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How exercise helps every cancer patient

February 6, 2012

Climbing stairs again. Lost weight. Better sleep. More energy. Cancer survivors who have joined supervised exercise programs report all these benefits. They often also report that at first, they don’t know how to begin.


Study shows a urine test can effectively predict high-risk prostate cancer

February 2, 2012

Initial results of a multicenter study involving The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio indicate that two urine-based biomarkers are associated with prostate cancers that are likely to be aggressive and potentially life-threatening among men who take an “active surveillance” approach to manage their disease.


March meeting covers translational research in addiction

February 2, 2012

Young people starting out in addiction research will get a turbo-boost to their careers March 3-4 at an annual conference that puts them face to face with internationally recognized addiction researchers and clinicians.


UT Health Science Center to offer Doctor of Nursing Practice degree

January 27, 2012

Nurses in South Texas will have the opportunity to earn a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio beginning in fall 2012.


One-fourth of South Texas kidney cancer patients have diabetes

January 24, 2012

Diabetes is believed to be a contributing factor to several types of cancer, and new research in San Antonio patients reveals an association with kidney cancer.


Hensler, Clarke named to 2012 Leadership Texas

January 24, 2012

Two distinguished women from The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio are in the 2012 class of Leadership Texas.


Rare kidney disease shows how salt, potassium levels are moderated

January 23, 2012

High blood pressure (hypertension) is a principal risk factor for heart disease and affects 1 billion people.


HSC’s urology department tops in 2011 NIH funding

January 20, 2012

The urology department in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio topped its peers nationally in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding in 2011.


Scientists Uncover Novel Mechanism of Glioblastoma Development

January 19, 2012

Most research on glioblastoma development, a complicated tumor of the brain with a poor prognosis, has focused on the gene transcription level, but scientists suggest that post-transcriptional regulation could be equally or even more important.


Researchers present the latest in breast cancer science

January 19, 2012

Free community meeting provides annual summary of international breast cancer symposium


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