Medical News Today
Proximity Of Fast Food Restaurants Has Impact On Body Mass Index Of Low Income African-Americans
Main Category: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Also Included In: Public Health ; Nutrition / Diet Article Date: 20 May 2013 - 1:00 PDT African-American adults living closer to a fast food restaurant had a higher body mass index than those who lived further away from fast food, according to researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Texas Center for Proton Therapy brings innovative cancer treatment to Dallas-Fort Worth
In the world of cancer treatment, innovation is always on the agenda. Although the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston has put Texas on the map for cancer treatment, Irving is joining the esteemed hospital's ranks by opening the Texas Center for Proton Therapy .
Thu May 16, 2013
MARC Travel Awards announced for the SDB 2013 72nd Annual Meeting
FASEB MARC Program has announced the travel award recipients for The Society for Developmental Biology 72nd Annual Meeting in Cancun, Mexico from June 16-20, 2013.
Body mass index of low income African-Americans linked to proximity of fast food restaurants
African-American adults living closer to a fast food restaurant had a higher body mass index than those who lived further away from fast food, according to researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and this association was particularly strong among those with a lower income.
Sorad: a systems biology approach to predict and modulate dynamic...
To understand a disease and to help discover novel therapeutic approaches, we have to reveal the molecular mechanisms underlying signal transduction and use that information to design targeted perturbations.
Wed May 15, 2013
Photodynamic Therapy Using a Protease-Mediated Theranostic Agent...
From the Molecular Imaging and Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, Republic of Korea ; Molecular Imaging and Therapy Branch, Division of Convergence Technology, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea ; Laboratory of Genome to Drug Medicine, Joint Center for Biosciences, Incheon, Korea ; and Departments of ... (more)
Applied Clinical Trials
XBiotech Announces Results for its XILONIX? Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Sixteen advanced NSCLC patients were treated at MD Anderson Cancer Center with the Company's True Human Therapeutic Antibody XILONIX.
[Podcast] Science Signaling Podcast: 14 May 2013
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Mon May 13, 2013
Pitt cancer researchers share grants
Two University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute researchers were among 49 researchers at institutions worldwide sharing $9.6 million in grant funding to develop better ways to prevent, detect and treat melanoma, one of the fastest-growing cancers.
Tue May 07, 2013
Beachwood resident Doctor Qing Yi is named chair at Cleveland Clinic's Lerner Research Institute
Yi, a Beachwood resident, comes to the Lerner Research Institute from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center where, for the past five years, he was a professor of medicine in the Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma, Division of Cancer Medicine, and Center for Cancer Immunology Research.
Mon May 06, 2013
Hot for Histology
To Bailey, laboratory professionals, and histologists especially, will play an integral role in the diagnosis, care coordination and treatment of patients under the new model of healthcare dictated by the Affordable Care Act.
Peli1 Identified As Pivotal Actor In Animal Model Of Multiple Sclerosis
Scientists have identified an influential link in a chain of events that leads to autoimmune inflammation of the central nervous system in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis .
Fri May 03, 2013
New Department Focuses on Emerging Field of Health Services Research
Oncologist and cancer care outcomes researcher Sharon H. Giordano, M.D., leads the new Department of Health Services Research at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, a multidisciplinary area of research that examines the delivery, quality and costs of health care.
Thu May 02, 2013
Key protein for firing up central nervous system inflammation identified
An international team of researchers led by scientists in The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Department of Immunology reported their results in an advance online publication in Nature Medicine .
Lonesome Dove 4-H
Pictured are members of the Lonesome Dove 4-H Club with the custom made fashion hospital gowns, they made with love and the hope of brightening the days of the children at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
Wed May 01, 2013
World Renowned Oncology Surgeon Recruited to Ohio State
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Raphael E. Pollock, MD, PhD, known and respected worldwide as a gifted cancer surgeon and researcher and passionate educator of physicians-in-training, will become a professor and the director of the division of surgical oncology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center College of Medicine's department of surgery.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Ceremony honors 56 Houston lives lost in workplace accidents in 2012
Adriana Martinez wept as she reflected on the death of her husband, Orestes Martinez, who was crushed in a construction accident near the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in 2009.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Effective Leukemia Drugs Too Expensive, Desperate Patients Left Untreated
Eleven of the 12 drugs approved for treating chronic myeloid leukemia and some other cancers cost over $100,000 per year, leaving many desperate patients either untreated or under-treated because they simply cannot afford care, nearly 120 CML experts from over 15 countries reported today in the journal Blood .
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Downside To Cutting-Edge Treatment: High Costs Leave Some Patients Out
Chronic myeloid leukemia is now considered a highly curable disease, thanks to the emergence of powerful, targeted CML therapies known as tyrosine kinase inhibitors that allow patients to manage their disease with few symptoms by taking a well-tolerated pill.