New UT School of Public Health is designed specifically for South Texas

October 30, 2023

The University of Texas School of Public Health San Antonio, a strategic collaboration of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and The University of Texas at San Antonio, has begun accepting applications for the first cohort of students in the region’s new Master of Public Health (MPH) graduate degree program.

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UT Health San Antonio opens spine center

October 13, 2023

The Spine Center at UT Health San Antonio is now open, offering complete spine care for adults and children from a team of neurosurgeons, orthopaedic surgeons and specialists in non-operative care for all spine issues.

UT Health San Antonio becomes first civilian center in South Texas to launch FDA-approved radiotherapy treatment for advanced prostate cancer

October 6, 2023

  The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) announces the successful launch of Pluvicto, a radiopharmaceutical used to treat patients with advanced metastatic prostate cancer. Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in March of 2022, Pluvicto is a novel targeted molecular therapy that delivers radiation treatment […]

UT Health San Antonio receives $500,000 Hyundai Hope on Wheels® grants to help fund fight against childhood cancer

September 29, 2023

Elizabeth Orcutt first learned about Li-Fraumeni syndrome — a hereditary cancer predisposition syndrome that increases the risk of certain types of cancers — in October of 2019 after her then 6-year-old daughter Lydia Orcutt woke up feeling unwell. “She was extra, extra cuddly and complained of a stomach ache,” Orcutt recalled. “Her symptoms rapidly escalated […]

UT Health San Antonio offers new services in Converse

September 28, 2023

UT Health San Antonio is now offering obstetrics and gynecology services and maternal-fetal medicine services in Converse at a shared site with University Health. Specialists are equipped to care for women through healthy and high-risk pregnancies. Kristen Plastino, MD, vice chair for clinical operations, and other officials at the ribbon cutting shared information about providing […]

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium registration open

September 28, 2023

Registration is open for the 46th annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, Dec. 5–9, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. Experts will lead symposium discussions on clinical, translational and basic research. Attendees will receive information on experimental biology, etiology, prevention, diagnosis and therapy of breast cancer and premalignant breast disease. Click here to register.