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.
Origins of cancer subgroup identified Jan 28, 2016 A team of researchers have developed a method to find the origins of common childhood brain cancer.
Broad genetic testing for childhood cancer patients can pinpoint cancer causes and identify potential treatments Jan 28, 2016 Whole exome tumor and blood sequencing in pediatric cancer patients revealed mutations that could help explain the cause of cancer or have the potential to impact clinical cancer care.
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center joins nation’s cancer centers in endorsement of HPV vaccination for cancer prevention Jan 27, 2016 The Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine has joined the National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers in issuing a statement urging for increased HPV vaccination to prevent cancer.
Baylor's Dr. Will Parsons among cancer researchers who met Vice President Joe Biden’s team Jan 11, 2016 Pediatric oncologist Dr. Will Parsons was among a group of cancer researchers who met with the office of Vice President Joe Biden on Jan. 8 in Washington, D.C.
Be aware of common cervical cancer symptoms Jan 7, 2016 Abnormal bleeding can be an early warning sign of cervical cancer and should not be ignored, said a gynecologic oncologist from Baylor College of Medicine.
Neuroblastoma research at Baylor receives funding through support of Today show viewers Dec 18, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine pediatric oncologist Dr. Andras Heczey has received a grant from the American Cancer Society funded by viewers of the Today Show through its Shine a Light campaign.