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TPR: The Source: Colon cancer mortality rates down

March 24, 2016

For a long time, a diagnosis of colon cancer was a near death sentence. In the past 15 years both the mortality rate as well as the incidence of colon cancer has dropped significantly.



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CTRC Clinical Trials: Brain Tumors

March 21, 2016

On March 9, Texas Public Radio and the Health Science Center’s Cancer Therapy & Research Center presented Clinical Trials at the CTRC as part of TPR’s Think Health Science series. The speaker was Andrew Brenner, M.D., Ph.D.



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HSC partners to bring more bioscience industry to San Antonio

March 3, 2016

Supporting the growth of the bioscience industry in our region, the Health Science Center in 2010 awarded a $500,000 incentive grant to bring InCube Labs to San Antonio from San Jose, California. The city of San Antonio, Bexar County, the Texas Research and Technology Foundation and UTSA also partnered in this successful effort. The work continues to pay off today.



Military Health External Advisory Committee

Advisory committee formed for Military Health Institute

March 2, 2016

An External Advisory Committee for the Health Science Center’s Military Health Institute, comprised of military health experts from across the country, has been formed. The committee held its inaugural meeting Feb. 26 in San Antonio.



Alzheimers Couple

Donors sustain Alzheimer’s institute momentum

February 23, 2016

With several million dollars in new gifts, momentum continues to grow for the Biggs Institute for Alzheimer and Neurodegenerative Diseases launched in September by the Health Science Center.



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Learn how to prevent colon cancer

February 23, 2016

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. The colon and rectal team of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center and UT Medicine are gearing up for an entire month of education, support and awareness to inform the public about colon cancer facts and prevention.