Tag archive for Cancer


More questions than answers with ‘vaping’ craze

Sleek, tobacco free and with odorless vapors, are e-cigarettes the perfect drug? Are they safe?

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Researchers discover protein to better forecast prognosis for prostate cancer patients

Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) Institute of Biosciences and Technology in Houston have identified a biomarker that will aid in more accurately determining the prognosis for prostate cancer patients, a finding that could have further implications for anti-cancer drug discovery and ultimately, cancer prevention.

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There’s something in the saliva

Research in dentistry could introduce an oral cancer saliva test in the future while reducing the test’s risk of false positive results.

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You are what you eat? Food fights disease

Dashwood explores how to take the most beneficial parts of food and use them to fight cancer, heart disease and other ailments.

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Phone app paves the way for young adult cancer survivors

A new app, created by doctoral student Deborah Vollmer Dahlke and developed at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC), is helping young adult cancer survivors navigate long-term care plans from their mobile devices.

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Dentist, surgeon begins new era in treating head and neck cancers

Dr. David Kang, assistant professor in oral and maxillofacial surgery, has joined Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry as its first head and neck oncologic and microvascular reconstructive surgeon.

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CPRIT to fund cancer efforts

TAMHSC women’s cancer prevention program receives CPRIT funds

Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) recently received a $1.5 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to fund women’s cancer prevention efforts in the Brazos Valley.

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Fuchs-Young opens research doors with outreach program

One of the major factors in her decision to join TAMHSC was the emphasis on research and outreach programs that target underrepresented minorities in science.

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Texas A&M researchers solve 50-year mystery of cellular balance, make strides toward cancer cure

Dr. Cheryl Walker and her team answer mystery of how the tuberous sclerosis complex, or TSC2, keeps peroxisomes at the right levels to maintain healthy cells.

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