$11 million NIH grant awarded for five-year investigation of novel oral chlamydia vaccine

May 2, 2024

The study of a novel oral vaccine that could protect against chlamydia infection received more than $11 million in National Institutes of Health funding through a five-year U01 grant in April 2024. “We are excited about receiving the U01 award because it will enable us to move our basic microbiology and immunology bench research work […]


Clinical trial tackles the question of how much treatment is enough for prostate cancer

April 10, 2024

  According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 3 million men are living with prostate cancer in the United States. Of those, survivorship after five years is 97 percent. With patients living longer and physicians seeing younger patients with this type of cancer, learning the best ways to treat patients and providing a better […]




Mays Cancer Center’s latest radiation therapy reduces treatment times, increases favorable outcomes for prostate cancer

September 22, 2023

Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, introduces the newest technology in treating prostate cancer. This innovative method is called stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), a minimally invasive therapy using high amounts of radiation with millimeter precision to destroy tumors in the prostate. Stereotactic body radiation therapy is a […]




Vasectomies increase during March Madness

January 26, 2023

  For some men, preparing to watch their favorite college basketball teams duke it out during March Madness includes a comfortable chair, big screen TV, an ice pack and a vasectomy. “It’s the perfect time to relax at home and have something to do while you are recovering. There aren’t many sporting events like it […]