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Breast cancer survivors needed for new studyOct 15, 2013
A clinical trial to look at better ways of managing one of the most common side effects of breast cancer treatments – vaginal dryness – is underway under the auspices of the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine.
Baylor receives $960,000 plus in Komen breast cancer grantsAug 1, 2013
Four Baylor College of Medicine researchers received new grant funding from Susan G. Komen for the Cure to help advance breast cancer research.
Baylor College of Medicine’s breast care program for underserved recognized May 16, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine's The Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center and its medical director, Dr. Mothaffar Rimawi, will be honored at the Komen Houston Impact Awards Luncheon May 30.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.