Erase Cancer
August 2, 2017
 

SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 2, 2017) ―Approximately 10 percent of childhood cancer can be attributed to genetics. While genomic analysis has been used for some time to identify the risk of inherited cancer in adults, scientists are now using genomic analysis to identify genetic risk factors and to diagnose cancer at an early age in children. […]

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July 21, 2017
 

UT Health San Antonio researchers are learning how stem cell biology causes 30 percent of children who have a rare muscle cancer to relapse and not respond to treatment.

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July 21, 2017
 

SAN ANTONIO (July 21, 2017) ― UT Health San Antonio researchers are learning how stem cell biology causes 30 percent of children who have a rare muscle cancer to relapse and not respond to treatment. To do this, the lab of Myron Ignatius, Ph.D., at UT Health’s Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute, is using zebrafish. […]

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July 19, 2017
 

SAN ANTONIO (July 19, 2017) ― With temperatures rising and little rain in sight, San Antonians are getting an extreme dose of sunshine. With that comes an increased risk of skin cancer, the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. UT Health Cancer Center, part of UT Health San […]

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Pilot program to aid caregivers in military families

July 3, 2017
 

UT Health San Antonio is launching a 12-week pilot program to provide telehealth counseling for caregivers in 50 military families.

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Strengthening military caregivers is new program’s goal

July 3, 2017
 

Pilot program funded by USAA will serve 50 families with goal of expanding nationally SAN ANTONIO (July 3, 2017) ― On the Fourth of July and every day, we honor our nation’s armed forces personnel who sacrificed their health and even life itself for our freedom. At home, many of our wounded warriors live with […]

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