Through a CPRIT Prevention award, health educators at Centro San Vicente of El Paso are empowering patients to take charge of their cancer screening needs.
Motivated by his experience as a pediatric brain tumor survivor, CPRIT Scholar Dr. Ryan Potts studies the biochemical and molecular mechanisms behind cancer cell formation.
Adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors participating in Seton Healthcare Family's ACCESS-AYA grant from CPRIT. The grant educates survivors and providers about the unique needs of AYAs.
Scientists at the University of Texas at El Paso are developing a novel therapy to treat both early and late stage prostate cancer.
Dr. Conrad Lyford of Texas Tech University discusses a unique public-private partnership made possible by a CPRIT Prevention award to promote cancer prevention in rural communities.
Dr. DeBerardinis of UT Southwestern Medical Center shares how a CPRIT Research award has lead to discovery of unique metabolic pathways that enable tumor growth.
Dr. Susan Campbell of the Cooper Institute discusses how a CPRIT Prevention award is empowering health care professionals, the public, and communities to fight obesity and reduce cancer risk.
19-year-old James Ragan is a student at Rice University, golfer, and founder of Triumph Over Kid Cancer Foundation. James is currently battling osteosarcoma, a type of cancer that starts in the bones, typically during adolescence.
Professor of Radiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center and CPRIT Research Award Recipient discusses the role of imaging to evaluate the effectiveness of a new cancer treatment.
CPRIT grantee Dr. Kevin Pinney at Baylor University describes his work with anticancer agents and their possible effect on tumor blood vessels.
Texas A&M's Dr. David McLellan describes his CPRIT-funded work in educating the uninsured and underserved residents of Brazos County about risks of colon cancer, as well as medical training for colonoscopies.
Dr. Ray DuBois, Provost and Executive Vice President at MD Anderson Cancer Center and CPRIT grantees, describes how CPRIT funds are being used in colon cancer research.
CPRIT grantee Julie St. John of Texas A&M University Health Science Center describes a prevention project using promotoras, or community health workers, along the Texas-Mexico border.
Dr. Deborah Parra-Medina explains a peer education and outreach program to prevent cervical cancer among Latina mothers and daughters living in Texas-Mexico border communities.
University of Texas Grantee George Georgiou describes his work starving cancer cells of essential nutrients, thus causing them to die.
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