Cancer

Children’s Cancer Research Institute hosts pediatric oncologists

July 20, 2004

The Children’s Cancer Research Institute (CCRI) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio hosted the inaugural San Antonio Pediatric Cancer Colloquium on July 16 and 17.


Prostate cancer clinical trial expands to Monterrey, Mexico

July 6, 2004

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s SABOR prostate cancer research program moved south of the border recently to enroll 655 men in Monterrey, Mexico.


New information discovered regarding Hispanics with colorectal cancer

June 8, 2004

Hispanics present with colorectal cancer at a younger age and with more advanced disease than other ethnic groups, according to a study of 453 colorectal cancer patients treated between 1985 and 2001 by physicians from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Frequently asked questions about PSA and prostate cancer

May 28, 2004

The prostate is a gland that is a part of the reproductive organs and lies below the urinary bladder in men.


‘Out of the 4.0 box thinking’ benefited South Texas patient

May 27, 2004

Like many Americans, Edgar Smith loathes the words “prostate cancer.”


Study finds 15 percent of men with ‘normal’ PSA had prostate cancer

May 27, 2004

Some men who have received good marks on the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test from their physicians may be getting a false sense of confidence about not having prostate cancer, according to a study released May 27 in The New England Journal of Medicine.