Cancer

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.


Cigarroa announces $300 million capital campaign for UTHSC

December 9, 2003

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC) is embarking on its first capital campaign – a $300 million private-public initiative to build a landscape-changing Research Tower in the South Texas Medical Center and recruit leading scientists for it.


UTHSC to co-sponsor conference on Cancer-Induced Bone Diseases

December 2, 2003

t least 300 of the world’s best-known researchers in the field of bone metastasis and myeloma are expected to attend the IVth International Conference on Cancer-Induced Bone Diseases Dec. 7-9 in San Antonio, Texas.