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  1. Texas cancer center faces $4.3M fine for data breachesRead the original story

    Wednesday | KRGV

    Federal health officials have ordered the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to pay a $4.3 million fine for failing to secure health records stemming from data breaches. The Houston Chronicle reports the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Monday that MD Anderson's failure to encrypt health records violated the 1996 patient privacy law known as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

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  2. Northside Hospital CEO Robert Quattrocchi named Top CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MDJonline.com

    Northside Hospital health system CEO Robert Quattrocchi has been named a winner of the sixth annual Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award, ranking no.

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  3. Moleculin Receives Approval for Leukemia Clinical TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Yuma Sun

    Moleculin Biotech, Inc., , a clinical stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oncology drug candidates, all of which are based on license agreements with The University of Texas System on behalf of the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, today announced it has received Polish National Office approval to begin its second Phase I/II clinical trial to study Annamycin for the treatment of relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia . "This approval is a significant step forward to be able to treat additional patients with AML and to generate positive clinical data regarding Annamycin," commented Walter Klemp, Chairman and CEO of Moleculin.

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  4. OHSU's Druker wins prestigious award for developing GleevecRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Business Journal

    Dr. Brian Druker, who directs the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, was awarded a prestigious prize in recognition of his discoveries that led to major advances in precision medicine and targeted cancer therapy. Druker received the 2018 Tang Prize in Biopharmaceuticl Science, along with Tony Hunter , a professor of biology at the Salk Institute, and Dr. John Mendelsohn, president emeritus at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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  5. Mendelsohn shares Tang Prize for leadership in developing targeted therapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | EurekAlert!

    Targeted cancer therapy pioneer John Mendelsohn, M.D., researcher and former president of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, will share the 2018 Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Science for his leadership in developing antibodies to block cancer-promoting growth factor receptors on the surface of cancer cells. In announcing the award on June 19 in Taiwan, the Tang Foundation noted the three awardees launched the field of targeted therapy - attacking tumors based on their genetic and molecular aberrations -- with their research to understand the role of tyrosine kinase proteins and to design ways to block their activity.

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  6. Preeminent cancer biologist Brian Druker, M.D., receives international science awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | EurekAlert!

    OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Director Brian J. Druker, M.D., has been awarded the 2018 Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Science for his pioneering role in shaping the fields of precision medicine and targeted cancer drugs. The award recognizes "original biopharmaceutical or biomedical research that has led to significant advances towards preventing, diagnosing and/or treating major human diseases to improve human health."

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  7. As chancellor search continues, UT System regents to meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Chron

    University of Texas System Chancellor William McRaven speaks during a press conference announcing plans by the Texas Medical Center, along with the Baylor College of Medicine, Texas A&M University, the University of Texas and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, to build a research and innovation campus on land just south of S. Braeswood Blvd. and north of Old Spanish Trail, Monday, April 23, 2018, in Houston.

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  8. Nationally Renowned Radiation Oncologists Join NYU Langone HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Newswise

    Andrew J. Evans, MD , became Vice Chair for Clinical Operations and Medical Director on June 1. Most recently, Dr. Evans was an attending physician and director of thoracic radiation oncology at the Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine. He also served as the director of radiation oncology at Mount Sinai West.

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  9. Robert Bast, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | 24-7 Press Release

    HOUSTON, TX, June 18, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Robert Bast, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Bast celebrates many years of experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field.

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  10. Study: Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip ChemoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | CBS Local

    St. Paul Police Cracking Down On Drivers Who Don't Stop For Pedestrians Starting Monday, St. Paul police will be cracking down on drivers who fail to stop for pedestrians who are trying to cross the street. CHICAGO - Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient's risk.

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  11. Researchers find combination can enhance ipilimumab immunotherapyRead the original story

    Friday Jun 15 | Science Daily

    Using a targeted therapy to block a protein that suppresses T cell activity could improve cancer treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors, researchers report. Using a targeted therapy to block a protein that suppresses T cell activity could improve cancer treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors, researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation .

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  12. Pancreatic cancer patients with BRCA mutation may benefit from targeted drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A physician-scientist at the University of Arizona Cancer Center investigated a novel treatment for pancreatic cancer patients whose tumors exhibited a harmful genetic mutation. The results, in which a type of drug called a PARP inhibitor showed early promise in treating pancreatic cancer in patients with mutations in the BRCA gene, were published online last month in the Journal of Clinical Oncology Precision Oncology .

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  13. Prestigious medical journal admits it published FIVE flawed studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Daily Mail

    'I almost ran him over... then he asked me out!' People reveal the VERY surprising ways they found love on Twitter - including a couple who HATED each other when they met The New England Journal of Medicine took down a landmark study from 2013 that uncovered the benefits of a Mediterranean diet on the heart. But instead of removing the flawed data from their archives completely, they have reanalysed the data and dampened down its claims.

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  14. NeNe Leakes' Husband Gregg Diagnosed With CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Vibe

    The Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes revealed on social media that her husband of over 20 years, Gregg Leakes, has been diagnosed with cancer. "Our New Normal and the fight begins," wrote the reality star on Instagram, with a fist emoji accompanying the post.

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  15. NeNe Leakes Husband Greg Diagnosed With CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | WCKX-FM Columbus

    Popular reality TV star Nene Leakes has revealed that her husband, Gregg Leakes has been diagnosed with cancer. Nene posted on Instagram earlier a photo of Gregg at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston next to the universal slogan for fighting cancer - a line through it.

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  16. NeNe Leakes Reveals Husband Gregg's Cancer DiagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | E! Online

    The Real Housewives of Atlanta star took to Instagram on Wednesday to share a photo of Gregg at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, sitting next to a computer which shows the word "cancer" crossed out on the monitor. It was three weeks ago that NeNe canceled a series of her appearances, announcing that Gregg had been in the hospital for over two weeks.

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  17. MD Anderson, Houston Methodist Scientists Detect New Ovarian Cancer TargetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Newswise

    Researchers at Houston Methodist Research Institute and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have found a prescription drug, Calcitriol, approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of calcium deficiency and kidney diseases, may increase the likelihood of surviving ovarian cancer. Their preclinical research, reported in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute , integrated computational modeling and biology experiments in cell lines and mouse models to pinpoint a molecular pathway between malignant cells and supportive cells, called fibroblasts, associated with poor prognosis for patients with high-grade serous ovarian cancer, the most common and difficult form of the disease.

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  18. NeNe Leakes Reveals Husband's Cancer Battle: 'The Fight Begins'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | ETonline

    ... and "#ILoveYou." According to the post, NeNe and Gregg are seeking treatment and advice at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. The facility is ranked as one of the top cancer treatment facilities in ...

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  19. Scientists detect new ovarian cancer targetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Researchers at Houston Methodist Research Institute and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have found a prescription drug, Calcitriol, approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of calcium deficiency and kidney diseases, may increase the likelihood of surviving ovarian cancer. Their preclinical research, reported in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute , integrated computational modeling and biology experiments in cell lines and mouse models to pinpoint a molecular pathway between malignant cells and supportive cells, called fibroblasts, associated with poor prognosis for patients with high-grade serous ovarian cancer , the most common and difficult form of the disease.

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  20. Summit Medical Group to Implement Altura's Novel HCP Studies Mobile...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 13 | World News Report

    Altura, the pioneer in expanding participation in health-related studies by streamlining connections between patients, healthcare providers and healthcare organizations, today announced that Summit Medical Group has agreed to implement the company's HCP Studies™ mobile platform across its growing medical practice.  Summit Medical Group is New Jersey's largest physician-owned medical group with more than 800 HCPs representing over 80 medical specialties.  As part of the agreement, the group will utilize Altura's HCP Studies™ as a conduit to inform and encourage participation in its expanding clinical research efforts throughout the group's ecosystem of HCPs.

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