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Institute Faculty in the News - FY15

August 2015

July 2015

June 2015

  • 06/24/2015 Doctors say blood cancer drugs too expensive Consumer Affairs Jagpreet Chhatwal, Ph.D.
  • 06/23/2015 Some cancer treatments not worth their high costs, two reports conclude Newsday Jagpreet Chhatwal, Ph.D.
  • 06/23/2015 Current blood cancer drug prices not justified, study finds Medical Xpress Jagpreet Chhatwal, Ph.D.
  • 06/23/2015 Current blood cancer drug prices not justified, MD Anderson study finds Health Canal Jagpreet Chhatwal, Ph.D.
  • 06/23/2015 Jason's Deli partners with MD Anderson to create healthy food Houston Chronicle Therese Bevers, M.D
  • 06/22/2015 Jason’s Deli, cancer researchers create salad Therese Bevers, M.D
  • 06/20/2015 What you need to know if you have dense breasts Therese Bevers, M.D
  • 06/17/2015 Jason’s Deli partners with MD Anderson to launch cancer-preventing salad Therese Bevers, M.D
  • 06/17/2015 DAPK1 protein may be a promising new therapeutic target for most aggressive breast cancers News Medical  Powel Brown, M.D., Ph.D.
  • 06/16/2015 Oncologists discuss cancer prevention and treatment Therese Bevers, M.D
  • 06/15/2015 MD Anderson and exact sciences announce partnership to detect lung cancer early with one drop of blood Bio News Texas Sam Hanash, M.D., Ph.D.
  • 06/15/2015 What’s in a name? “Death-associated protein” promotes cancer growth in most aggressive breast cancers Health Canal Powel Brown, M.D., Ph.D.
  • 06/12/2015 Specific Protein Has Dual Role in Breast Cancer Development Immuno-Oncology News Powel Brown, M.D., Ph.D.
  • 06/12/2015 Certain ARID1a mutations sensitize some tumors to PARP inhibitor drugs News Medical Guang Peng, M.D., Ph.D.
  • 06/11/2015 Study finds gene mutations sensitize tumors to specific cancer drugs Medical Xpress Guang Peng, M.D., Ph.D.
  • 06/10/2015 Cancer prevention as our first best hope: Action in prevention research and cancer control Research America Ernest Hawk, M.D., M.P.H.
  • 06/10/2015 It’s Time Texas Summit set for June 15-16 Austin 360 Ernest Hawk, M.D., M.P.H.
  • 06/08/2015 The health of those who study health Science Careers Warren Holleman, Ph.D.
  • 06/04/2015 Exact Sciences, MD Anderson developing blood tests for lung cancer Xconomy  Sam Hanash, M.D., Ph.D.
  • 06/04/2015 Exact Sciences and MD Anderson Cancer Center announce partnership to develop screening and diagnostic tests for lung cancer Bloomberg Business Sam Hanash, M.D., Ph.D.
  • 06/04/2015 Exact Sciences and MD Anderson Cancer Center announce partnership to develop screening and diagnostic tests for lung cancer Reuters Sam Hanash, M.D., Ph.D.

May 2015

April 2015

March 2015

  • 03/25/2015 Economic perspective on genomic testing: Is it worth the cost? Houston Chronicle Chan Shen, Ph.D.
  • 03/23/2015 High cost of new Hepatitis C drugs could force patient prioritization Houston Chronicle Jagpreet Chhatwal, Ph.D.
  • 03/19/2015 New Hepatitis C drugs will place strain on health care system Science 2.0 Jagpreet Chhatwal, Ph.D.
  • 03/18/2015 Study Says We Need To Re-Examine How We Price important Medicines Your Single Source for News Jagpreet Chhatwal, Ph.D. 
  • 03/17/2015 Critical reports mount on Hepatitis C pill costs Forbes Jagpreet Chhatwal, Ph.D.
  • 03/17/2015 Hepatitis C drugs are cost effective, but affordability is another matter The Wall Street Journal Jagpreet Chhatwal, Ph.D.
  • 03/16/2015 Newer HCV agents mostly cost-effective— but increased demand for direct-acting drugs could break the healthcare bank MedPage Today Jagpreet Chhatwal, Ph.D.
  • 03/16/2015 Novel HCV therapies found cost effective, with caveats Family Practice News Jagpreet Chhatwal, Ph.D.
  • 03/16/2015 Hepatitis C Drugs will 'Strain Budgets' at current prices: study HealthDay Jagpreet Chhatwal, Ph.D.
  • 03/16/2015 Gilead's hepatitis C drugs largely cost-effective in U.S. Reuters Jagpreet Chhatwal, Ph.D.
  • 03/16/2015 Pricey new hepatitis C drugs may require prioritization Houston Chronicle Jagpreet Chhatwal, Ph.D.
  • 03/08/2015 Don't brush off these cancer signs or symptoms Therese Bevers, M.D

February 2015

January 2015

  • 01/27/2015 Wednesday letters: Fighting cancer Houston Chronicle Ernest Hawk, M.D., M.P.H.
  • 01/16/2015 MD Anderson and Amgen collaborate on BiTE immunotherapy for myelodysplastic syndrome BioNews Texas  Sam Hanash, M.D., Ph.D.
  • 01/13/2015 Amgen teams with MD Anderson on new BiTE programs for MDS Firece Biotech Research Sam Hanash, M.D., Ph.D.
  • 01/12/2015 Amgen and MD Anderson announce agreement to develop BiTE® Therapies for myelodysplastic syndrome Market Watch Sam Hanash, M.D., Ph.D.

December 2014

November 2014

October 2014

  • 10/26/2014 Model predicts sharp decline in Hep C burden Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News Jagpreet Chhatwal, Ph.D.
  • 10/22/2014 Health and Fitness :: Understanding breast cancer Vinton Today Powel Brown, M.D., Ph.D.
  • 10/17/2014 Herald Editorial: 50 years of warning labels 10-19-14 Lewis Foxhall, M.D.
  • 10/12/2014 Breast cancer in men and women has different biological characteristics and outcomes Health Canal Sharon Giordano, M.D., M.P.H.
  • 10/08/2014 OncoBriefs: Less chemo for NSCLC, gleason 7 gene medpage today Xifeng Wu, M.D., Ph.D.
  • 10/06/2014 CPRIT-funded MD Anderson, University of Houston Cancer Initiative targets smoking cessation in mental health patients BioNews Texas Cho Lam, Ph.D.
  • 10/04/2014 7 Things that probably don't increase breast cancer risk ABC News Therese Bevers, M.D.

September 2014

Mentored Junior Faculty Fellowship

Applications are being accepted for the Duncan Family Institute Mentored Junior Faculty Fellowship in Cancer Prevention Research. 

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Archived Articles

Past articles featuring the Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences faculty.

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