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Finasteride saves men from prostate cancer, doesn’t increase risk of death

August 15, 2013

A long-term follow-up to a groundbreaking study led by the director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center confirms that a drug shown to reduce risk of prostate cancer by more than a third has no impact on lifespan but further reduces the risk of prostate cancer.


Research: Latino kids are a top target of junk food ads

August 15, 2013

New research, video and infographic also highlight strategies to reduce unhealthy food and beverage marketing to Latino kids


Knockout mouse grows larger, but weaker, muscles

August 15, 2013

Finding holds implications for future research of age-related muscle loss


Hyundai Hope on Wheels will award UT Health Science Center San Antonio with $75,000 Hyundai Scholar Grant for Pediatric Cancer Research

August 13, 2013

Nonprofit to surpass $72 million in total donations in support of childhood cancer research and programs by year-end 2013; UT Health Science Center has received $555,000 from Hope On Wheels since 2007


Sporting clay shooters, sponsors needed for Sept. 7 annual CTRC fundraising event

August 12, 2013

Registration is underway for the 20th annual Vulcan Materials Funshoot, a sporting-clay competition benefiting the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.


DoD, VA approve $45 million in the quest for a PTSD cure

August 12, 2013

Award to be managed by the UT Health Science Center San Antonio and the VA National Center for PTSD, leaders of the national PTSD research consortium


Pursuit of a cure for PTSD gets a major boost

August 12, 2013

A major announcement about research on combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Military service members and veterans will benefit from significant new funding for this critical area of research.


Estrogen enhancers tied to aggressive breast cancer

August 12, 2013

Regulatory elements seen as hubs controlling multiple genes


Komen Foundation gives $1 million for Health Science Center cancer research

August 1, 2013

Researchers at the UT Health Science Center have been awarded a $1 million grant from the Susan G. Komen Foundation to help them zero in on a new way to treat triple-negative breast cancers.


Methodist Healthcare Ministries funds new residency

July 29, 2013

Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc. has partnered with The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio to support the university’s inaugural emergency medicine residency program.


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