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

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

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.

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Tobacco cessation training helps dental students coach patients to quit

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.

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Three people applying sunscreen in the summer sun.

6 Important facts about choosing a sunscreen

The sun can cause skin damage in as little as 15 minutes. With skin cancer being the most common form of cancer in the United States, it’s important to know what sunscreen is best for you.

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Research to Reality: Researcher identifies effective chemical intervention for liver cancer

Natalie Johnson, Ph.D., assistant professor with the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, recently published findings from a new study using a chemical intervention approach to prevent carcinogen-induced liver cancer.

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Researcher outlines life-course perspective to cancer prevention

Marcia G. Ory, Ph.D., M.P.H. recently published an article exploring the use of life-course theory to determine the impact of life experiences on overall health and the role they play in increasing cancer risk.

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Doctoral student to present in NCI webinar on new social media for cancer control and prevention

The National Cancer Institute’s Research to Reality November Cyber-Seminar will include Deborah Vollmer Dahlke, chair of the Cancer Alliance of Texas and doctoral student at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health.

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St. John details South Texas training program for cancer prevention, treatment and management

Julie St. John, Dr.P.H., South Texas regional director with the Center for Community Health Development, recently authored an article on the ÉPICO training program for cancer prevention, treatment and management.

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Texas A&M advances global disease prevention with launch of field-to-clinic initiative

As the next step in a series of advancements to transform scientific discovery across Texas A&M University and, in turn, the state and nation, the Texas A&M Health Science

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Cancer Research Teams receive Travel Awards from CTxCARES

The CTxCARES Center (Communities of Texas: Cancer, Activity, Research, Education, Support) a component of the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) School of Rural Public Health recently announced the granting of seven travel awards to research teams focused on accelerating the implementation and dissemination of cancer prevention and control research.

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