UT Health San Antonio offers summer program for people with aphasia

April 1, 2022

Although stroke is the most common cause, aphasia can also occur due to traumatic brain injury or neurodegenerative disorders. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at UT Health San Antonio is hosting a summer program to help people with aphasia improve their communication skills.

Speech-language pathology is the best treatment for aphasia.

Oral Cancer Awareness month: What you need to know

March 31, 2022

The UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry has partnered with The Oral Cancer Foundation to host The San Antonio Oral Cancer Walk on Saturday, April 23, in observance of the 22nd Annual Oral Cancer Awareness Month.

Thoracic surgery team achieves highly coveted ranking for lung, esophageal cancer outcomes

March 10, 2022

The UT Health San Antonio Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery has earned a distinguished three-star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for its patient care and lung and esophageal cancer resection outcomes. The three-star rating denotes the highest category of quality and places the department among the elite for general thoracic surgery.

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Mays Cancer Center studies help spur leukemia drug’s approval

March 3, 2022

The FDA has approved pacritinib for myelofibrosis patients with low platelet counts. Investigators at the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, played a lead role in gaining U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of pacritinib to treat the chronic leukemia known as myelofibrosis. The FDA granted accelerated approval of the […]

Cancer Patient with Cap Photo