Cancer

Local prostate cancer specialist selected to lead national committee

February 28, 2008

The Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio is pleased to announce Ian Thompson, M.D., director of the CTRC genitourinary clinic and professor and chairman of the Department of Urology at The UT Health Science Center School of Medicine, has been selected to serve as a co-chair for the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Genitourinary Steering Committee.


New UT Health Science Center medicine chairman plans to build key areas, including oncology, cardiology

February 20, 2008

L. David Hillis, M.D., the recently appointed chairman of the Department of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, assumed his duties in January.


Prostate cancer research study compares standard treatment to controversial watchful waiting option

February 8, 2008

With an estimated 1 in 6 American men being diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lives and only 1 in 35 estimated to die of the disease*, some researchers are questioning how many of those men are receiving treatment and impairing their quality of life unnecessarily.


Cigarroa praises benefactors’ ‘generous and lasting statement’

January 30, 2008

Cigarroa praises benefactors’ ‘generous and lasting statement’ .


UT System Board of Regents approves merger

December 10, 2007

The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System today authorized the acquisition of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Consummation of the acquisition is subject to completion of the UT System’s due diligence and transition plans.


Muralidhar Beeram, M.D., to speak at Breast Council Cancer Update

October 10, 2007

Muralidhar Beeram, M.D., to speak at Breast Council Cancer Update.