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The Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine brings together all of the cancer-related activities from across these institutions under one umbrella, fast-tracking our efforts to prevent, diagnose and more effectively treat cancer in adults, children, the underserved and U.S. Veterans.
Collectively, the Duncan Cancer Center is working to deliver a consistent quality of patient-focused, multidisciplinary care for all major cancer types.
Research and Healthcare
- Reprogramming the immune system to attack cancer
Seven years after participating in a center immunotherapy study, New Jersey native's Hodgkin's Lymphoma is in remission.
- Research leads to cures for childhood cancer
Genomic approaches help researchers at Baylor and Texas Children's Hospital understand the cause of pediatric cancers, develop novel therapies to treat them.
- New study identifies first gene associated with familial glioma
By examining the genetic link, Baylor researchers aim to improve treatments and preventive strategies for those with a family history of glioma.
OncLive: Strategic Alliance Partnership
The Duncan Cancer Center has a Strategic Alliance Partnership with OncLive, the official web site for the Oncology Specialty Group. This partnership will provide news and updates from the Duncan Cancer Center to the oncology community. OncLive publishes Oncology & Biotech News, OncologyLive, Urologists in Cancer Care, Oncology Nursing News, and Contemporary Oncology. The mission of OncLive and these publications is to provide oncology professionals with the resources and information they need to provide the best patient care.