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CPRIT gives Health Science Center researchers $1.19 million in prevention research grants

January 28, 2011

An $890,659 state grant designed to expand the known benefits of exercise to more cancer survivors will kick off a research-based program of Stacey Young-McCaughan, R.N., Ph.D. at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio’s Cancer Therapy & Research Center.


Healthy living tips – with lunch – to cut breast cancer risk

January 26, 2011

Healthy living in general is good preventive medicine, but it is possible to fine-tune that philosophy to lower one’s risk for developing breast cancer, which will affect one in eight women.


Prevention of cancer is possible

January 25, 2011

Probably half of all cancers are preventable, said Ian M. Thompson, Jr., M.D., director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center, and he’ll discuss how in a Feb. 10 free public lecture.


Deadline Feb. 1 for medical school early admission program

January 25, 2011

High school students in the Lower Rio Grande Valley are invited to apply for early acceptance into the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio through the Facilitated Admissions for South Texas Scholars (FASTS) program.


The Social Determinants of Health: Relevance to Cancer Disparities

January 19, 2011

SALSI-funded speaker series focuses on cancer health disparities


Researchers present the latest in breast cancer science

January 18, 2011

Free community meeting provides annual summary of international breast cancer symposium


Reducing diet early in pregnancy stunts fetal brain development

January 18, 2011

Study shows that the fetal brain is vulnerable to moderate decreases in maternal nutrition


Blood pressure control system found in kidney’s structural units

January 14, 2011

The kidney is made up of roughly 1 million working units called nephrons.


San Antonio biochemist named Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

January 12, 2011

Paul Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, this week was named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).


How can I avoid getting breast cancer?

January 11, 2011

A free public lecture and discussion on breast health and the latest in breast cancer screening and prevention, including preventive mastectomies. It is the second in the Cancer Therapy & Research Center’s (CTRC) monthly lecture series for cancer prevention and treatment.


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