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BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

Researchers in MD Anderson’s Center for Energy Balance in Cancer Prevention and Survivorship are using mobile technology to learn what motivates cancer survivors to increase and maintain physical activity

Physical activity is an effective way to lower cancer risk in healthy individuals, but it’s even more important for cancer survivors, explains Karen Basen-Engquist, Ph.D., professor of Behavioral Science and director of the Center...

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BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

Major innovations in cancer prevention, screening and treatment continue to develop at a rapid pace, especially through research initiatives...

BY Ron Gilmore

Cancer cells often delete genes that normally suppress tumor formation. These deletions also may extend to neighboring genes, an event known...

BY Laura Sussman

Breast cancer patients with dense breast tissue have almost a two-fold increased risk of developing disease in the other breast, according to new research from MD Anderson Cancer.

The study, published in the journal Cancer, is among the first to find the association between breast density (BD) and what is known as contralateral breast cancer (CBC). Dense breasts have a lot more fibrous connective tissue and glandular tissue...

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BY Ron Gilmore

MD Anderson Cancer Center and Guardant Health recently announced a multi-year partnership designed to more quickly make comprehensive liquid...

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

As national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV) remain low, MD Anderson Cancer Center has again united with the...

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

MD Anderson Cancer Center fully supports the proposed rule by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to limit a known carcinogen in finished...

BY Scott Merville

Bladder cancer patients with advanced disease have a new option for treatment after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week approved...

BY MD Anderson staff

World Cancer Day is Saturday, Feb. 4. It’s the one singular initiative under which the entire world unites to fight cancer through prevention...