One in three Latinos will face cancer in their lifetime: Conference to address disparities, health inequities

February 17, 2022

Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos event set for Feb. 23-25 Media contact: Steven Lee, (210) 450-3823, On-site contact: Cliff Despres, (210) 562-6517, Written by Cliff Despres, Institute for Health Promotion Research, UT Health San Antonio SAN ANTONIO — With one in three Latinos facing a cancer diagnosis in their lifetime, UT […]

UT Health San Antonio cardio-oncology program recognized as a Center of Excellence

February 8, 2022

Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, SAN ANTONIO – The cardio-oncology program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has been recognized by the International Cardio-Oncology Society as a Center of Excellence, reflecting its exceptionally high level of expertise in cardiovascular care of cancer patients and survivors. Cardio-oncology is a quickly developing […]

Team IDs mechanism underlying rare children’s blood cancer

January 24, 2022

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), reporting this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, identified a mechanism through which two antiviral genes, when mutated, promote a childhood cancer called pediatric myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Scientists at Oklahoma State University and Cornell University collaborated […]

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