Cancer

Does obesity make a difference in detecting prostate cancer?

February 1, 2005

A study by researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio raises the possibility that the most common test for prostate cancer might be of less benefit to men who are overweight or obese.


Radiation oncology shares exciting findings with colleagues

December 14, 2004

Not taking anything away from Pablo Picasso or Salvador Dali, but it certainly has been an “abstract” year for the department of radiation oncology in the School of Medicine.


13th SACI symposium puts spotlight on cancer prevention

November 29, 2004

The 13th Annual Cancer Research Symposium of the San Antonio Cancer Institute (SACI) focused on prevention of the dreaded set of diseases that make up cancer.


Dental faculty help develop resource for cancer patients’ oral health

November 15, 2004

Several Dental School faculty members at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio made significant contributions to a newly released monograph for dentists treating cancer patients.


SACI supports book of Latinas’ breast cancer experiences

October 18, 2004

Among Latina women, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the number one cancer killer.


Swift drop in PSA after radiation therapy called portent of better survival

October 12, 2004

New research presented in Atlanta last week suggests the embattled PSA test may yet be a useful tool in the early detection of prostate cancer.