Cancer News

New insight into breast cancer resistance to hormone therapyMar 5, 2020
New findings suggest that a therapeutic approach must combine two different drugs, a SERD to degrade ER and a MEK inhibitor to inhibit Ras downstream signaling, in order to effectively treat neurofibromin-depleted ER+ breast cancer.
Baylor researchers receive nearly $2.7 million in CPRIT grantsFeb 19, 2020
Baylor College of Medicine has been awarded nearly $2.7 million by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to support new cancer research.
Molecular roadmap boosts fight against endometrial cancerFeb 13, 2020
A study reveals an unprecedented look at the dozens of molecular steps that occur to bring about endometrial cancer, commonly known as uterine cancer. 
Mesothelioma Treatment Center offers new at-home deviceFeb 11, 2020
Doctors at the Mesothelioma Treatment Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center are now offering mesothelioma patients a new FDA-approved device as part of their treatment plan
Lights Out Cancer event raises nearly $1.1 million for researchFeb 11, 2020
Baylor College of Medicine’s Lights Out Cancer event raised nearly $1.1 million to support cancer research at Baylor’s Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Brain tumors remodel neuronal synapses to promote growthJan 29, 2020
Scientists at Baylor College of Medicine have found new evidence that glioma, a lethal form of brain cancer, alters the activity of neighboring neurons, accelerating a vicious cycle that drives tumor-associated epilepsy and tumor progression.
Baylor recruiting participants for cervical cancer clinical trialJan 29, 2020
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are recruiting volunteers for a clinical trial to test an oral targeted therapy for patients with metastatic cervical cancer.
Micro-scaled method holds promise for cancer diagnosisJan 27, 2020
Using a using a single-needle biopsy and new technology for tumor diagnosis, researchers have been able to provide a more detailed and wider window into cancer biology and tumor type.
Tumor protein analysis reveals potential cancer playersDec 12, 2019
Researchers conducted an extensive computational analysis of the similarities and differences in the entire set of proteins, called the proteome, of more than 500 cancers.
Viral behavior linked to type 1 diabetes in high-risk childrenDec 3, 2019
New results from a study showed an association between prolonged enterovirus infection and the development of autoimmunity to the insulin-producing pancreatic beta-cells that precedes type 1 diabetes (T1D).