Long School of Medicine
Since President Richard Nixon declared the “War on Cancer” in 1971, the nation has made great strides in understanding and fighting the various forms of the disease. Read the full story at the Dallas Morning News
Express-News: Researchers encourage Hispanic women to join clinical trials for breast cancer treatmentsSeptember 20, 2016
Despite the fact that breast cancer is the most common and deadly cancer among Hispanic women, little is known about the types of breast cancer Hispanics are likely to get or how they react to treatments. Read the full story at the Express-News
Valerie A. Lawrence, M.D., professor emeritus, died July 16 in Vancouver, Canada.
Young Aaron Gonzalez had a birthday coming up, but he didn’t want a big party with gifts. No, the boy with a rare genetic disorder called Neurofibromatosis type II who is also a “Wish Kid,” wanted to start a GoFundMe account to raise money for books for hospitalized kids.
Greg D. Bowling, M.D., assistant professor, hospitalist, section chief, Division of General and Hospital Medicine, has been awarded the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation.
Carlos A. Rosende, M.D., FACS, and Eugenio Cersosimo, M.D., Ph.D., both long associated with the Texas Diabetes Institute, will be inducted in the University Health System Texas Diabetes Institute’s Wall of Honor on July 20.