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BY Katrina Burton

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Trusting neighbors and community may aid smoking cessation in African-American smokers, accordingly to a study published in the Annals of Behavioral Medicine, a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine.

MD Anderson researchers collected data from 397 African-Americans seeking...

BY Scott Merville

Patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) or acute lymphoblastic leukemia that carries the Philadelphia chromosome (Ph+ALL) who can't tolerate...

BY Scott Merville

Path-breaking targeted therapies have extended the lives of people with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) or acute lymphoblastic leukemia that...

BY MD Anderson Staff

By Leslie Loddeke, Publications Coordinator, Melanoma Medical Oncology Department

MD Anderson Melanoma Medical Oncology Chair Patrick Hwu, M.D., and Professor Wen-Jen Hwu, M.D., Ph.D., were coauthors of one of the papers named in Nature Medicine's "Notable advances 2012" list of the year's top basic biomedical discoveries.

The article notes "certain areas of biomedicine saw fast-paced...

BY Scott Merville

An international study of ibrutinib in people with relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) continues to show unprecedented and durable...

BY Scott Merville

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A new technique for expanding blood stem cells from umbilical cords in the lab before transplanting them into a patient reduces...

BY Scott Merville

A drug approved for treating resistant versions of two types of lymphoma knocked down the disease in all 26 patients evaluated in a phase...

BY Scott Merville

Updated: 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved ponatinib (Iclusig) for chronic myeloid leukemia...

BY Scott Merville

Elnar Koseoglu of Physician Relations and Bradley Swinney of Banner MD Anderson await the afternoon rush at booth 3500 in the exhibition hall...

BY Will Fitzgerald

Fifty years from now when an author is compiling a review of modern cancer therapy for a historical publication, he'll undoubtedly recognize...

BY Scott Merville

Two papers published by MD Anderson clinical researchers are included in the American Society of Clinical Oncology's report, Clinical Cancer...