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MD Anderson, MedImmune join forces to advance cancer immunotherapy
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, will collaborate through MD Anderson's Moon Shots Program to develop therapies that unleash patients' immune systems to attack their cancers.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Study finds CT scans predict chemotherapy response in pancreatic cancer
Computed tomography scans routinely taken to guide the treatment of pancreatic cancer may provide an important secondary benefit.
UNM Cancer Center Scientist Uses Physics (Again) to Fight Cancer
Physics applies to everything. So when Vittorio Cristini, PhD, started researching cancer, he applied physics.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Tissue analysis near tumors holds promise for earlier detection, new treatments
Seemingly healthy cells may in fact hide clues that lung cancer will later develop, according to a study led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center The research is published online in the Examination of gene expression in patients with non-small cell lung cancer showed the area adjacent to tumors is rich with cancer ... (more)
The Daily Record
Exercise helps women tolerate breast cancer drugs
Exercise might help women beat breast cancer. Researchers found it can ease the achy joints and muscle pain that lead many patients to quit taking medicines that treat the disease and lower the risk of a recurrence.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Cells appearing normal may actually be harbingers of lung cancer
Seemingly healthy cells may in fact hide clues that lung cancer will later develop, according to a study led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center The research is published online in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute .
Thu Mar 06, 2014
NanoHybrids Launches Its First Product Line of Imaging Contrast Agents
Austin, TX March 5, 2014 - NanoHybrids Corporation, a provider of nanotechnology-based contrast agents announced the launch of its new website and premium product line of gold nanoparticles specially designed to improve imaging results.
Bevacizumab does not extend lives of newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients
Results from a randomized, phase 3 clinical trial conducted by the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group have shown that adding bevacizumab, a drug that inhibits the growth of blood vessels, to the treatment of glioblastoma does not improve patient survival.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Sleep Quality & the Cancer Journey
Sleep disturbances and fatigue are among the top quality of life complaints for patients with cancer, yet the issues are rarely discussed during oncology visits.
[Research Resource] mMAPS: A Flow-Proteometric Technique to Analyze...
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Fort Bend Star
MD Anderson regional care centers inspire healthy living
To promote the link between exercise and reducing the risk of cancer, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is partnering with LIFE TIME to present the inaugural Ride of a Lifetime event on Sat., March 22 from 6-10 p.m. in the CITY CENTRE plaza, 801 Town & Country Blvd. Participants will enjoy a high-energy, outdoor cycling class from ... (more)
Fort Bend Star
Fort Bend ISD celebrates Black History Month
FBISD Superintendent Charles Dupre joined students and staff at Quail Valley Elementary School at their Black History Month tribute.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Yoga May Help Breast Cancer Patients During Radiation Therapy
Women with breast cancer who practiced yoga had lower levels of stress hormones and reported less fatigue and better quality of life, new research shows.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Erie Times News
In Brief: Kanzius project researcher faces criminal trial
Pretrial motions will be heard March 26 in Harris County, Texas, District Court for Steven Curley, M.D. Curley, 57, is charged with tracking his ex-wife with a computer program, a felony in Texas.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
News 4 Jax
Study: Women with BRCA1 should remove ovaries
A new study on healthy women with genetic mutations that sharply increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer supports the old adage: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Questions remain about Beau Biden's health
Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden has made few public appearances since being hospitalized at a Texas cancer center in August.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Benefit to Help Detective's Family
Here's a chance to help out a neighbor whose been looking out for you for more than a decade.
Bevacizumab offers no benefit for newly diagnosed glioblastoma
The angiogenesis inhibitor bevacizumab failed to increase overall survival or statistically significant progression-free survival for glioblastoma patients in the frontline setting, according to a study led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center .
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Bevacizumab offers no benefit for newly diagnosed glioblastoma, MD Anderson-led study finds
The angiogenesis inhibitor bevacizumab failed to increase overall survival or statistically significant progression-free survival for glioblastoma patients in the frontline setting, according to a study led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Cure for cancer? Sanibel man may be on to something
In a laboratory at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Texas, researchers injected nanoparticles into tumors they had grown in rabbits.