In the genes: Family quests for glioblastoma answers - Dec. 8, 2014
When glioblastoma hit their family for a second time, sisters Hadley Rierson and Carrie Lebovich teamed up with Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Melissa Bondy. Read the full story.
New study identifies first gene associated with familial glioma - Dec. 7, 2014
An international consortium of researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine has identified for the first time a gene associated with familial glioma (brain tumors that appear in two or more members of the same family) providing new support that certain people may be genetically predisposed to the disease. Read the full article.
Houston-led consortium narrows search for familial glioma susceptibility - Nov. 3, 2011
An international consortium led by Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has narrowed the search for the gene or genes associated with inherited susceptibility to glioma, a deadly form of brain cancer, to a region on chromosome 17.