Researchers to study liquid biopsy test for cancer Oct 15, 2019 Researchers at Baylor Genetics and Miraca Research Institute are working to develop a minimally invasive tool that could diagnose cancer with a blood test.
DNA fracturing rewires gene control in cancer Oct 15, 2019 A new study has brought attention to genomic structural variation as a previously unappreciated mechanism involved in altering DNA methylation, a form of gene control, in human cancers.
Susan G. Komen® honors Dr. Matthew Ellis with Brinker Award Oct 3, 2019 Dr. Matthew Ellis has been awarded the Susan G. Komen® Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in Clinical Research.
Passport for Care plans for childhood cancer survivor's future Sep 24, 2019 Passport for Care is a free online resource developed by Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Cancer Center that provides a survivorship care plan for both the survivor and their doctor.
Grant funds action against youth e-cigarette usage Sep 9, 2019 With concerns rising over the health effects of vaping, doctors and researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are taking preventative action.
Study of prostate cancer in African-American men recruiting Aug 27, 2019 Researchers are trying to find out why one in six African-American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and why they are twice as likely as white men to die from it.
Researchers share Harvey health impact findings at symposium Aug 5, 2019 Researchers have been studying Hurricane Harvey's effect on public health and the emergency response by healthcare providers during a major disaster. On Thursday, Aug. 22, they will share what they have learned at a symposium.
p53 mutations in cancer patients shed light on gene’s function Jul 30, 2019 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have conducted a study of TP53 mutations to better understand the processes leading to the inactivation of this important gene.
Clinical trial uses immunotherapy to treat mesothelioma Jul 23, 2019 The Mesothelioma Treatment Center at the Baylor College of Medicine Lung Institute is looking for malignant pleural mesothelioma patients to try a new treatment that combines immunotherapy with a new drug that accelerates cell death.
Anal cancer precursors for women with HIV greater than previously reported Jul 12, 2019 The prevalence of anal high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions, which precede anal cancer, is much higher in women living with HIV than previously reported.