier conspired to cover up the crimes of Jerry Sandusky, but an eclectic band of people have coalesced around the former... In an effort to better recognize the work of those off the tenure track, some colleges are giving them new rankings.

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Related Topix: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Scientific Blogging

R.I.P. Hepatitis C

Effective new drugs and screening would make hepatitis C a rare disease by 2036, according to a new computer simulation conducted by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, University of Pittsburgh, Liver Cancer

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Building God's kingdom: Jordan Easley preparesa

Building God's kingdom: Jordan Easley prepares for 'God movement' in Jackson New senior pastor has been at Englewood Baptist Church for about 10 weeks Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/life/faith/2014/08/09/building-gods-kingdom/13819759/ Jordan Easley, the new senior pastor at Englewood Baptist Church, came to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dallas Baptist University, Plano, TX

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Kevin, M.D.

Progress notes are a poor tool for doctor-patient collaboration

OpenNotes is "a national initiative working to give patients access to the visit notes written by their doctors, nurses, or other clinicians."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Newswise

Dr. Peter Pisters Appointed President & Chief Executive Officer of University Health Network

Toronto - August 7, 2014 -- Mr. John Mulvihill, Chair of the Board of Trustees of University Health Network and Chair of the Board's Selection Committee for the President & CEO announced today that Dr. Peter Pisters, currently Vice President of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's Regional Care System, will serve as UHN's next ... (more)

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Related Topix: Texas, Oncology, Medicine, Sarcoma, Health

Freshnews

MolecularHealth Adds Renowned Oncologist to Advisory Board

MolecularHealth announces the addition of Fadi Braiteh, M.D., to its advisory board.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Saint Joseph's University, Genetics

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Sys-Con Media

University of Houston Partners with Aramark to Transform Athletics...

The University has partnered with Aramark for its campus dining programs since 2005.

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Related Topix: University of Houston, Texas

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Medical News

MD Anderson partners with HIAE to address cancer burden in Brazil

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has announced a partnership with Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein to pioneer multidisciplinary patient care in Brazil and advance MD Anderson's mission to eliminate cancer globally.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Health

Chronicle.com

An AAUP Target Turns the Tables

The American Association of University Professors has received an unusual response to its plans to investigate the tenure practices of a university-affiliated cancer center: demands from the center that the AAUP first answer a long list of tough questions about its authority in such matters.

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