Posted on · Big healthcare systems are building on two fronts: the suburbs and the historic Texas Medical Center
Posted on · The University of Texas Board of Regents will review the proposed compliance plans in May from MD Anderson Cancer Center and UTHealth
Posted on · Four research teams from TMC institutions will study freestanding ERs, mobile health clinics, the health of child migrants to the U.S., and preventing hospital readmissions
Posted on · MD Anderson launched “Moon Shots” in 2012 with the aim of speeding up the movement of basic discoveries from the laboratory to the actual cancer patient. This year, six new cancers have been chosen to receive the extra funding and high-tech assistance.
Posted on · Allison is being honored for his discovery of a drug that uses the body’s immune cells – specifically the T cells – to fight cancer. Clinical trials have shown significant benefit for patients with advanced melanoma and lung cancer.
Posted on · Latinos in Houston are more likely to be uninsured than other residents and more likely to suffer from chronic diseases like diabetes. The Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce brought together health experts to discuss the problem Tuesday.
Posted on · A while back, a listener wrote to us to say they witnessed a man having a stroke in a public place, and that no one stopped to help him. How many of us have passed a homeless person and struggled with whether to offer them assistance? Or cut someone off in traffic when it was, […]
Posted on · Doctors at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center discuss the risks involved in treating the disease
Posted on · Dr. Hagop Kantarjian's is calling on cancer patients and survivors to join a grassroots effort in denouncing the high cost of cancer drugs. The chair of MD Anderson Cancer Center's leukemia department initially launched a campaign about two years ago, but says little has happened since those initial efforts. Now, Dr. Kantarjian says the only […]
Posted on · In a pilot program that replaces traditional "fee for service," UnitedHealthcare will pay the hospital a fixed rate for select patients with head or neck cancers. The hospital will conduct a study on how the new reimbursement model affects costs and health outcomes.
Posted on · Two years since launch, researchers collaborating across departments to fight eight cancers
Posted on · Hepatocellular carcinoma, the primary cancer of the liver, is on the verge of becoming an epidemic among hispanics in Texas, where the number of cases has risen 90 percent since 1993. Hispanic females are three times as likely to get it as whites and males are twice as likely. Dr. Howard Monsour, chief of Hepatology […]