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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.
Grant to support pediatric cancer research in South TexasFeb 19, 2013
The one-year, $80,670 grant is part of a series of grants from the foundation to institutions to boost pediatric cancer research.
O'Malley receives five-year, $7.8 million Innovator Award from DODFeb 13, 2013
The grant is one of no more than three such programs funded across the nation.
Grant funds developmental therapeutics program at BCMJan 29, 2013
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation grant awarded to Texas Children's Cancer Center to improve treatment, find cures for childhood cancer.
Panel of BCM experts host free seminar on hereditary breast, ovarian cancerJan 17, 2013
Gain valuable information in this free seminar with a panel of BCM on hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
New tools aid in understanding how nucleosome worksJan 16, 2013
BCM researchers provide new information to help us understand how nucleosomes work.
Breast cancer patients needed for vaccine research studyDec 17, 2012
Patients who enroll can expect 18 study visits over three years, follow-up period of up to 10 years from the time of enrollment.
Vegetable compound could become ingredient to treating leukemiaDec 12, 2012
BCM study finds concentrated form of compound found in broccoli reduces the number of acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells.
Jigsaw critical piece of Notch puzzleNov 29, 2012
Researchers findings help provide molecular handle to base future studies of Notch receptor.
Grant supports Gottschalk's osteosarcoma immunotherapy researchNov 13, 2012
Research will focus on using patient's immune system, genetic approach to fight their cancer.
Feedback loop maintains basal cell populationNov 1, 2012
BCM researchers find proteins could play critical role in prostate cancer.
Genome analysis of pancreas tumors reveals new pathwayOct 24, 2012
Results of study to help usher in a new era of pancreatic cancer patient care.
Play promotes importance of breast cancer early detectionOct 17, 2012
Play concentrates on the importance of family, friends and the positive role they play for breast cancer patients.
Digital mammography safest, most effective screening method for women with dense breast tissueOct 17, 2012
Women with dense breast tissue can opt for mammograms done with digital mammography technology.
Alternative therapies help patients cope with side effects of breast cancer treatmentOct 17, 2012
BCM expert suggests yoga, massage and acupuncture for breast cancer survivors, patients to cope with side effects.
Lymphoma SPORE grant renewed through Center for Cell and Gene Therapy Oct 15, 2012
The grant is awarded through the NCI’s Specialized Programs of Research Excellence funding.