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

Archived Articles

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