breast cancer

Susan G. Komen Announces $10M+ in Grants To Advance Breast Cancer Treatment & Precision Medicine

by | Jun 26, 2024
Dallas-based Komen said the 32 grants will further cutting-edge breast cancer research being done at 27 prestigious institutions worldwide and continue its longstanding support of breast cancer researchers early in their careers, as well as the world’s leaders in the field.
UTSW Team Develops New AI Tool To Detect Possible Metastatic Breast Cancer
by | May 22, 2024
The UT Southwestern researchers' noninvasive model uses a standard MRI, paired with machine learning AI, to detect the presence of cancer cells in the lymph nodes under the arms.
Dallas-Based Susan G. Komen Launches National Breast Cancer Research Registry
by | Jul 13, 2023
Dallas-based Susan G. Komen—one of the world's leading nonprofits raising money for breast cancer research, awareness and community programs—has launched a cloud-based research platform specifically for breast cancer patients and survivors to share their personal health data with the organization. The data will be used to accelerate breast cancer research and help discover cures for breast cancer.

Noted Dallas Researcher, Physician Named as Susan G. Komen Research Scholar

by | May 5, 2023
Carlos L. Arteaga, M.D., is director of the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center and associate dean of oncology programs at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He is a professor of internal medicine and the Lisa K. Simmons Distinguished Chair in Comprehensive Oncology at UT Southwestern.
Dallas’ MedCognetics Gets FDA Clearance for Its AI-Enabled Breast Cancer Screening Software
by | Dec 20, 2022
The early-stage startup's QmTRIAGE software platform uses AI and machine learning to detect early breast cancers with a "high rate" of accuracy, MedCognetics says. The company has worked with UT Southwestern and UT Dallas to ensure its AI improves outcomes for "all ethnicities," at a time when racial disparities in AI have become a growing concern.
The Last Word: UT Dallas’ Dr. Jung-Mo Ahn on Creating a New Cancer-Fighting Molecule
Dr. Ahn is working on something very small that may have a profound, lifesaving impact on something hugely dangerous. In collaboration with UTSW Medical Center professor Dr. Ganesh Raj and UTHSC San Antonio's Ratna Vadlamudi, Ahn has created a molecule that can kill an array of cancers, including an aggressive form of breast cancer. The goal of the molecules is to prevent molecular “handshakes” between proteins that can cause out-of-control cell growth that spreads cancer further.
TWU Biology Team Granted a Patent for Anti-Cancer Compounds That Could Save Lives
by | Oct 15, 2020
The novel invention from researchers at Texas Woman’s University in Denton could greatly contribute to cancer treatment research. The compounds can prevent the growth of breast, lung, and colon cancer cells.
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Dollars for Good: JPMorgan Chase Investing $3M in Dallas-Area Students, BCBS Accepting Grant Proposals

by | May 22, 2018
North Texas nonprofits and educational institutions receive financial backing from foundations and businesses to further their work in STEM, conservation, workforce development, and more.
Ones to Watch
by | Jan 9, 2018
The future is calling. Writer Jeff Bounds talks with five folks in research and development working on new products and strategies, from transportation to emotional intelligence for physicians.
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High-Minded Discoveries
by | Jan 9, 2018
Monumental revelations are in the hands of North Texas university researchers — and students.
Discovery: Stressed Mitochondria, Personalized Breast Cancer Care & Aircraft Construction With Alloys
by | Dec 8, 2017
Researchers are making breakthroughs and discoveries all across North Texas every day. Here are some examples.

Discovery: PTSD Treatment, Ancient Humans, Breast Cancer & $12M for Pediatric Research

by | Oct 27, 2017
Researchers in Dallas-Fort Worth are making discoveries and breakthroughs every week. Here are examples of their work.
13-year-old CEO Lands Cozys in Walmart to Benefit Dallas-based Susan G. Komen
by | Aug 31, 2017
The retailer plans to stock more than 200,000 cozys. For each one sold, 35 cents will be donated to the breast cancer nonprofit.
Breast cancer
Partners Raise $548K for Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research
by | May 30, 2017
Inflammatory Breast Cancer often is difficult to diagnose because it does not usually present with a lump.