Upcoming Events

Komen Race for the Cure - Houston
Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018
Registration

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Bladder Cancer Summit
Oct. 12-13, 2018
Free Registration for patients and families
Registration

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center & Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center Hematologic Malignancies Symposium
Clonal Hematopoiesis
Myelodysplasia and Acute AML Pathogenesis and Therapy
Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018
12-12:45 p.m. - Poster Session
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Presentations
BCM Main - Cullen Auditorium & Rayzor Lounge
Registration

DLDCCC Distinguished Lecture Series 
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018
Noon - 1 p.m.
BCM Main - Alkek, N315
Yves A. DeClerck, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Co-leader, Tumor Microenvironment Program, USC-Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Associate Director for Education and Training, USC-Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Southern California
Mesenchymal Stromal Cells:  Contributors to Therapeutic Care in Cancer”
The contribution of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stromal cells to cancer progression has been well recognized over the last decade.  This presentation will illustrate—using neuroblastoma as a model—how these cells not only contribute to metastasis to the bone, but also promote therapeutic resistance in primary tumors.

Get Your Rear In Gear
Nov. 17, 2018
Registration

Joint Symposium with MD Anderson
Nov. TBD, 2018

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Dec. 4-8, 2018

SABCS Update at Baylor College of Medicine
Jan. 26, 2019
7 a.m. - 1 p.m.
BCM Main - Kleberg Auditorium

DLDCCC 16th Annual Symposium
Friday, March 1, 2019
8 - 10 a.m. Poster Session in Rayzor Lounge
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Program Talks in Cullen Auditorium
Featuring the newest and best from each DLDCCC Research Program and highlighting exciting new initiatives in cancer research.

DLDCCC Distinguished Lecture Series
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Noon - 1 p.m.
BCM Main - Alkek, N315
Barbara Andersen, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor
Department of Psychology
Ohio State University
Dr. Andersen studies biobehavioral aspects of cancer and their implications for disease progression, with work focused on development of interventions for patients at high risk for psychological or behavioral morbidities or premature cancer death.

8th Annual Hereditary Breast & Ovarian Cancer Patient Conference
Saturday, April 6, 2019
9:30am – 3:00pm
Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center (NOT Baylor Clinic)
7200 Cambridge
1st floor Alford Education Center
Featuring talks from medical experts related to the healthcare of BRCA mutation carriers.  This conference is designed to raise awareness about cancer risks and prevention options for BRCA mutation carriers and their families.
The conference is free to attend and lunch will be served.
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DLDCCC Distinguished Lecture Series
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Noon – 1 p.m.
BCM Main – Alkek N315
Andy Minn, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Radiation Oncology
University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Minn’s research is interested in gene programs and signaling pathways discovered through unbiased high-dimensional data analysis that regulate cancer metastasis and its resistance to either conventional treatment or immune therapies.

Diana Helis Henry and Adrienne Helis Malvin Medical Research Foundations 
2019 Joint Lecture Series in Cancer Research
Baylor College of Medicine
Cullen Auditorium
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
3 p.m.
Reception in Rayzor Lounge to follow
Steven A. Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Surgery Branch
Senior Investigator
Head, Tumor Immunology Section
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute

Recent Lectures

Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018
Noon - 1 p.m.
BCM Main - Alkek, N315
Dr. Dan Theodorescu
Professor of Surgery
Phase One Foundation Endowed Chair in Oncology
Director, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute
Cedars-Sinai
Translating Cancer Biology into Novel Therapies”
Working on bladder cancer, Dr. Theodorescu is a leading translational cancer researcher.  His pioneering application of computational biology led to the discovery of genes that regulate tumor growth and metastasis in bladder and other cancers.

Helis Medical Research Foundations Cancer Research Lecture Series

Helis Medical Research Foundations Cancer Research Lecture Series (320x240)
William G. Kaelin, Jr., M.D. spoke at the 2018 Helis Lecture Series on “New Treatments for Anemia, Ischemia, and Cancer Emerging from Studies of the von Hippel-Lindau Tumor Suppressor Protein”. 

Topic: “New Treatments for Anemia, Ischemia, and Cancer Emerging from Studies of the von Hippel-Lindau Tumor Suppressor Protein”
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
3 - 4 p.m.
Cullen Auditorium
Speaker: William G. Kaelin, Jr., M.D.     
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
Professor of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center Distinguished Lecture Series

Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center Distinguished Lecture Series (320x240)
Karen E. Knudsen, Ph.D. gave the lecture on “Targeting AR-DNA repair crosstalk in prostate cancer.”

Tuesday May 8, 2018
Noon – 1 p.m.
Baylor College of Medicine, Main Campus – Alkek N315
Speaker: Karen E. Knudsen, Ph.D.
Director, NCI-Designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
Chair and Professor, Department of Cancer Biology
Professor, Cancer Biology, Urology, Radiation Oncology, & Medical Oncology 
Thomas Jefferson University

Past Events

The Inaugural Philip Salem Annual Oncology Lecture
Thursday, April 12, 2018
7 - 8:30 a.m.
Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center - Denton A. Cooley Auditorium

15th Annual Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center Symposium 
March 1 and 2, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine Main Campus - Cullen Auditorium and Rayzor Lounge
Topic: Immunotherapy
Keynote Speaker: Cornelius Melief, M.D., Ph.D. 

7th Annual Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Patient Conference
Featuring talks from medical experts related to the healthcare of BRCA mutation carriers
Feb. 24, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center
Conference hosted by Dr. Julie Nangia and Cathy Sullivan

12th Annual Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center/MD Anderson Cancer Center Joint Symposium
Feb. 2, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine Main Campus - Kleberg Auditorium
Topic: Drug Discovery

Cancer Research Institute Immunotherapy Patient Summit
Jan. 27, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine Main Campus - Kleberg Auditorium 
Hosted by Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine

Komen Houston Race for the Cure
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series is the world’s largest and most successful education and fundraising event for breast cancer. Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers compete to receive funding from the Komen Foundation.
Jan. 27, 2018

Spin-for-Gyn
Fundraiser to support BCM Woman to Woman gynecological cancer support program.
Jan. 27, 2018
DEFINE Body & Mind Fitness Center
2518 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005

2018 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Update

SABCS Update  (320x240)
Clinicians had the chance to attend a one-day seminar at Baylor College of Medicine learning the biggest highlights from the world's largest breast cancer symposium, the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium that was held in December.

Hosted by the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine
Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018
Kleberg Auditorium, Alkek Building
Baylor College of Medicine
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2nd Liver Symposium

2nd Liver Symposium (320x240)
Dr. Hashem El-Serag speaking during the Symposium about some of the important new and exciting developments in the field of liver cancer.

Wednesday, Oct. 25 and Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017
Children’s Nutrition Research Center
Keynote Speaker:
Jessica Zucman-Rossi, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor in Oncology
Professor of Medicine, Oncology, University Paris Descartes-HEGP
Director of the INSERM Unit "Functional genomic of solid tumors"
Paris, France

Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This activity is jointly provided by Baylor College of Medicine, Lester & Sue Smith Breast Center and Theresa’s Research Foundation. 
Thursday, Oct. 12 and Friday, Oct. 13, 2017
Onstead Auditorium
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