Cancer Prevention

You asked: Can men develop breast cancer?

October 26, 2016
Yes—Men do get breast cancer and here’s what you should know

The health benefits of lemon

August 18, 2016
Your favorite sour citrus can do your body some serious good

Ask the oncologist: What patients need to know about cancer

June 24, 2016
Beating cancer is a team effort

Q&A: Cutting-edge research explores how diet causes and prevents cancer

August 14, 2015

Research suggests no single food can protect you from cancer, but a diet filled with ­vegetables, fruits, whole grains and beans ­helps lower the risk for many cancers. Dr. Roderick Dashwood is looking to reproduce the best parts of what we eat to stop cancer and other diseases before they even start.

Texas A&M releases CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation Guidebook

April 13, 2015

The Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service have produced the Going for the Gold: Achieving CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ Accreditation Guidebook to help organizations seek accreditation and reduce the risk of cancer for their employees and families.

Colorectal cancer: Prevention starts with screenings

March 30, 2015

Colorectal cancer – or cancer of the large intestine – is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths for both men and women in the United States. However, it is also considered one of the most preventable cancers. With regular screenings, polyps – or unwanted growths in the colon – can be detected and removed.

Study finds Texas Cancer Plan serves as a good model for other states

March 25, 2015

A study led by the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health has the potential to significantly improve the ways that state cancer control programs are developed and implemented around the country.

Chemical found in broccoli may offer a new option for treating advanced prostate cancer

January 15, 2015

Broccoli is frequently touted as a food that can help prevent cancer, but could it also be used to treat it? According to research conducted by a faculty member at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT) in Houston, the answer is yes.

Tobacco cessation training helps dental students coach patients to quit

July 31, 2014

A multi-year tobacco cessation curriculum means dental students gain knowledge in behavioral intervention, the use of pharmacotherapy and motivational interviewing. This promotes the confidence for them to actively motivate and assist patients who want to quit tobacco use.