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BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

MD Anderson surgeons have found a way to reduce pain and opioid use for lung cancer patients undergoing a lung resection. A recent study led by David Rice, M.B. BCh, professor of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, and published in the Annals of Surgery, showed that using an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) pathway employing a long-acting local anesthetic (liposomal bupivacaine)...

rendering of upper abdomen

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is recognizing the founding members of The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA)&nbsp...

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

MD Anderson researchers have discovered that metastatic cancer cells in the brain upregulate expression of the EZH2 gene to activate a previously...

BY Jill Russell, Ph.D.

Researchers at MD Anderson have discovered that cancer-associated fibroblasts (CAF) help fuel the growth of breast tumors. Their findings were published in Cell Reports on June 2, and an image from their study was featured on the cover of the journal issue.

Raghu Kalluri, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of Cancer Biology and senior author for this study, explains, “Tumors are made of many more non-cancer cells than cancer cells...

 Fibroblasts undergoing epigenetic reprogramming

BY Kelly Calagna

Two studies presented at the 2020 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting highlighted MD Anderson’s commitment to holistic...

BY Kelly Calagna

Updated results from two MD Anderson clinical trials presented at the 2020 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting indicate...

BY Kelley Murfin

Findings from three studies led by researchers at MD Anderson suggest that new combination therapies are safe and effective against various...

BY Kelley Murfin

Two studies led by MD Anderson researchers explore advancements in CAR T cell therapy for non-Hodgkin lymphomas. CAR T cell therapy is commonly...

BY Meagan Raeke

Several MD Anderson-led studies at the 2020 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting focus on using immunotherapy to provide...

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

Brian Odle has now overcome four cancer diagnoses in his life, thanks to inheriting a mutation in the TP53 gene. This inherited condition...