University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (M.D. Anderson)

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 2, 2012
Houston , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

30,000 (Unknown number of SSNs)

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A laptop with sensitive patient information was stolen from the home of an M.D. Anderson faculty member on April 30.  The laptop was not encrypted and contained patient names, medical record numbers, treatment and/or research information, and in some instances Social Security numbers.  Notifications were mailed to patients who were affected on June 28.