‘Living Beyond Cancer A-Z Symposium,’ scheduled Jan. 8, is postponed until a later date

December 20, 2021
 

Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO – The “Living Beyond Cancer A-Z: A Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health Antonio MD Anderson Symposium,” originally scheduled for Jan. 8, has been postponed until a later date. More information will be provided soon. The below includes information from the original press release: The event is […]




Overlooked for decades, mast cells may explain many mysterious environmental illnesses

December 9, 2021
 

A newly published paper provides a long-sought link between environmental exposures and conditions like Gulf War syndrome, breast implant illness, chemical intolerance and possibly even long-haul COVID-19. This discovery represents a major step toward improved diagnosis, treatment and prevention.




Overlooked for decades, mast cells may explain many mysterious environmental illnesses

December 2, 2021
 

New paper provides plausible biological mechanism for chemical intolerance Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO – A newly published paper provides a long-sought link between environmental exposures and conditions like Gulf War syndrome, breast implant illness, chemical intolerance and possibly even long-haul COVID-19. This discovery represents a major step toward improved diagnosis, treatment and […]




UT Health San Antonio provides HOPE to nursing home dental patients

November 30, 2021
 

Dentists, hygienists and dental public health residents provide general dentistry services to nursing homes, free of charge for those without coverage.




UT Health San Antonio provides HOPE to nursing home dental patients

November 30, 2021
 

Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO – Mary Vermersch had to have all her upper and lower teeth removed, and partial dentures haven’t worked well for her since. She is among a slice of Texas nursing home residents unable to qualify for complete dentures under any governmental dental program, and private dental insurance either […]




Robotic surgical approach provides faster recovery for testicular cancer patients

November 19, 2021
 

The newer procedure is called robotic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection, or robotic RPLND. Although the procedure has been previously reported, Mays Cancer Center developed technical improvements to make it safer, more effective and applicable in new indications.