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KSAT 12: New oral cancer treatment used in study shrank tumors in mice by half

September 10, 2016

Oral cancer is a scary diagnosis. Sixty percent of people are diagnosed in a late stage of the disease, meaning their survival rate is below 50 percent. Watch the full story at KSAT 12

KENS 5: Real Men Wear Gowns: Living with bladder cancer

September 10, 2016

Bladder cancer is the fourth most common cancer among men, but if caught early, it is treatable. Watch the full story on KENS 5

Rio Grande Guardian: Cigarroa: Healthcare District are ‘An Important Piece of the Puzzle’

September 10, 2016

Dr. Francisco G. Cigarroa, a former president of UT Health Science Center-San Antonio, says he cannot advocate for or against a healthcare district in Hidalgo County. Read the full story at the Rio Grande Guardian

KSAT 12: Local doctors co-author study on MRSA pneumonia

September 10, 2016

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio said doctors in the Alamo City may be overprescribing antibiotics for patients diagnosed with pneumonia after they were exposed to an MRSA infection. Watch the full story at KS …

DailyRx News: Would You Deal with Side Effects for More Time

September 10, 2016

Some people are quick to throw in the towel when a treatment comes with some unpleasant side effects. Read the full story at the DailyRx News


Business Journal names Health Care Heroes

September 9, 2016

Four members of the Health Science Center family have been named winners of the San Antonio Business Journal’s 2016 Health Care Heroes awards.

Racer: Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA: Poordad Continues Progress through Science of Racing

September 9, 2016

The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama is an important rung of the racing ladder for some of today’s most promising young stars. But a look from a different angle shows the foundation of the series resting on the shoulders of people like Fred Po …

Miami New Times: Naled Not Working in Miami Beach, FIU Analysis Shows

September 9, 2016

Dr. Philip Stoddard, a Florida International University biologist and the mayor of South Miami, has released a study that shows that Miami-Dade County’s aerial spraying of naled, a controversial neurotoxic pesticide, is not working to combat the Zika v …

The Monitor: Healthcare district debate leaves several unanswered questions

September 9, 2016

There were several questions left unanswered Thursday in a debate over the proposed healthcare district between Hidalgo County Pct. 2 Commissioner Eddie Cantu and pediatrician Dr. Martin Garza. Read the full story at The Monitor

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Presidential Award winner: Sam Pardo

September 8, 2016

Sam Pardo, senior research core facility technologist, Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, received t he Employee Excellence Award.

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