Health Science Center recruits Winston to department of surgery

February 14, 2006

The Health Science Center has added another outstanding surgeon to its team of top-notch faculty members.

CDC-funded survey eyes decision making in men with prostate cancer

January 31, 2006

When Earl was diagnosed with prostate cancer last March, he thought his doctor would tell him precisely what he should do.

New report: Age, race, diet have effect on PSA levels over time

December 13, 2005

A man’s age, race and diet have a significant impact on how much his prostate-specific antigen (PSA) concentration changes over time, according to a report released Dec. 12 by researchers from institutions including the Health Science Center and the Cancer Therapy and Research Center (CTRC).

Renowned cancer researcher/author joins the Health Science Center

August 16, 2005

Noted cancer expert Thomas J. Slaga, Ph.D., joined the Health Science Center this summer as a professor of pharmacology and San Antonio Cancer Institute (SACI) member. Dr. Slaga has been involved with scientific studies of cancer for almost 40 years and has research interests ranging from cancer causation, prevention and control to aging.

Study: No single PSA level ensures safety from prostate cancer risk

July 12, 2005

Ian M. Thompson Jr., M.D., professor and chair of urology at the Health Science Center, is looking for a better test – or set of tests – to diagnose prostate cancer and to distinguish between cancers that will kill men if left untreated and those that will not threaten health and do not need treatment.

Thompson, San Antonio researchers among those honored at AUA Annual Meeting

May 24, 2005

The Health Science Center’s Department of Urology researchers were among those recognized with a CapCURE Award for their study of high-grade tumors found in men who participated in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT).