Cancer

Pratchet.com: UT Health San Antonio study shows Nox4 protein may predict untreatable kidney cancer

June 5, 2020

A team of researchers confirmed the role of a certain protein in the development of high-grade kidney cancer. The researchers showed that a higher level of the protein can be used as a marker to predict which tumors will develop treatment resistance and progress more rapidly. Dharam Kaushik, MD, associate professor of urology, led the […]


Science Magazine: UT Health San Antonio study shows Nox4 protein may predict untreatable kidney cancer

June 5, 2020

A team of researchers confirmed the role of a certain protein in the development of high-grade kidney cancer. The researchers showed that a higher level of the protein can be used as a marker to predict which tumors will develop treatment resistance and progress more rapidly. Dharam Kaushik, MD, associate professor of urology, led the […]


Medical Xpress: Study shows Nox4 protein may predict untreatable kidney cancer

June 5, 2020

A team of researchers confirmed the role of a certain protein in the development of high-grade kidney cancer. The researchers showed that a higher level of the protein can be used as a marker to predict which tumors will develop treatment resistance and progress more rapidly. Dharam Kaushik, MD, associate professor of urology, led the […]


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Researchers pinpoint a protein that may predict untreatable kidney cancer

June 4, 2020

A team of researchers confirmed the role of a certain protein in the development of high-grade kidney cancer. The researchers also showed that a higher level of the protein can be used as a marker to predict which tumors will develop treatment resistance and progress more rapidly.



KSAT 12: People with cancer and COVID-19 twice as likely to die, new study says

June 3, 2020

Dr. Ruben Mesa, director of the Mays Cancer Center, was interviewed about the new study in The Lancet featuring data from the COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium. Mesa said the results from the nearly 1,000 patients showed the death rate of cancer patients who contract COVID-19 is about 13%, twice the rate of the general population. […]


Mays Cancer Center abstract selected as winner for AACI virtual meeting

June 2, 2020

This is the first abstract submitted by the Mays Cancer Center to be selected for presentation at the AACI meeting.