Dr. Larry Holly, Dr. Michael Brennan and Dr. Robert Hromas

Burlington ophthalmologist named Distinguished Alumnus of Long School of Medicine

October 3, 2018
 

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 3, 2018) ― Michael W. Brennan, M.D., a retired comprehensive ophthalmologist from Burlington, N.C., received the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio). Dr. Brennan received the award during a reception Sept. 29 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Joe […]

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President’s Gala honors Peggy and Lowry Mays

October 1, 2018
 

Earlier this year, the Mays Family Foundation increased its legacy gift to the cancer center to $30 million.

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President’s Gala to honor Peggy and Lowry Mays

September 28, 2018
 

SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 28, 2018) ― UT Health San Antonio will honor philanthropists Peggy and Lowry Mays at the annual President’s Gala on Saturday, Sept. 29. With the theme “A Legacy of Caring,” the event also marks the 50th anniversary of the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine and its continued service […]

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UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center to host Biden Cancer Community Summit Sept. 21

September 19, 2018
 

WHAT: UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center is hosting the local meeting of the Biden Cancer Community Summit on Friday, Sept. 21. San Antonio cancer leaders, health care providers, researchers, patients, family members, patient advocates, representatives from cancer-related organizations and the public are invited. The free event will be held Sept. 21. The summit […]

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Cara Gonzales holding a bottle of thymol

Researchers study herbal rinse to treat oral cancer

September 12, 2018
 

Dr. Gonzales and her team recently conducted laboratory and animal research that showed thymol may have merit as a preventive agent and treatment for oral cancer.

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Cara Gonzales holding a bottle of thymol

A mouthwash to treat oral cancer?

September 12, 2018
 

SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 12, 2018) ― Mother Nature has a way of hiding cures for diseases in plants and minerals, awaiting human discovery. This may be the case with thymol, a compound found in several plants, including thyme, oregano, rosemary and bay leaves. “Thymol is already known to have anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties,” […]

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