Mission accomplished: NASA doctor receives personalized leukemia treatment
The Fall 2015 issue of Conquest features stories about MD Anderson’s six newest moon shots, a virus that attacks and kills brain tumors, the challenges survivors face after cancer treatment ends, patients who travel to MD Anderson from afar, and much more.
MD Anderson researchers are turning the common cold virus into a cancer-seeking missile that attacks brain tumors
For his groundbreaking work in immunotherapy, Jim Allison, Ph.D., chair of Immunology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, was awarded the nation’s highest honor for clinical medical research.
MD Anderson has appointed former U.S. Public Health Service four-star Admiral Joxel Garcia, M.D., as the inaugural executive director of the cancer prevention and control platform, part of MD Anderson’s Moon Shots Program.
People who have cancer that spreads to the brain from other sites in the body may soon undergo a change in medical care.
MD Anderson has had the highest number of Specialized Programs of Research Excellence in the nation with its eight programs.
MD Anderson’s tobacco treatment program is helping smokers beat the physical and psychological aspects of addiction
Last year, patients traveled from more than 100 countries, 228 Texas counties, 49 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands for the very best in cancer care.
Surgeon scientists are testing unconventional therapies in the operating room
MD Anderson’s Moon Shots Program has expanded its targets, adding some of the most intractable cancers to its campaign to more rapidly convert scientific discoveries into life-saving advances.
If you think cancer ends with surviving, think again
For 40 years, Jan Wallace has been fighting cancer through her service to MD Anderson’s patients
A program helps patients move beyond cancer by connecting them with educational and career counseling.
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Building on success
No patient left behind
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The game changer
Plans to knock out tobacco
Looking beyond the cancer cell
A magnificent seven
Moon shots program update
MD Anderson's Moon Shots Program
Where change begins
The Pilots of the OR
Changing the Stories We Tell
Through Whirlwind and Calm
Lungs That Function Not Taken for Granted
Branching Out to Conquer Cancer