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New Book Chronicles the Journeys of Women Physicians and Scientists to the Front Lines of Fighting Cancer
Date:3/20/2009

rapy Center at M. D. Anderson - the largest and most sophisticated of its kind - that treats cancer by delivering radiation doses to a targeted tumor with remarkable precision.
  • Guillermina Lozano, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Genetics, the oldest of six children born to immigrant parents from Mexico, was expected to marry and have children when she grew up. Defying this path, Lozano's cancer research genetics lab is developing ways to replace or correct the abnormal p53 gene, thereby realizing the potential to use gene therapy for some types of cancer.
  • Inspired by her grandmother's teachings of perseverance, discipline, drive and charity, Vickie Shannon, M.D., Professor of Pulmonary Medicine, entered medicine to continue her grandmother's legacy. Facing latent racism - even choosing to study at the same hospital that would not provide her mother healthcare in the 1960s because she was black - she has risen to become one of the first two African American women to be appointed full professor in 2007.
  • About M. D. Anderson

    The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston ranks as one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. M. D. Anderson is one of only 40 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute. For four of the past six years, including 2008, M. D. Anderson has ranked No. 1 in cancer care in "America's Best Hospitals," a survey published annually in U.S. News & World Report.

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