Men’s Health

Ancient Chinese herbal remedy now being tested as prostate cancer treatment

October 26, 2011

An ancient Chinese herbal remedy is being put to the test in a new clinical trial at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.

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Study shows enlarged prostate not a cancer warning sign

May 9, 2011

Despite the recommendations of some health groups, the symptoms of an enlarged prostate are not associated with the risk of prostate cancer, according to new data from the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial, a decade-long study of almost 19,000 men.

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San Antonio studies seek to understand who – and how fast – prostate cancer will strike

December 28, 2010

The CTRC is currently enrolling patients for three studies aiming to find a blood or urine test that would read prostate cancer biomarkers

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Radiation treatment after prostate removal significantly improves survival in men with advanced prostate cancer

January 19, 2009

Each year, about 100,000 men with advanced prostate cancer undergo surgery to remove their prostate gland (radical prostatectomy).

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JAMA article reports vitamin E and selenium do not prevent prostate cancer; San Antonio plays key role in study

December 8, 2008

A national study that involved The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and area men concluded that two health supplements do not prevent prostate cancer, despite promising results in two previous studies.

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New study seeks to predict if or when early prostate cancer will turn aggressive

October 23, 2008

The Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has begun enrolling participants in a national study that aims to better target treatment of cancer by identifying and validating biomarkers of high-risk prostate cancer.

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