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BY Clayton Boldt

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in American men, and the second leading cause of cancer death in men. While hormone-based therapies are effective for many men, there remain an estimated 20% of patients who will not benefit and have significantly worse outcomes.

These patients have a subtype of prostate cancer known as aggressive variant prostate cancer (AVPC), which does not respond to therapies that block...

Ana Aparicio, M.D.

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...

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 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 past two summers with Kathleen Schmeler, M.D., a gynecologic oncologist at MD Anderson Cancer Center and Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) Hospital, I’ve seen firsthand the devastation cervical cancer can cause. I’ve seen wives, mothers and daughters suffering and dying from an avoidable disease.

I’ve...

HPV vaccine

BY MD Anderson staff

World Cancer Day is Saturday, Feb. 4. It’s the one singular initiative under which the entire world unites to fight cancer through prevention...

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

Certain quality-of-life factors, such as pain and anxiety, have a significant impact on the likelihood of endometrial cancer survivors to...

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

Three years ago, Stephen Cadmus faced a dilemma. He needed to see a doctor, but he had no health insurance.

To get the medical...

BY Ronda Wendler

Jan Barbo likely got hepatitis C from a blood transfusion. Almost 50 years ago, she suffered an ectopic pregnancy when a fertilized egg attached...

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer among women worldwide and was responsible for approximately 266,000 deaths in 2012, according...

BY Ronda Wendler

A program designed to reduce cervical- and breast-cancer deaths among women in developing countries is celebrating its fifth anniversary this...