This ongoing study will evaluate pain levels in oral cancer patients in order to develop new drugs that are aimed at treating oral cancer and cancer-induced pain.
Dr. Cara Gonzales is a dual-degreed dentist, D.D.S., Ph.D., with expertise in oral cancer. She is conducting a study sponsored by the American Cancer Society. The study is evaluating pain levels in oral cancer patients and developing new drugs aimed at treating oral cancer and cancer-induced pain.
The American Cancer Society, the largest non-government, not-for-profit funding source of cancer research in the United States, has awarded a $729,000 research grant to the UT Health Science Center San Antonioto support research in treating oral cancer and cancer-induced pain.