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Fear not the colonoscopy

May 4, 2012

Colorectal cancer is a major killer in the U.S., but it’s relatively simple to prevent through early screening and detection, the topic of the May 10 free public lecture at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Lowering stress as preventative medicine?

May 1, 2012

MacArthur “genius” speaks on the destructive effects of stress, and considers whether reducing it is a moral obligation


New bereavement outreach effort brings grief workshops to Valley

April 26, 2012

Workshops on grief, both for families and professionals who work closely with them, will be held in the Lower Rio Grande Valley in coming weeks as part of an outreach effort led by the Regional Academic Health Center, a campus of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Refugee-assistance group honored at UT Health Science Center

April 18, 2012

A group of medical, dental, nursing and physician assistant students who volunteered more than 7,000 hours to assist immigrant refugees living in Northwest San Antonio will be honored Thursday evening at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.


Liver cancer in Hispanics linked to diabetes, obesity

April 18, 2012

Researchers in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center are mapping the relationship among these ailments in a paper published online today in the scientific journal PLoS ONE.


Immunotherapy for elderly cancer patients finds new promise in drug combination

April 16, 2012

Cancer is much more likely in the elderly than the young, and their bodies often are less prepared to fight the disease and the often-toxic side effects of treatment.


Personalized cancer treatment pros and cons

April 12, 2012

A free public lecture on what we’re learning about how cancer travels through the body, and the pros and cons of tailoring specific treatments for each patient, part of a series of presentations on cancer prevention and treatment sponsored by the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center


The promise and challenge of personalized cancer treatment

April 10, 2012

Leading researchers at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center will discuss what they’re learning about how cancer travels through the body, and the pros and cons of tailoring specific treatments for each patient, at Thursday’s free public lecture at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center.


UT Health Science Center Regional Campus hosts April 6 conference on healthy aging

April 6, 2012

A UT Health Science Center San Antonio professor and book author who is seeking the secrets of aging in ocean clams, hydra and other species known for their longevity, will be the keynote speaker at the “Aches and Pains of Aging” conference April 6.


Community service at Health Science Center featured at conference, earns federal recognition

April 5, 2012

The innovative ways that students of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio serve the community go on display Thursday, April 5, at the fifth-annual community service learning conference.


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