Baylor College of Medicine pediatric oncologist to lend expertise to national Moonshot initiative May 9, 2016 Dr. Will Parsons will be part of the efforts to accelerate pediatric cancer research through the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative.
Recipients of 2016 DeBakey Research Award represent Baylor College of Medicine’s scientific excellence May 3, 2016 Five Baylor faculty members have received the Michael E. DeBakey Excellence in Research Award .
Successful treatment for hepatitis C reduces risk of liver cancer later in veterans Apr 22, 2016 A new study found that treatment and cure of chronic hepatitis C reduce the risk of the most common for of liver cancer.
New class of small molecule drug, SI-2, has potential for improving cancer treatment Apr 15, 2016 Baylor researchers find that SI-2 can inhibit tumor growth in mouse models and could be used to develop drugs against key drivers of many cancers.
Experts warn HPV related cancer on the rise in U.S. Apr 13, 2016 The last three decades have seen a rise in the cases of head and neck cancer and a shift in the cause of such cancers, according to experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
History of chicken pox may reduce risk of brain cancer later in life Mar 30, 2016 The chicken pox may offer some positive health benefits later in life, experts believe – a reduced risk for developing glioma, a type of brain cancer.
Largest genomic study on kidney cancer brings hope for more effective treatments Mar 4, 2016 Baylor's Dr. Chad Creighton led a study that distinguished nine major subtypes of kidney cancer.
Twenty minutes can save your life Mar 1, 2016 Colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States. But a simple screening procedure called a colonoscopy can save your life.
Whole genome sequencing advances pancreatic tumor classification Feb 26, 2016 Researchers from the Human Genome Sequencing Center and the Elkins Pancreas Center at Baylor College of Medicine have collaborated with researchers in a breakthrough reclassification of pancreatic cancer.
Study provides consensus on association between allergies and glioma risk Feb 5, 2016 Researchers found an inverse association between allergies, asthma and eczema and a brain cancer called glioma, meaning that people who have the allergic conditions may be less likely to develop the brain cancer.