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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 year, including cancers of the head and neck, the cervix, genitalia, anus and rectum. While there is a safe and effective vaccine available to prevent the majority of these cancers, incidence rates for HPV-related cancers continues to rise, increasing the need for new treatment approaches....

HPV-Related Cancers Moon Shot® co-leader Ann Klopp, M.D., Ph.D., conducts research to improve the impact of immunotherapy on cancers caused by the human papillomavirus.

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...

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 trend that continues to rise. Radiation therapy can be an important component of a pancreatic cancer patient’s treatment plan, but it doesn’t offer a chance at a cure.

This prompted MD Anderson experts to initiate the first clinical trial in the U.S. examining the safety and effectiveness...

pancreatic cancer illustration

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...

BY Laura Sussman

Whole brain radiation to treat cancer that has spread to the brain is associated with significantly worse cognitive function than radiosurgery...