Long School of Medicine


Study: Younger women with breast cancer should lose weight

May 22, 2017
 

Researchers determined that women younger than age 60 diagnosed with breast cancer who have a genetic risk factor for obesity have a higher risk for gaining weight and therefore should begin a weight-loss program to increase their chance for survival.



Erase Cancer

NCI selects UT Health as part of elite cancer research consortium

May 15, 2017
 

The National Cancer Institute has selected UT Health Cancer Center as one of nine institutional members of the NCI’s elite Cancer Systems Biology Consortium.



UT Health San Antonio Commencement 2021

Commencements to mark new beginnings for UT Health graduates

May 9, 2017
 

About 780 students are candidates for graduation from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio during upcoming commencement ceremonies for the institution’s five schools.




Dr. Leach named a 2017 Piper Professor

May 8, 2017
 

Robin Leach, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Cell Systems & Anatomy in the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, is a 2017 Piper Professor.



KSAT 12: The Doctor Is In: From exile to education

May 4, 2017
 

Carlos Rosende, M.D., executive director of UT Health Physicians and an ophthalmologist, reflects on his Cuban background. View the story


Heart

New cardiac technique treats afib, a risk factor for stroke

May 3, 2017
 

UT Health San Antonio physicians recently introduced a new technique to treat atrial fibrillation.