Cancer News

First-in-human clinical trial aims to treat neuroblastomaJun 15, 2018
In a promising development, researchers announced a Phase 1, first-in-human clinical trial of a new form of immunotherapy to treat neuroblastoma using genetically engineered natural killer T cells (NKTs).
Baylor endorses goal to eliminate HPV-related cancersJun 7, 2018
Baylor and each of the National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers in issuing a joint statement in support of initiatives to eliminate cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).
DNA repair defect may drive some cancer treatment resistanceMay 25, 2018
Researchers found that defects in selective DNA damage repair pathways can drive endocrine treatment resistance in a subset of estrogen receptor positive breast cancer patients.
Researchers awarded multiple Department of Defense grants in next frontier of breast cancer genomicsMay 24, 2018
The Department of Defense has awarded researchers at Baylor College of Medicine multiple grants to help better understand breast cancer genomics.
Research challenges current mechanism of tumor formationMay 21, 2018
New evidence challenges a mechanism currently considered to contribute to tumor formation. 
Answers to 100-year-old mystery point to potential breast cancer therapiesApr 3, 2018
A team of researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has identified a long sought after connection between how cancer cells use glucose to generate energy and cancer growth.
Potential new strategy to fight ovarian cancer foundMar 28, 2018
A new discovery opens the possibility of developing a novel way to fight ovarian cancer.
New promise found in treating triple negative breast cancerMar 26, 2018
A new study has identified a novel treatment strategy that may be effective for triple negative breast cancer patients.
Autoimmune disease treatments focus of McNair SymposiumMar 13, 2018
Dr. Jeffrey A. Bluestone, the A.W. and Mary Margaret Clausen Distinguished Professor at the University of California San Francisco, will be the Distinguished Lecturer at the Seventh Annual McNair Symposium at Baylor College of Medicine.
Baylor geneticists, oncologists host symposium in JapanMar 9, 2018
The Department of Molecular and Human Genetics and the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center  hosted their first joint U.S.-Japan Clinical Cancer Genomics and Personalized Medicine Symposium in Tokyo, Japan.