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.


Putting the proverbial brakes on aging

May 18, 2004

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has received a $2.5 million grant for a National Institute on Aging (NIA) Intervention Testing Center, one of three such U.S. centers established by the NIA to test potential therapeutic interventions to slow the aging process.


New report ranks top cancer issues for Latinos

April 27, 2004

Inadequate access to cancer screening and care is the No. 1 cancer issue for the nation’s 38 million Hispanics/Latinos, according to a report recently issued by Redes En Acción: The National Hispanic/Latino Cancer Network.


Free prostate cancer clinic to be offered April 24

April 21, 2004

The numbers don’t lie – one in six American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer.


Professor appointed to Texas Cancer Council

April 6, 2004

Lloyd Croft, D.D.S., clinical associate professor of periodontics, has been appointed as the first dentist to serve on the Texas Cancer Council (TCC).


Only 2 months left to enroll in STAR breast cancer prevention study

March 23, 2004

Most of us know someone, perhaps even a close loved one, who has had breast cancer.