Cancer

Atrium at Children’s Cancer Research Institute named for Loefflers

October 8, 2004

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio honored former U.S. Rep. and University of Texas System Regent Tom Loeffler and his wife, Nancy, on Oct. 8 with the naming of the Loeffler Atrium at the Health Science Center’s new Children’s Cancer Research Institute.


Health Science Center publishes Web database of clinical studies

October 5, 2004

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has begun publishing descriptions of its clinical studies on the World Wide Web.


These gaps don’t sell blue jeans, they allow cells to communicate

September 7, 2004

Humans have them. Dogs have them. So does the earthworm. So do sponges, sea anemones and jellyfish.


South Texas men have chance to march for prostate cancer awareness

August 10, 2004

On Saturday, Sept. 4, hundreds of men will get together at the Alamodome in downtown San Antonio, but it won’t be for a football game, outdoors show, power tool exhibition or monster tractor pull.


Pair of proteins said to be predictive of poor outcome in prostate cancer

August 10, 2004

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have identified two proteins that, when measured in tumors post-operatively, appear to represent a stronger marker for prostate cancer progression than the multiple risk factors used to predict death from coronary heart disease.


Dental diagnostic science opens new lab for oral cancer research

August 3, 2004

The dental diagnostic science division of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio hosted an open house July 20 in honor of the new departmental research laboratory dedicated to oral cancer research.