The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium co-sponsored by BCM attracted more than 7,500 researchers, clinicians and breast cancer advocates.

January 2013

BCM co-hosted breast cancer symposium gains worldwide attention


Jan. 1, 2013

The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, co-hosted by Baylor College of Medicine, wrapped up its 35th annual meeting Dec. 8. More than 7,500 clinicians, researchers and advocates from 100 countries travelled to San Antonio to meet and discuss groundbreaking clinical, translational and basic breast cancer research.

Allied health students celebrate commencement, show off research

Jan. 1, 2013

BCM allied health students were busy at the end of the year with the annual research competition, followed by the school's awards ceremony and commencement.

Saturday Morning Science draws kids to campus, medical careers

Jan. 1, 2013

Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. James Phillips has devoted his career to improving health care to underserved minorities, especially African Americans and Hispanics. One way in which he has done this is by getting young minority students interested in the sciences, so that they may one day pursue careers in health care.

Barbara Shreffler

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Every month we focus on an outstanding staff member of the BCM Family.

Barbara Shreffler

Office of Development and Alumni Affairs

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Carmelle Tsai

STUDENT CORNER

Carmelle Tsai

Fourth-year medical student

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Health Hints

Starting off the new year with a renewed commitment to losing weight? Don't underestimate the impact that losing just 5 to 10 percent of your total weight has on overall health, including heart health, blood pressure and blood sugar levels. Remember to drink plenty of water, get good rest and consider being active with a buddy to help stay motivated.

— Molly Gee, registered dietitian at BCM