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Prevention of Cancer is Possible

February 9, 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 tomorrow he’ll discuss how in a free public lecture.


2nd member in Alzheimer’s toxic duo identified

February 7, 2011

Finding could lead to novel drugs that prevent or slow the disease


Deadline Feb. 28 to submit abstracts for Summer Institute on Evidence-Based Practice, Improvement Science Summit

February 3, 2011

Health care professionals, scientists, educators and administrators interested in presenting their research at the Summer Institute for Evidence-Based Practice and the Improvement Science Summit have until Feb. 28 to submit abstracts for consideration.


UT Health Science Center to host healthy aging conference March 4

February 2, 2011

A UT Health Science Center San Antonio physician and author who has been featured on radio talk shows and in newspapers across the U.S. will be the keynote speaker for the UT Health Science Center’s second annual healthy aging conference on March 4.


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


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