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Cancer center outreach group sets colorectal cancer play scheduleMar 9, 2012
Plays that educate Hispanics and African-Americans about the importance of preventing colorectal cancer slated for March.
HER2-positive breast cancer patients needed for clinical studyMar 8, 2012
Study to evaluate new approach to treatment using targeted therapies without chemotherapy for HER2-positive breast cancer patients.
Screening best way to prevent colon cancerMar 6, 2012
Early screening can prevent advanced, deadly forms of colon cancer.
Control your weight, minimize cancer riskMar 1, 2012
Cancer risk can be reduced by controlling weight, according to BCM oncologist.
Prostate cancer can arise from two different cell populationsFeb 29, 2012
BCM research offers new insight into origins of prostate cancer.
BCM postdoc receives Prostate Cancer AwardFeb 23, 2012
Dr. Kalpana Kannan to receive $225,000 for three-year grant to continue work in prostate cancer chimeric RNAs
Ovarian cancer arises in fallopian tube of knockout miceFeb 13, 2012
BCM study opens new door to understand molecular origins of 'ovarian' cancer in fallopian tubes.
BCM Cancer Genetics Laboratory offers cutting-edge testingJan 27, 2012
Genetic testing includes identifying cancer genes, biological markers of disease classification, prognosis and drug response.
$1.6 million grant awarded to develop cervical cancer screening program for under, uninsuredJan 20, 2012
BCM experts find lack of healthcare for women a roadblock for preventing cervical cancer.
St. Baldrick's Foundation gives consortium $998,132 grant for childhood cancer researchJan 19, 2012
Grant to help fund targeted, cell-based research in rare lymphomas.
Study maps destructive path from cigarette to emphysemaJan 18, 2012
Report details destruction, toxic track smoke takes through respiratory system to lungs.
Researchers identify three subtypes of bladder cancerJan 17, 2012
Technique may help identify patients with more aggressive subtypes of bladder cancer.
Be aware of common cervical cancer symptomsJan 17, 2012
Abnormal bleeding can be early warning sign of cervical cancer.
Help prevent cervical cancer with HPV vaccineJan 17, 2012
Disease prevention, early detection key in the battle against cervical cancer.
Baylor scientists receive $1.35 million from Ovarian Cancer Research FundJan 9, 2012
Money to be used for improving screening tests, research endometriosis-associated ovarian cancer.
Daam2 amplifies spinal developmentJan 6, 2012
BCM researchers identify function of protein fundamental in spinal cord development.
Webinar to cover cervical screening guidelinesJan 5, 2012
Baylor College of Medicine experts to discuss cervical screening guidelines in webinar.
St. Baldrick's Foundation awards more than $40,000 grant to Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children's Cancer ClinicDec 28, 2011
Grant from St. Baldrick’s Foundation to boost research efforts and enable more children to enroll in ongoing clinical trial.
Pediatric clinical trial investigating vaccine-based therapy for solid tumorsDec 9, 2011
The trial, launched last spring, is also being conducted at Cincinnati Children's Hospital.
BCM researchers advance breast cancer stem cell researchDec 9, 2011
Preliminary data suggests that high Stat3 signaling correlates with stem cell function.