M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. UT Southwestern's kidney cancer research gets $11 million boost from NIHRead the original story

    Friday Aug 5 | Dallas Morning News

    UT Southwestern's Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center was awarded an $11 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to research Kidney Cancer. The Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center at UT Southwestern is set to receive $11 million from the National Institutes of Health to support kidney cancer research.

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  2. Scientists identify marker for myeloid-derived suppressor cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Typical staining of tumor tissues. Scale bars, 100 I1 4m. Credit: Condamine et al., Sci.

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  3. 5 Blood Tests You Need After Age 50Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | MSN Healthy Living

    Recently, the CDC reported new surveillance data showing an all-time high of hepatitis C-related deaths in 2014, at 19,659. Because the liver disease often doesn't cause any symptoms, many people might not even know they carry the virus or that they should be tested for it.

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  4. UTA leads project to develop new device to deliver photo-induced cancer therapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | EurekAlert!

    Physicists from The University of Texas at Arlington are leading a multidisciplinary project with The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston to develop a new multifunctional platform that can integrate imaging and photo-induced cancer therapy in a single, portable device. The process of destroying cancer cells by utilizing chemicals or heat generated by nanoparticles induced by near-infrared light - through processes including photodynamic therapy and photothermal therapy - has shown great promise as a treatment option, along with surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy.

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  5. Coast a medical citya at Tradition one step closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Sunherald.com

    A planned 'medical city' complex at Tradition in Harrison County calls for a National Diabetes & Obesity Research Institute research facility, William Carey University's Pharmacy School, the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Nursing School, a Coastal Family Health Center and student housing. Coast legislators, business leaders and city, county and state officials gather for the announcement of a 'medical city' complex at Tradition in Harrison County on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2016.

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  6. Vaxil Announces Key U.S. Patent And Trademark Office Notice Of Allowance For Its ImmunotherapyRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 | BioSpace

    VAXIL BIO ,a biotechnology company specializing in immunotherapy, announces today that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a patent providing broad coverage over Vaxil's immunotherapy platform and its lead product, Orphan Drug Designated Immucina . This will become the first US Patent issued to Vaxil since the Company began developing its immunotherapies 10 years ago.

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  7. Beating cancer part of U.S. athletes Rio journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | USA Today

    Beating cancer is part of U.S. rugby player's journey to Rio Olympics Jillion Potter was diagnosed in 2014, but her work ethic helped her make U.S. team. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2aG89UZ LOS ANGELES - From Jillion Potter's standpoint, 2014 was a great year.

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  8. Vaxil Announces Key US Patent and Trademark Office Notice of Allowance for Its ImmunotherapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Market Wire

    VAXIL BIO ,a biotechnology company specializing in immunotherapy, announces today that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a patent providing broad coverage over Vaxil's immunotherapy platform and its lead product, Orphan Drug Designated Immucina . This will become the first US Patent issued to Vaxil since the Company began developing its immunotherapies 10 years ago.

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  9. MD Anderson Cancer Center Demonstrates Clinical Applicability Of...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 | BioSpace

    Poster presentation at AACC shows harvest of breast cancer cells in blood using Parsortixa cell separation system enables subsequent gene expression analysis ANGLE plc , the specialist medtech company, announces a poster presentation by researchers from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center describing clinically-relevant results from a study using its lead product, the Parsortix cell separation system, to harvest breast cancer cells in blood for subsequent molecular characterisation. The poster was presented at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting on 2 August 2016.

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  10. DON McKEE: The best hospitals: Who has the best answers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | MDJonline.com

    It's a question of importance that deserves credible answers. The question is: Where do we find these answers, from the government or a news organization? After Medicare's first-ever ratings of hospitals recently met with criticism and opposition from the hospital industry, U.S. News & World Report released its list of the best hospitals.

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  11. Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center part of largest national research...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 | PressReleasePoint

    Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center has been named part of a national study that will collect data to better understand, diagnose and treat blood diseases. Myelodysplastic syndromes , blood conditions that affect the bone marrow, are serious and sometimes fatal.

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  12. Federal grant to Rice targets ovarian cancerRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 | PressReleasePoint

    Rice University bioengineer Junghae Suh has been awarded a prestigious R01 grant by the National Institutes of Health to research the use of viral gene therapy to fight ovarian cancer . The grant for $1.8 million, administered by the National Cancer Institute, will fund five years of collaborative research with Dr. Anil Sood , a surgeon, researcher and ovarian-cancer specialist at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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  13. Harnessing the immune system to fight cancerRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 31 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Steve Cara expected to sail through the routine medical tests required to increase his life insurance in October 2014. But the results were devastating.

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  14. Combating CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 30 | The Brownsville Herald

    Master of ceremonies and Director of the Brownsville Convention and Visitors Bureau Mariano "Bean" Ayala, a cancer survivor speaks to guest during the International Bank of Commerce Boot Scootin' Party fundraiser to benefit the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Thursday evening at the IBC Main Bank Lobby. A host of people raise their hands who know of someone stricken with cancer Thursday evening at the IBC Main Bank Lobby cancer benefit Boot Scootin' Party to aid MD Anderson Cancer Center to make cancer history.

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  15. Harnessing the immune system to fight cancer, even when standard treatments failRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    David Wight, 75, a retired engineer from Alaska, receives immunotherapy drugs to treat his bladder cancer with Dr. Arlene Siefker-Radtke at the Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, April 5, 2016. New drugs and methods of altering a patient's own immune cells are helping some - but not all - patients even when standard treatments fail; Wight is active, his cancer in remission for more than year now.

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  16. Symposium on Statistical and Computational Methods for Pharmacogenetic Epidemiology of CancerRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2016 | American Statistical Association

    This past decade has witnessed considerable progress in genomics technology and in the successful development of novel anti-cancer treatments. Nonetheless, curative therapy for cancer and cancer-related traits continues to be a challenging task.

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  17. News 19 mins ago 2:51 p.m.Thief steals young cancer patient's laptop, memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    HOUSTON A 19-year-old battling a rare and aggressive form of bone cancer has a message for the thief who has dealt her yet another hardship. Somebody stole that laptop out of her mother's car as they were eating dinner at Genghi's Grill in southwest Houston on Wednesday night.

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  18. Craig Sager to skip Rio Olympics to fight leukemiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | WMDT

    Craig Sager had hoped August would find him in Rio covering his fifth Olympics, but he will instead miss the Games to continue his fight against cancer. NBC said in a statement released Thursday that Sager is preparing for a third bone marrow transplant at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

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  19. Craig Sager will miss Rio Olympics to continue fight against leukemiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    Craig Sager accepts the Jimmy V award for perseverance at the ESPY Awards at Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, in Los Angeles. Craig Sager's fight with leukemia will prevent the basketball sideline reporter form covering the 2016 Rio Olympics for NBC.

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  20. Sideline reporter Craig Sager will skip the Rio Olympics to undergo bone marrow transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Daily Mail

    NBC said Thursday in a statement that the 65-year-old Sager is preparing for a third bone marrow transplant at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Sager was first diagnosed with leukemia in 2014, and after a course of treatment, was told that it was remission.

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