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Baylor’s Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center receives highest National Cancer Institute designation – Comprehensive statusYesterday
The National Cancer Institute has awarded the Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine the prestigious designation of a Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Yeast infections: Self-diagnosis, poor information may delay proper treatmentJul 29, 2015
During warmer months yeast infections become more common, but our experts say causes and effective treatments may differ from what you may read on the Internet.
Sports medicine experts applaud new spine injury guidelinesJul 27, 2015
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association recently released new guidelines for treating athletes with potential spinal cord injuries on the field, a decision applauded by a sports medicine expert at Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Kent Osborne honored for medical professionalismJul 24, 2015
Dr. Kent Osborne has been named the recipient of the 2015 Ben and Margaret Love Foundation Bobby Alford Award for Academic Clinical Professionalism.
Breast Center to host Metastatic Breast Cancer ConferenceJul 23, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine's Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center to jointly sponsor a medical education conference on metastatic breast cancer Sept. 18-19.
Sickle cell patients in Angola to receive important treatment through partnership programJul 23, 2015
Sickle cell disease patients who receive care through the public health service in Cabinda, Angola, Africa, will now have access to an important treatment for the disease.
Dr. Eric Rohren named chair of radiology at Baylor College of Medicine Jul 23, 2015
Dr. Eric Rohren, a national leader in radiology and nuclear medicine, has been named chair of radiology at Baylor College of Medicine. His appointment is effective Oct. 1.
Acid reflux on the rise but healthy habits can helpJul 22, 2015
The number of people experiencing acid reflux is increasing, but making lifestyle changes could lessen the symptoms and help avoid health complications down the road.
Too much – not mutated – N-Ras promotes aggressive breast cancerJul 10, 2015
Traditionally, the gene N-Ras has been defined as a cancer causer only when it is mutated, but researchers say that is not the case when N-Ras is found in a particularly aggressive form of the disease called basal-like breast cancer.
Baylor College of Medicine announces 13th annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry AwardsJul 9, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine announces the 13th Annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards.