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Cancer

Research discovers mechanism that causes cancer cells to escape from the immune system

May 9, 2016
Findings provide a new biomarker for cancer patient survival, could lead to novel therapeutic strategies

Texas A&M Health Science Center receives CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation

April 5, 2016
CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation recognizes the organization’s extraordinary commitment to the health of its employees and their families

10 common elderly health issues

February 11, 2016
Prepare to age successfully with this guide to senior health

Harnessing the power of light to fight cancer

January 21, 2016
By controlling the actions of immune cells, they could be "instructed" to kill cancerous tumor cells

Over $1.1 million in CPRIT grants awarded to Health Science Center faculty for cancer research

January 11, 2016

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) recently awarded grants totaling over $1.1 million to two faculty members at the Texas A&M Health Science Center, one in the College of Medicine and one in the School of Public Health.

Applying technology from aerospace engineering to the human jaw

January 4, 2016

Ritesh Bhattacharjee was working as a dental oncologist in India when he met Raktim Bhattacharya, Ph.D., a Texas A&M associate professor in aerospace, electrical and computer engineering at the Dwight Look College of Engineering. In the course of their conversation, they discussed lockjaw—the inability to open the mouth widely—that resulted from radiation therapy for head and neck cancer.

Our mothers told us to eat our vegetables: Now we know why

November 30, 2015
A compound in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables may be able to not only help prevent cancer but also help to treat it.

Innovative colorectal cancer screening program meets quality standards

November 24, 2015
Providing colonoscopy training to family medicine resident physicians increases access while maintaining quality care

Repairing bones with stem cells

November 2, 2015
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) could heal bone fractures faster for patients with conditions that impair bones' ability to heal.

Prostate cancer screening: It could save your life

October 1, 2015

Prostate cancer tops the list of cancers in men, second only to skin cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, one out of seven men are diagnosed with prostate cancer, affecting more than 233,000 men each year and killing almost 30,000 annually. If caught early, prostate cancer is 90-95 percent curable, making screenings all the more important.

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