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BY Ron Gilmore

Ron DePinho, M.D., president of MD Anderson Cancer Center, will be inducted as a new fellow of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Academy. He joins 10 other cancer leaders as new inductees in the prestigious academy, which recognizes those who've made significant contributions to cancer research.

All fellows are nominated and elected through a rigorous peer-review process conducted by existing AACR members and...

MD Anderson president Ron DePinho, M.D., at desk

BY Ron Gilmore

Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson tapped into primal fears when he penned “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” a 19th-century novel about a sinister...

BY Scott Merville

MD Anderson’s Moon Shots Program continues to keep the issue of indoor tanning — and its impact on teenagers — in the public eye.

The...

BY Laura Sussman

Researchers at MD Anderson have identified eight highly specific physical and cognitive signs associated with imminent death in cancer patients. The findings, published in the journal Cancer, could offer clinicians the ability to better communicate with patients and families. They may also guide both the medical team and caregivers on complex decision making, such as discontinuation of tests and therapy, plans for hospital discharge and...

BY Ron Gilmore

When skyscrapers go up, contractors rely on an infrastructure of steel beams and braces. Some cancers grow the same way, using a biological...

BY Ron Gilmore

MD Anderson was presented the People’s Republic of China International Science and Technology Cooperation Award last month at a ceremony at...

BY Ron Gilmore

When cancer patients take part in a clinical trial to develop new therapies, they and their physicians want to know how they will feel and...

BY Laura Sussman

Thanks to the modern era of new chemotherapeutic and biologic agents available for managing their disease, patients with metastatic colorectal...

BY Ron Gilmore

MD Anderson continues to rethink how industry and academia can collaborate in deeper and broader ways to develop new drugs and bring improved...

BY Ron Gilmore

MD Anderson and AstraZeneca recently announced a multi-year strategic research collaboration to conduct multiple, parallel clinical and clinically...

BY Markeda Wade

A shorter course of radiation therapy at higher doses per fraction than the standard regimen could reduce side effects and improve quality...

BY MD Anderson staff

Feb. 4 is World Cancer Day, which was organized by the Union for International Cancer Control to raise awareness of the actions needed to...