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BY Meagan Raeke

“Trainees at the Ph.D. and postdoctoral level are leaving the academic research track at alarming rates, and disproportionately if they’re members of groups underrepresented in the biomedical sciences,” says Carrie Cameron, Ph.D., associate professor of Behavioral Science.

To understand why this is happening, MD Anderson researchers looked at the role that both formal and informal scientific communication skills play in STEM doctoral...

Students and trainees listen and learn in the lab

BY Meagan Raeke

While U.S. cervical cancer rates have fallen by 70% since the 1950s thanks to the Pap test and national screening programs, the disease...

BY Meagan Raeke

The recent outbreak of lung injury and death associated with e-cigarettes and vaping has led to a renewed scrutiny of electronic nicotine...

BY Meagan Raeke

Despite the fact that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has been available in the U.S. for over 10 years and remains the only vaccine to protect against multiple types of cancer, several recent studies show that public knowledge about the vaccine and HPV’s relationship to cancer remains low.

HPV is responsible for 90% of cervical and anal cancers, and 70% of oropharyngeal (throat) cancers.

The first-generation HPV...

Three studies show lack of awareness about the tie between HPV, various cancers and cancer prevention through the HPV vaccine.

BY Meagan Raeke

Early results from two MD Anderson studies show promising responses to neoadjuvant (pre-surgical) checkpoint inhibitors in patients with advanced...

BY Meagan Raeke

MD Anderson researchers have developed the first machine learning algorithm to predict acute toxicities in patients receiving radiation therapy...

BY Meagan Raeke

A study from researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found that the prevalence of the types of oral human papillomavirus...