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BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

In response to low national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has joined with the 68 other National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers in issuing a statement calling for increased HPV vaccination for the prevention of cancer. These institutions collectively recognize insufficient vaccination as a public health threat and call upon the nation’s health care...

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

Loretta Preston kicked her cigarette addiction two years ago.

“Quitting wasn’t easy,” she says. “I’d smoked for 40 years.” Then, the...

BY Ron Gilmore

An international study has revealed new information about diffuse glioma, the most common type of tumor found in some 80% of adult brain cancer...

BY Laura Sussman

Is the best way to treat an early precursor to breast cancer no treatment at all? That’s what MD Anderson researchers and allied institutions will try to determine in a clinical trial of women with ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS, a small cluster of abnormal cells in the milk ducts that hasn’t spread into any normal surrounding breast tissue. DCIS isn’t life-threatening, but having DCIS can increase the risk of developing an invasive...

BY Laura Sussman

A new procedure developed by MD Anderson surgeons is helping doctors determine which lymph nodes in breast cancer patients are cancerous and...

BY Scott Merville

After extensive internal and external peer review, MD Anderson expanded its Moon Shots Program by adding six new moon shots to its focused...

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...