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Team studies eye lens to understand cell growth and implications for fighting cancer

November 12, 2015

How does a protein called connexin put the clamps on cancer? Researchers in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio today reported an explanation.


1,500 teens to get hands-on introduction to health careers at UT Health Science Center’s Science Expo

November 11, 2015

The 2015 Health Professions Fair & Science Expo will introduce high school and college students to the wide range of health-related and biomedical professions open to them.


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Report: No amount of alcohol safe for pregnant women

November 4, 2015

A new clinical report co-authored by Janet F. Williams, M.D., FAAP, professor of pediatrics in the School of Medicine at the Health Science Center, identifies prenatal exposure to alcohol as the leading preventable cause of birth defects and intellectual and neurodevelopmental disabilities in children.


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Report: Time can change benefits of therapies

November 4, 2015

After breast cancer surgery, women are prescribed adjuvant (or follow-up) therapies such as chemotherapy to reduce the risk of the cancer returning. It’s been assumed that the treatment effects of these therapies remain constant over time, but a new study from the CTRC suggests the opposite is true.


Breast cancer adjuvant therapy benefit can wax and wane over time, study finds

November 2, 2015

After breast cancer surgery, women are prescribed adjuvant (or follow-up) therapies such as chemotherapy and endocrine drugs to reduce the risk of the cancer returning. It’s been assumed that the treatment effects of these therapies remain constant over time, but a new study from the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio suggests the opposite is true.


Childhood cancer and blood disorders patients, survivors invited to free college and career fair on Saturday, Nov. 7

November 2, 2015

Young patients and survivors age 14 and up, along with their parents and siblings, are invited to the Childhood Cancer & Blood Disorders College and Career Fair this weekend.


UT Medicine San Antonio presents Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference Nov. 7

October 28, 2015

Information about women’s health, free health screenings and flu shots will be on the agenda.


Report: No amount of alcohol is safe for pregnant women

October 26, 2015

A new clinical report co-authored by Janet F. Williams, M.D., FAAP, professor of pediatrics in the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, identifies prenatal exposure to alcohol as the leading preventable cause of birth defects and intellectual and neurodevelopmental disabilities in children.


S.A. Express-News Book & Author Luncheon Thursday features five authors, benefits CTRC

October 20, 2015

The 23nd Annual San Antonio Express-News Book & Author Luncheon benefits the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Cancer Therapy & Research Center studies to be presented at American Society for Radiation Oncology Oct. 18-21

October 16, 2015

Research projects focus on improving treatment benefit while sparing normal tissues; CTRC volunteer to be honored.


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