Cancer

Alamo Ovarian Cancer Alliance honors late president with donation to CTRC

April 28, 2008

Her mission was simple – to raise awareness of ovarian cancer by educating women about the disease and support research to help fight the “silent killer.”


New anti-cancer agent disrupts blood flow to tumors, starving them but sparing healthy cells

April 15, 2008

The Institute for Drug Development, a division of The Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, announced the results of a new phase I clinical study on NPI-2358, a targeted anti-cancer agent designed to rapidly disrupt blood flow to the tumor mass, causing tumor death.


Cancer Survivors Heal Mind, Body And Spirit At Annual Wellness Conference

April 9, 2008

After a diagnosis of cancer, many patients and their families can think of little else but the word “cancer.”


Minimally invasive surgery a new option for early stage lung cancer patients

March 25, 2008

Lobectomies are the “gold standard surgery” for early stage lung cancer, but a new, minimally invasive surgical procedure that entails no great trauma to the chest wall is helping patients recover more quickly and without as much pain as the traditional operation.


Dr. Francis J. Giles Receives Irish Medical Science Award CTRC at The UT Health Science Center physician honored internationally for his clinical and research efforts in the treatment of cancer

March 3, 2008

The Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio announced today that Francis J. Giles, MD, MB, FRCPI, FRCPath, has been honored as the recipient of the Medtronic Award at the National University of Ireland Galway Alumni Awards Gala.


Cancer Center Council Annual Spring Luncheon

February 28, 2008

The Cancer Center Council, in support of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The UT Health Science Center, presents the Fifteenth Annual Spring Luncheon featuring Dr. Dan Shapiro.