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BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

A team of researchers from across five disciplines at MD Anderson recently published the largest prospective study on breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), shedding light on the best treatment for patients with this uncommon cancer.

“This study underscores the critical importance of a standard treatment approach with a multi-team evaluation,” says Mark Clemens, M.D., the senior author of the study...

Mark Clemens, M.D., holds a silicone breast implant.

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the human papillomavirus is responsible for roughly 33,700 new cancer cases each...

BY Jill Russell, Ph.D.

Unresectable pancreatic cancer is usually fatal because other treatments, such as radiation therapy, cannot be used. Radiation therapy causes...

BY Ronda Wendler

An innovative new technology is now providing radiation oncologists at MD Anderson Cancer Center a real-time view of tumors while they use cancer-killing radiation beams.

These live images help keep the radiation beam directly on target throughout every treatment, allowing for a degree of precision and monitoring capabilities that were not previously possible.

Marriage of two technologies

The technology, known as the...

The MR-linac

BY Katie McCallum

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal types of cancer, expected to cause more than 44,000 deaths in the U.S. this year. It’s a deadly...

BY Bryan Tutt

Patients with recurrent or second primary head and neck cancer who previously received radiation therapy to the head and neck region – especially...

BY Ronda Wendler

When people breathe, there’s movement inside their bodies.

Organs, tissues and even cancer patients’ tumors move around all the time...

BY Laura Sussman

Mastectomy plus reconstruction for patients with early-stage breast cancer is significantly riskier and costlier than other less-invasive...

BY Lany Kimmons

Early-stage breast cancer patients receiving a shorter course of whole-breast radiation with higher radiation doses reported equivalent cosmetic...

BY Laura Sussman

An analysis of an international, cooperative-led trial of patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has shown that...