Cancer

San Antonio Express-News: Jill Biden, in visit to UT Health San Antonio, says education can cut cancer rates

February 24, 2022

First lady Jill Biden toured the Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio, commending the center for its efforts to stem disparities in Latino cancer rates and stressing education for early detection. Her visit was part of the administration’s Cancer Moonshot initiative to cut cancer rates 50% over the next 25 years. Read story […]


First lady Jill Biden speaks at Mays Cancer Center.

First lady Jill Biden visits Mays Cancer Center

February 24, 2022

First lady Jill Biden toured Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio and praised its efforts in addressing disparities in cancer rates among Latinos.



First lady Jill Biden speaks at Mays Cancer Center.

First lady Jill Biden visits Mays Cancer Center, lauds its cancer research and its role in addressing Latino cancer health disparities

February 24, 2022

Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO – First lady Jill Biden toured Mays Cancer Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), and praised its efforts in addressing disparities in cancer rates among Latinos. The visit came on the same day as the opening of the […]



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CPRIT adds $10.9 million to UT Health San Antonio cancer research and prevention efforts

February 18, 2022

UT Health San Antonio is receiving $10.9 million in new research and faculty recruitment awards announced Feb. 16 by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). The statewide cancer agency has now awarded $128.7 million to UT Health San Antonio since 2010. A five-year, $6 million CPRIT Recruitment of Established Investigators award — […]



San Antonio Business Journal: UT Health San Antonio lands nearly $11M in cancer research funding

February 17, 2022

Dr. Gail Tomlinson, Dr. Masahiro Morita, Dr. Alexei Tumanov, Dr. Reuben Harris, Dr. Robert Hromas and Dr. Patrick Sung are quoted or mentioned in this article.   Read More



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, lees22@uthscsa.edu On-site contact: Cliff Despres, (210) 562-6517, despres@uthscsa.edu 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 […]