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BY Scott Merville

An annotated database of actionable cancer genes, compiled by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has gone live. It's called Personalized Cancer Therapy.

“Personalized Cancer Therapy is a web resource to help physicians and patients assess potential therapy options based on specific tumor biomarkers,” says project leader Funda Meric-Bernstam, M.D., chair of Investigational Therapeutics and medical...

BY Scott Merville

Scientists have found a way to target elusive cells that suppress immune response by depleting them with peptides that spare other important...

BY Ron Gilmore

Each year, roughly 200,000 blood transfusions are given at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Some patients experience negative reactions to the transfusions...

BY Julie Penne

For the second time in five years, MD Anderson’s Pain Management Center has been awarded the American Pain Society’s highest honor, making it the nation’s only pain service at a cancer center to receive the recognition.

First honored with the Clinical Centers of Excellence in Pain Management Award in 2009, the program is one of only a handful of hospitals and clinics to receive the award a second time.

In the past five years...

BY MD Anderson

Collaborations are crucial to making significant advancements toward ending cancer. Creating a worldwide network of basic, translational,...

BY MD Anderson

MD Anderson Cancer Center is expanding its efforts to combat lung cancer and other diseases. And an important piece of this initiative will...