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BY Jill Russell, Ph.D.

A study published in JAMA comparing adverse event outcomes by treatment type for patients with localized prostate cancer reveals most functional differences diminish over time but differences in urinary incontinence and sexual function impairment persist through five years.  

“These findings are important because men consider the expected impact of treatment on urinary, sexual, bowel and hormonal function when selecting...

Patients with localized prostate cancer who underwent prostatectomy experienced worse urinary incontinence than those who received other treatment options.

BY Meagan Raeke

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

BY Jill Russell, Ph.D.

Immunology research to investigate the mechanisms of a new aerosol treatment, which induces an innate immune response to protect against pathogens...

BY Devon Carter

Over the past decade, immune checkpoint inhibitors have shown success in treating several types of cancer, including melanoma, non-small cell lung cancer, small cell lung cancer, kidney cancer, bladder cancer, head and neck cancers, Hodgkin’s lymphoma and Merkel cell carcinoma. And the list continues to grow. 

“Immunotherapy is a modern pillar of cancer therapy,” says Vivek Subbiah, M.D., assistant professor of Investigational...

T cell immunotherapy side effects

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

MD Anderson Cancer Center and Accelerator Life Science Partners, a leading life science investment and management firm, have launched Magnolia...

BY Bryan Tutt

Cancer patients who have undergone lymph node removal or radiation therapy as part of cancer treatment know all too well the pain and discomfort...

BY MD Anderson Staff

A type of functional brain training known as neurofeedback shows promise in reducing symptoms of chemotherapy-induced nerve damage, or neuropathy...

BY Ron Gilmore

The 90 percent of cancer patients who experience pain due to nerve damage caused by tumors, surgery, chemotherapy or radiation may someday...

BY Jill Delsigne

Cancer survivors are more likely to die from heart disease than cancer; therefore, patients must be closely monitored for heart problems during...