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BY Clayton R. Boldt, Ph.D.

MD Anderson Cancer Center researchers, together with collaborators from Mozambique, Brazil and the U.S., have been awarded a $5.1 million grant to evaluate innovative approaches to increase screening and prevention of cervical cancers in Mozambique, which has some of the highest rates of cervical cancer in the world.

The grant was awarded by the Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program, sponsored by the U.S...

A collaborative project involving researchers from MD Anderson has been awarded a $5.1 million grant to evaluate innovative approaches to increase screening and prevention of cervical cancers in Mozambique.

BY Clayton R. Boldt, Ph.D.

Many are aware of the importance of cancer research for the discovery of new therapies and treatment options, but perhaps less well-known...

BY Payal Pandit Talati, MPH

Reducing the incidence of melanoma through primary and secondary prevention is among one of the shared goals and key partnership strategies...

BY Clayton R. Boldt, Ph.D.

Each May, Skin Cancer Awareness Month serves as a reminder of how individuals can work to lower their risk of skin cancer – the most common form of the disease in the United States – which will affect roughly one in five Americans at some point in their lives. 

Melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer, represents just 1% of diagnoses but accounts for the majority of skin cancer-related deaths. MD Anderson’s Melanoma Moon...

skin screening dermoscopy

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

By July 31, all U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) housing will be required to be smokefree, in accordance to rule put...

BY Clayton R. Boldt, Ph.D.

Fewer than 30% of the women in the U.S. with abnormal, benign lesions known as atypical hyperplasia (AH) and lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS...

BY Clayton R. Boldt, Ph.D.

Despite the availability of vaccines that could prevent the majority of cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), the incidence of...

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

Increasing the dosage of a prescription smoking cessation medication by 1 milligram a day – from 2 to 3 milligrams – more than doubled abstinence...

BY Kathryn Boom

In Texas, the number is even lower. Only 33% of Texas teens were up to date. That’s a lot of room for improvement.

Having spent the...

BY Clayton R. Boldt, Ph.D.

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S., and will claim the lives of an estimated 600,920 in this country in 2017, according...