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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 types of leukemia. The investigators believe that the promising data about the use of these therapeutic regimens may lead to new standards of care and more leukemia treatment options. Results from the clinical trials were presented at the 2020 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting...

AML MDS Trials

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...

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

Julia Pitts tried all the standard treatment options with her local physicians after she was diagnosed with metastatic uterine cancer in 2015...

BY Lany Kimmons

Mutations in the BRCA 1 or 2 genes significantly increase an individual’s risk of developing breast cancer, as well as several other cancer...

BY Ron Gilmore

Strategies to procure high-quality core-needle biopsy (CNB) specimens are critical for making basic tissue diagnoses and for ancillary testing...