M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. MD Anderson Cancer CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | PR Newswire

    1 for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report's annual "Best Hospitals" rankings. Since the rankings began in 1990, MD Anderson has been named one of the top two cancer hospitals in the nation and has received the top position nine times in the last 10 years.

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  2. U.S. News Announces the 2016-17 Best HospitalsRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2016 | US News & World Report

    August 2, 2016 - U.S. News & World Report today released its 27th annual Best Hospitals rankings to help patients make more informed health care decisions. U.S. News compared nearly 5,000 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions.

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  3. Threshold Pharma Reports Second Quarter Financial ResultsRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2016 | BioSpace

    SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 01, 2016 -- Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for cancer, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016 and provided an update on the Company's corporate and clinical development activities. "Encouraged by the MAESTRO data presented recently at ASCO that demonstrated meaningful improvement in overall survival in the subgroup of patients from Japan and South Korea, we are pursuing a registration strategy for Japan," said Barry Selick, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Threshold.

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  4. Ex-Weather Channel meteorologist Dave Schwartz diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The Weather Channel reported Saturday that former meteorologist Dave Schwartz has died of cancer. He was 63. The Philadelphia native and Temple University graduate worked at the Atlanta-based company from 1985 to 2008, then returned in 2014.

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  5. Harnessing the immune system to fight cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Steve Cara, who learned of his lung cancer in 2014, waits for an exam at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in May. 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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  6. Combating CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2016 | 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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  7. Harnessing the immune system to fight cancer, even when standard treatments failRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2016 | 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Technology alone may not close disparities in medical researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Fox News

    Internet technologies may help underserved populations participate in medical research studies, but relying on those technologies to get broader participation isn't likely to work, a new study suggests. The study's lead author told Reuters Health it's important to get all groups of people represented in research, because medical recommendations are based on study results.

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  14. Jefferson re-signs with Cavaliers for two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | The Japan Times

    The valuable veteran forward, who played a critical role in Cleveland winning an NBA championship this season, re-signed with the Cavaliers on Thursday. Shortly after the Cavs rallied from a 3-1 deficit to stun the Golden State Warriors in the finals, Jefferson said he would be ending his long playing career on top.

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  15. Craig Sager to miss Olympics while undergoing bone marrow transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | YardBarker.com

    NBC announced Thursday that Craig Sager will not cover the Rio Olympics, as he continues to battle leukemia. According to the network, Sager is at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, undergoing treatment.

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  16. Personalized Medicine Meets Thyroid Cancer: Drug Targeting BRAF Mutation Helps PatientsRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2016 | Newswise

    In the era of precision medicine, targeting the mutations driving cancer growth, rather than the tumor site itself, continues to be a successful approach for some patients. In the latest example, researchers from Penn Medicine and other institutions found that treating metastatic thyroid cancer patients harboring a BRAF mutation with the targeted therapy vemurafenib - originally approved for melanoma patients with the mutation - showed promising anti-tumor activity in a third of patients.

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  17. Sentence Enhanced for Lying About CancerRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    ... "Walker had never been a hospice patient. Walker also claimed to have been recently treated at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, but hospital representatives confirmed there were no records of her having been treated there," prosecutors said. At Walker's ...

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  18. Breast cancer study clears in-vitro fertilizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | NWAonline

    Researchers gave women who undergo in vitro fertilization to have a baby some good news this week when the biggest study of its kind found in-vitro fertilization didn't increase women's chances of developing breast cancer. The new study was published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association and was conducted by researchers at the Netherlands Cancer Institute.

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  19. No link found between IVF, higher risk of breast cancer, large study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Women who undergo in vitro fertilization to have a baby have enough to worry about without fretting about a possible increase in their risk for breast cancer. This week they got good news: The biggest study of its kind found IVF didn't increase women's chances of developing the disease.

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  20. Genomic Medicine Market : Global Industry Analysis and Forecast 2016 - 2026Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | SBWire

    The National Human Genome Research Institute defines genomic medicine as "an emerging medical discipline that involves using genomic information about an individual as part of their clinical care and the health outcomes and policy implications of that clinical use." Genomic medicine is a type of precision medicine in which genomics, epigenomics and other related data is used to accurately aid in individual disease diagnosis.

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