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Balancing life with laughter at the Cancer Center Council’s 19th Annual Spring Luncheon

March 27, 2012

Humor and balance — in this case, juggling — are the ways Scott Burton copes with life. It also helped him cope with the cancer diagnosis he was given almost 20 years ago.


Nursing dean voted president-elect of American Association of Colleges of Nursing

March 27, 2012

Eileen T. Breslin, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean of the School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been chosen president-elect of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).


Regenerative Medicine Symposium convenes S.A., Chinese researchers Monday

March 22, 2012

Honored guest presenters from the National Tissue Engineering Research Center of China — Yilin Cao, M.D., Ph.D., director, and Wei Liu, M.D., Ph.D., chief scientific officer — and speakers from the UT Health Science Center, U.S. Army Institute for Surgical Research, Southwest Research Institute, The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), Kinetic Concepts Inc., and the Texas Biomedical Research Institute


Physician to speak on critical role of primary care providers

March 19, 2012

Primary Care Week, a student-led effort that celebrates the importance of primary care providers to the health care system, culminates in a keynote address by James L. Holly, M.D., a family physician who advocates for a patient-centered approach.


Nanotherapy: tiny tools hit brain tumors with big radiation

March 19, 2012

Health Science Center researchers prepare clinical trial that will use fat-enclosed nanoparticles to irradiate just the right spot


Harlingen study seeks to motivate breast cancer survivors to get fit

March 9, 2012

Do encouraging, personalized messages, received on a regular basis, inspire women to exercise after they’ve been treated for breast cancer?


On Match Day, medical students learn where residency training will take them

March 9, 2012

Match Day, a geographic raffle that tells new doctors where their medical careers will be launched. It could be anywhere from New York to Hawaii, Florida to Alaska – fourth-year medical students won’t know until they open the envelopes.


Cures for cancer in nature lecture tonight

March 8, 2012

A free public lecture on the research into the potentially curative powers of plants, part of a series of presentations on cancer prevention and treatment at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio


School of Health Professions sponsors conference on the many issues of aging

March 8, 2012

A physician and author from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio who has been featured on radio talk shows and in newspapers across the U.S. will be the luncheon keynote speaker for a conference on managing the issues in aging.


School of Health Professions sponsors conference on the many issues of aging

March 8, 2012

A physician and author from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio who has been featured on radio talk shows and in newspapers across the U.S. will be the luncheon keynote speaker for a conference on managing the issues in aging.


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