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Breathing Easier: Surgical Options in Lung Cancer

November 4, 2011

When lung cancer patients come to see Daniel DeArmond, M.D., they often feel that life is over, but DeArmond said there are options that many people don’t know.


Dr. Roland Goertz receives 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award

November 3, 2011

Family physician Roland A. Goertz, M.D., M.B.A., of Waco received the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award from the School of Medicine Alumni Association at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.


Health Science Center researchers win $2 million in cancer research awards

November 3, 2011

Four University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio researchers have been awarded grants from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas, including one to further study the increasing incidence of liver cancer among South Texas Hispanics.


Personal stem cell banks could be staple of future health care

October 31, 2011

Young environment rescues old stem cells for use in treating age-related diseases


1st randomized study compares robotic, open procedures for bladder cancer

October 31, 2011

Robot-assisted surgery for bladder cancer will be compared to traditional open surgery in 14 institutions nationwide, thanks to a five-year, $3.1 million National Cancer Institute grant awarded to Dipen Parekh, M.D., of UT Medicine San Antonio.


Veterans Day salute set at Regional Academic Health Center

October 31, 2011

The Department of Veterans Affairs – VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System, the UT Health Science Center San Antonio – Regional Academic Health Center, and the city of Harlingen proudly present this patriotic program honoring the sacrifices of all who served and fought for our freedom.


Ancient Chinese herbal remedy now being tested as prostate cancer treatment

October 26, 2011

An ancient Chinese herbal remedy is being put to the test in a new clinical trial at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.


UT Medicine San Antonio, community partners to present free cancer screenings, talks Oct. 27

October 25, 2011

Free cancer screenings, educational exhibits and presentations on how to prevent, detect and treat cancer will be held at the UT Health Science Center’s Regional Campus in Laredo.


Experts reflect on role of spirituality in healing

October 24, 2011

Dr. Jerald Winakur, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche and Rabbi Jack Bemporad will present on Eastern, Western and secular approaches to healing.


Book describes advances in imaging of drug-delivery nanoparticles

October 24, 2011

Researchers in the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio co-authored a new book on the imaging of nanoparticles — tiny particles that in the future may prove to be eminently useful for drug delivery in humans.


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