Cancer

CTRC recognized as center of excellence for blood cancer, disease

July 18, 2008

The Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has achieved recognition as a Center of Excellence by the Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation.


CTRC leader honored by Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

July 16, 2008

Francis Giles, M.D., of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, was awarded the 2008 Chairman’s Citation for Excellence in Community Service by the South Texas Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.


Dewhurst praises Sosa as Texan of great caliber on Prop 15 Oversight Panel

July 16, 2008

Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst visited The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio today to celebrate the appointment of South Texas media consultant Lionel Sosa to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Oversight Committee.


Cancer Therapy & Research Center expands roster of cancer expertise

July 15, 2008

Three medical oncologists have joined the medical staff of the National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Robot-assisted surgery represents safe, effective option for patients with kidney, bladder, prostate cancers

June 11, 2008

UT Health Science Center, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health Care have removedmore kidney, bladder tumors with the technology than any academic center in Texas.


Cancer survivors heal mind, body and spirit at Annual Wellness Conference

May 16, 2008

The “Surviving and Thriving” Wellness Conference, hosted by The Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio empowers cancer patients, both the newly diagnosed and long-term survivors, and their caregivers to learn how to conquer their fears, manage their symptoms and find inspiration in the words of nationally acclaimed speakers.