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NSAIDs Benefit Overweight Breast Cancer Patients, Study Finds

NSAIDs Benefit Overweight Breast Cancer Patients, Study Finds

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.

Biomedical Engineering Professor Receives Nearly $1 Million for Cancer Research

Biomedical Engineering Professor Receives Nearly $1 Million for Cancer Research

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.

$250,000 Hertz Fellowship Awarded to Chemical Engineering Student

$250,000 Hertz Fellowship Awarded to Chemical Engineering Student

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.