Cancer

Health Science Center School of Nursing students to Race for Cure

March 9, 2004

They listened to Eileen Lundin, who chronicled the challenges of life after breast cancer.


400 leaders dedicate Children’s Cancer Research Institute

March 2, 2004

More than 400 community leaders, elected officials, university regents, and faculty and staff ushered in a new era of South Texas cancer research Feb. 24 at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio with the dedication of the Children’s Cancer Research Institute (CCRI), a $50 million research facility anchored by the principle that childhood cancer is an excellent model for studying cancer in general.


Von Eschenbach to help dedicate Children’s Cancer Research Institute

February 20, 2004

There could be no more fitting keynote speaker, at the dedication of a new cancer research institute for San Antonio, than a three-time cancer survivor.


Cell biologist is named top 2004 scholar at HSC

February 9, 2004

A San Antonio researcher who studies the orderly – and sometimes not so orderly – process by which the body kills its own cells was awarded The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s top honor Jan. 29.


Professor appointed to American College of Radiology committee

January 14, 2004

Charles R. Thomas, M.D., associate professor and vice chairman of radiation oncology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been appointed to the select, 13-member Patterns-of-Care Gastrointestinal (GI) Committee of the American College of Radiology.


Children’s Cancer Research Institute poised to become one of the greatest

December 9, 2003

Three-hundred South Texas leaders including former Texas Gov. Dolph Briscoe Jr. received a red carpet welcome Nov. 19 to the sneak preview of a stellar $50 million research institute at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC) where top scientists will study the biology of children’s cancer and extend the findings to adult cancer.