Topic: Cancer research

NSAIDs Benefit Overweight Breast Cancer Patients, Study Finds

Aug. 14, 2014

Researchers have determined that postmenopausal overweight or obese breast cancer patients receiving hormone therapy as part of their treatment and who use nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin or ibuprofen have significantly lower breast cancer recurrence rates and a sizable delay in time to cancer recurrence.

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Top scholars make their mark on the world

May 14, 2012
Top scholars make their mark on the world

In this video, five graduating students share their dreams of making the world a better place through research and education.

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Biomedical Engineering Professor Receives Nearly $1 Million for Cancer Research

May 5, 2011

Dr. John Zhang, assistant professor of biomedical engineering in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has received nearly $1 million from the National Institute of Health's (NIH) National Cancer Institute for his research on early detection of cancer.

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$250,000 Hertz Fellowship Awarded to Chemical Engineering Student

March 31, 2011

Katie Maass, a senior chemical engineering student in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded a five-year $250,000 Hertz Foundation Fellowship to pursue graduate research that will fight cancer and improve drug delivery.

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