Cancer


Dr. Dahia receives UT System award to expand her research on rare endocrine tumors

January 15, 2020

The $1 million UT System Faculty STARs award will be used to develop a center for the study, diagnosis and treatment planning of patients with endocrine tumors.



Female Patient Being Reassured By Doctor In Hospital Room

Breast Cancer Symposium leads way to new cancer treatments

December 18, 2019

More than 7,000 physicians and researchers from around the world converged in San Antonio to attend the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium® (SABCS®).



KENS 5: How the TORS robotic surgery helps remove tumors from the throat

December 18, 2019

Robotic surgery is quickly becoming the norm in many cancer procedures, thanks to its safety and more successful outcomes. Watch the full story at KENS 5


Ivanhoe: Deep breath hold protects the heart

December 18, 2019

Breathing deeply isn’t just for yoga class.  A specialized method of deep breathing is keeping some breast cancer patients from getting unintended doses of radiation to the heart. Read the full story at Ivanhoe


New drug targets leukemia, lymphoma

December 6, 2019

The class of drugs called PROTAC would treat T-cell malignancies such as T-cell acute leukemia and T-cell lymphoma.


Dr. Burma honored by Society for NeuroOncology

December 2, 2019

Sandeep Burma, Ph.D., professor of neurosurgery and of biochemistry and structural biology, received the Award for Excellence in Adult Basic Science at the Society for NeuroOncology Annual Meeting in Phoenix in November. The award, sponsored by the National Brain Tumor Society, was given for Dr. Burma’s research on the role of senescent astrocytes in promoting […]