Alex’s Lemonade Stand funds Phase 1 neuroblastoma trial Dec 4, 2017 Dr. Andras Heczey and Dr. Leonid Metelitsa received a $1.5 million grant from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to conduct a first-in-human Phase 1 Neuroblastoma clinical trial.
Baylor only Texas site awarded NCI grant to help end smoking Nov 28, 2017 The Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only site in the state of Texas that will implement a National Cancer Institute-funded tobacco cessation program for cancer patients.
Managing cancer treatment and holiday season expectations Nov 17, 2017 Experts from Baylor College of Medicine provide guidance to help manage cancer during the holidays, as both a patient and a caregiver.
Study examines battlefield chemicals, prostate cancer link Nov 7, 2017 The link between exposure to battlefield chemicals and prostate cancer in veterans is not well understood, but researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are hoping to change that.
Low-fat diet may lower postmenopausal pancreatic cancer risk Nov 6, 2017 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have released the findings of the impact a low-fat diet has on pancreatic cancer risk in postmenopausal women.
Lumpectomy, lift good combination for breast cancer patients Oct 17, 2017 An effort between a surgical oncologist and plastic surgeon can provide an opportunity for women diagnosed with breast cancer to not only have the lump removed, but also get a breast lift at the same time.
Baylor introduces new metastatic breast cancer program Oct 9, 2017 Oct. 13 has been declared Metastatic Breast Cancer Day by the Senate of the State of Texas. In honor of this proclamation, Baylor College of Medicine is launching a new program aimed at fighting the disease.
Better understanding of bladder cancer subtypes might lead to improved treatments Oct 5, 2017 Researchers have completed a comprehensive molecular characterization of 412 muscle-invasive bladder cancers that resulted in the identification of five cancer subtypes with different susceptibilities to specific therapies.
Rally for Research Grant to fund osteosarcoma research Sep 28, 2017 Baylor College of Medicine has received a Rally for Research Grant from the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research to support Dr. Tsz-Kwong (Chris) Man and his research in targeting methylome in chemo-resistant osteosarcoma.
Study outlines precancerous treatment of anal lesions Sep 26, 2017 A new study uses a computer model to offer recommendations for monitoring and/or treating precancerous anal lesions based on a patient’s age
NCI renews lymphoma immunotherapy research grant Sep 26, 2017 The Center for Cell and Gene Therapy has received an $11.5 million, five-year renewal grant from the National Cancer Institute to continue advancing translational lymphoma research.
Grant funds chemotherapy-free breast cancer therapy research Sep 21, 2017 A new grant to Baylor College of Medicine from the Department of Defense advances effort to develop effective treatments for HER2-positive breast cancers without chemotherapy.
Gut microbes might help prevent, treat colorectal cancer Sep 13, 2017 The gut microbiome might one day help prevent and treat colorectal cancer, according to researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital and Columbia University.
DNA looping may lead to opportunities to treat brain tumors Sep 11, 2017 The discovery of a mechanism by which normal brain cells regulate the expression of the NFIA gene might one day help improve therapies to treat brain tumors.
Device accurately identifies cancer in seconds during surgery Sep 6, 2017 A new handheld device rapidly and accurately identifies cancerous tissue during surgery, delivering results in about 10 seconds.
CPRIT awards $13M for prevention, research, recruitment Aug 18, 2017 Researchers in the NCI-designated Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center have received $13,107,956 from CPRIT for six new grants.
Grant to compare large-scale genomic sequencing, standard clinical tests for childhood cancer patients Aug 8, 2017 Baylor’s KidsCanSeq program will compare the results of large-scale genomic testing to targeted clinical tests in childhood cancer patients.
St. Baldrick’s awards eight faculty with cancer research grants Jul 27, 2017 The St. Baldrick’s Foundation has announced its 2017 summer grant recipients, including eight from Baylor College of Medicine.
How CD44s gives brain cancer survival advantage Jul 18, 2017 In the case of glioblastoma multiforme, researchers have discovered that the molecule CD44s seems to give cancer cells a survival advantage.
Baylor named site for NCI proteogenomics analysis, research Jun 27, 2017 The Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center was named the only Proteogenomic Translational Research Center site in the South.