Filter News

Filter news

Research studies aim to help smokers stop by experiencing incentives

November 19, 2008

The American Cancer Society’s annual Great American Smokeout is Thursday, Nov. 20, and, as always, it brings national attention to kicking the habit.


Robotic-Assisted Surgery for Early Lung Cancer

November 17, 2008

Fredericksburg house painter Stanley Easley is a prime example that regular medical checkups pay off. Stanley recently discovered during a routine test that he had lung cancer, but he’d caught it early.


Dr. Randal Otto named to new leadership position at CTRC

November 12, 2008

Randal A. Otto , M.D., has been named physician in chief of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio effective immediately, announced William L. Henrich, M.D, M.A.C.P., dean of the School of Medicine and vice president for medical affairs.


Grant will train medical residents to spot substance abuse

November 12, 2008

Hundreds of medical residents at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will learn to recognize substance abuse problems as they develop and to intervene quickly and effectively, thanks to a recently awarded federal grant.


One-woman play about America’s first doctor takes stage tonight

November 3, 2008

A Lady Alone. Elizabeth Blackwell: First American Woman Doctor, a one-woman play about the first woman to graduate from medical school in the United States and the first female doctor of medicine in the modern era.


UT Health Science Center to host high school students at ‘Freaky Friday’ health professions event Oct. 31

October 31, 2008

Through three hands-on labs, a group of students from Lyndon B. Johnson, Hebbronville and Bruni high schools will study the human brain, learn about other parts of the body via plastinated specimens (body parts preserved in plastic) and sew up wounds on simulation practice arms.


Cigarroa to leave UT Health Science Center San Antonio presidency after 2009 legislative session, successor’s naming

October 31, 2008

Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., today announced his intention to step down as president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in September 2009 after appointment of a successor.


UT Health Science Center’s Laredo Campus Extension to hold Halloween health education event on Oct. 31

October 27, 2008

The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio is holding a spooky special event, “Freaky Friday,” to give area high school students an introduction to the health sciences through hands-on learning activities.


New study seeks to predict if or when early prostate cancer will turn aggressive

October 24, 2008

The Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has begun enrolling participants in a national study that aims to better target treatment of cancer by identifying and validating biomarkers of high-risk prostate cancer.


2008 San Antonio Express-News Book & Author Luncheon Benefits Cancer Research

October 24, 2008

More than $1.8 million has been raised over the fundraiser’s 16-year history.


Showing page: 433