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 […]

Colorectal cancer leading cause of cancer death among young men

March 13, 2024

According to a report by the American Cancer Society released in January, colorectal cancer is now the primary cause of cancer-related deaths among young men under 50 and the second leading cause among women in the same age group. The rise in younger men and women developing colon cancer is a trend Alicia Logue, MD, […]

Repurposed drug brings new hope to treat breast cancer

September 29, 2023

“We applaud our patients. They are the true heroes in what we do.” —Virginia Kaklamani, MD, DSc, Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio Could a drug prescribed for transplant recipients also help some women beat breast cancer? Impressive new findings point to this possibility, according to research conducted at The University of Texas […]

Clinical trial gives women with gene mutation power over disease

September 8, 2023

    When Juana Padron, a 40-year-old mother of four, chose to have a genetic test, going against her friends and family’s advice was the last thing on her mind. Padron’s aunt died from breast cancer, and she watched her sister endure two surgeries and chemotherapy as she successfully fought off ovarian cancer. Her primary […]