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Monday, October 26th, 2015

Texas has beef with World Health Organization over cancer study

Processed meats such as bacon and hot dogs cause cancer in humans, according to the World Health Organization — but consumers shouldn't worry about it, according to Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Texas State tests potential cancer-fighting weapon

Researchers in the Departments of Agriculture and Family and Consumer Sciences at Texas State University have completed initial testing of a cancer chemotherapeutic and anti-retroviral compound with promising results.

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

Local businesses, community support cancer fighter

Just three years after raising $47,000 to support an ailing friend who was fighting cancer, Derek Dobson is going through the same battle himself. His friends in the San Marcos community refuse to let him battle cancer...

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

National Marrow Donor Program head to give cancer talk tomorrow

Jeffrey Chell, CEO of the National Marrow Donor Program, will talk about “Be the Match: Blood and Marrow Transplants” during the Texas State University Cancer Awareness Month and Community Outreach on Wednesday, April 15.