New microsurgery for early stage GI cancer patients Sep 17, 2015 A new endoscopic microsurgery known as endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), offers a non-invasive approach to removing small gastrointestinal tumors by removing them in layers.
Baylor research team joins NCI consortium aimed at finding new therapies for children’s cancer Sep 15, 2015 Baylor one of five groups to receive a National Cancer Institute grant to address key challenges in developing new therapies for children with cancer.
Baylor College of Medicine receives grant to study experimental immunotherapy in HPV-related throat cancer Sep 14, 2015 Baylor researchers receive $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to advance clinical studies of an experimental immunotherapy for HPV related throat cancer.
Cycle for a cure Sep 9, 2015 Baylor teaming up with Ovarian Cancer Research Fund for Sept. 19 Ovarian Cycle Houston event.
Disruption of a crucial cellular machine may kill the engine of deadly cancers Sep 2, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine study finds that inhibition of the spliceosome using a new drug kills tumor cells but leaves noncancerous tissues unaffected in mouse models.
Electronic trigger reduces delays in evaluation for cancer diagnosis Aug 24, 2015 Electronic triggers designed to search for key data were able to identify and reduce follow-up delays for patients being evaluated for a diagnosis of colon or prostate cancer.
Super-stimulation makes SRCs cancer cell killers Aug 10, 2015 Too much of a bad thing could have a positive effect – especially when there is too much of a master cell regulator and a small molecule that can make it a cancer fighter, said Baylor College of Medicine researchers.
Baylor’s Dan L Duncan Cancer Center receives highest National Cancer Institute designation – Comprehensive status Jul 30, 2015 The National Cancer Institute has awarded the Dan L Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine the prestigious designation of a Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Dr. Kent Osborne honored for medical professionalism Jul 24, 2015 Dr. Kent Osborne has been named the recipient of the 2015 Ben and Margaret Love Foundation Bobby Alford Award for Academic Clinical Professionalism.
Breast Center to host Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference Jul 23, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine's Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center to jointly sponsor a medical education conference on metastatic breast cancer Sept. 18-19.
Acid reflux on the rise but healthy habits can help Jul 22, 2015 The number of people experiencing acid reflux is increasing, but making lifestyle changes could lessen the symptoms and help avoid health complications down the road.
Too much – not mutated – N-Ras promotes aggressive breast cancer Jul 10, 2015 Traditionally, the gene N-Ras has been defined as a cancer causer only when it is mutated, but researchers say that is not the case when N-Ras is found in a particularly aggressive form of the disease called basal-like breast cancer.
Dr. Matthew Ellis receives Stand Up To Cancer’s Laura Ziskin Prize for breast cancer research Jun 30, 2015 Dr. Matthew Ellis, director of the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center, received the Stand Up To Cancer Laura Ziskin Prize for breast cancer research.
Dr. Mothaffar Rimawi recognized for outstanding contributions to breast cancer Jun 23, 2015 Dr. Mothaffar Rimawi, director of the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center, received the C. Kent Osborne Award for Medical Excellence for his contributions to breast cancer research.
Mother's diet before pregnancy may affect child’s lifelong risk of cancer Jun 11, 2015 Study finds mother’s diet around the time of conception can change the function of certain genes in her child, including the gene associated with cancer risk.
Baylor College of Medicine's Duncan Cancer Center receives additional $15.9 million in state cancer funding May 29, 2015 Researchers in the NCI-designated Dan L Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine have received $15.9 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas for two new large grants focused on liver cancer and prostate cancer.
Study links tumor recurrence to growth factor commonly used in high-risk neuroblastoma treatment May 12, 2015 Baylor researchers find a human growth factor that expands white blood cells in response to infection also acts on neuroblastoma cancer stem cells that are thought responsible for disease relapse.
IL-33 promotes colorectal cancer tumor-growing environment Apr 27, 2015 Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine have unlocked new clues about how the colorectal cancer tumor microenvironment is formed and regulated.
Baylor receives Avon Foundation grants for research, community care Apr 27, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine has received two new grants totaling $325,000 from the Avon Foundation for Women that will help its physicians and researchers continue to improve access to life-saving breast cancer prevention and treatment resources.
Enzyme cuts path for T-cells to fight solid tumors Apr 13, 2015 T-cells specifically engineered to express enzyme heparanase have an improved ability to infiltrate the extracellular matrix surrounding solid tumors.