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Whole exome sequencing takes new technology into the clinicOct 2, 2013
Baylor researchers find new genetic test helped provide a diagnosis to 25 percent of the first 250 such patients referred to the Baylor Whole Genome Laboratory, demonstrating the value of such technology to individual patients.
Controlling pancreatic cancer may depend on a molecular 'fulcrum'Sep 13, 2013
Baylor researchers reveal a treatment target that, when modulated in the lab setting, reduces tumors and makes them more susceptible to chemotherapy.
Pediatric oncologist honored for best scientific paper on malignant gliomasAug 26, 2013
Dr. Meenakshi Hegde, instructor of pediatrics – hematology/oncology at Baylor College of Medicine, was awarded the 28th Schweisguth Prize from the International Society of Pediatric Oncology for the best scientific paper written by a trainee.
Baylor receives $960,000 plus in Komen breast cancer grantsAug 1, 2013
Four Baylor College of Medicine researchers received new grant funding from Susan G. Komen for the Cure to help advance breast cancer research.
Grants support research for innovative treatments for childhood cancerJul 22, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers have received a total of $600,000 in grants from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation to support their research to find innovative new treatments for childhood cancer.
Pediatric oncologist receives grant for neuroblastoma researchJul 10, 2013
Dr. Jason Shohet has received a grant from Braden’s Hope for Childhood Cancer to support his research to find novel treatments for high-risk neuroblastoma.
Love Foundation Award recipient touts mentors, colleaguesJul 8, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. Martha Mims has received the Ben and Margaret Love Foundation Bobby Alford Award for Academic Clinical Professionalism, and honors the physicians who trained her.
Metabolism, chromatin state gene implicated in common kidney cancerJun 21, 2013
The Cancer Genome Atlas consortium has identified contributions to development of the most common form of adult kidney cancer.
Men should talk with physician, make cancer screening plansJun 18, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. Mohit Khera provides advice for cancer screenings.
Phase 1 trial uses enhanced T cells to treat neuroblastomaJun 10, 2013
A phase 1 clinical trial at Baylor College of Medicine, which has received support from a pediatric cancer nonprofit organization, will use an immunotherapy approach to treating kids with neuroblastoma.
Baylor College of Medicine’s breast care program for underserved recognized May 16, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine's The Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center and its medical director, Dr. Mothaffar Rimawi, will be honored at the Komen Houston Impact Awards Luncheon May 30.
Grant funds research to study new treatments for osteosarcomaMay 2, 2013
The grant funds research focused on the highest risk and the poorest outcome cancers in children.
BCM receives grants from Rally Foundation for childhood cancerApr 23, 2013
All grants are made in honor or memory of a Rally Kid, a child who has fought or is currently fighting cancer.
Baylor College of Medicine receives $350K in Avon grants for breast cancer care, researchApr 23, 2013
The grants were presented at the closing ceremonies of the 6th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Houston April 21.
BCM major part of new pediatric cancer Dream Team initiativeApr 13, 2013
Pediatric Dream Team Translational Cancer Research Project will provide a total of $14.5 million over four years, with $3.3 million to BCM.
Signature of circulating breast tumor cells that spread to the brain foundApr 10, 2013
BCM researchers find biomarkers of circulating breast tumor cells destined for the brain, insight into how disease spreads.
Certain breast cancer patients may benefit from combined HER-2 targeted treatment without chemotherapyApr 8, 2013
BCM researchers find certain breast cancer patients may benefit from targeted therapy for tumors.
Loss of tumor suppressor SPOP releases cancer potential of SRC-3Apr 1, 2013
BCM researchers say SRC-3 could prove an important target for treatment of many cancers along with breast and prostate tumors.
Prevent colon cancer in less than an hourMar 19, 2013
Regular screenings for colon cancer can catch the deadly disease before it even begins.
Center for Cell and Gene Therapy receives renewed NIH funding to enhance T cell therapy for cancerFeb 27, 2013
Funding will help advance T cell therapy for kids and adults with cancer, reach wider spectrum of cancers.