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BY Clayton R. Boldt, Ph.D.

It is estimated that up to half of all cancers may be prevented by making healthy lifestyle choices. Cancer prevention and control is a cornerstone of MD Anderson’s mission to eliminate cancer.

Aligned with that mission, MD Anderson established Be Well Communities™, a place-based community approach for cancer prevention and control to promote wellness and reduce modifiable cancer risk factors. Launched in 2017, Be Well Communities...

Be Well™ Baytown participants

BY Ron Gilmore

Researchers in MD Anderson’s Leukemia department played central roles in the studies of two drugs, glasdegib and venetoclax, approved in November...

BY Clayton R. Boldt, Ph.D.

Despite a plethora of new and promising treatments available, lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death in the United States,...

BY Katie McCallum

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal types of cancer, expected to cause more than 44,000 deaths in the U.S. this year. It’s a deadly trend that continues to rise. Radiation therapy can be an important component of a pancreatic cancer patient’s treatment plan, but it doesn’t offer a chance at a cure.

This prompted MD Anderson experts to initiate the first clinical trial in the U.S. examining the safety and effectiveness...

pancreatic cancer illustration

BY Clayton R. Boldt, Ph.D.

MD Anderson’s Moon Shots Program™ was established to bring teams of world-class clinicians and researchers together in order to rapidly advance...

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

Minimally invasive hysterectomies, which are known for shorter, less stressful recovery periods, are considered easier on patients. But two...