Research

Liver cancer prevention project boosts hepatitis C screening and care in safety-net practices

January 28, 2020

Liver cancer prevention project aims to address the rise in Texas liver cancer by building the capacity of primary care settings to screen for HCV infection as well as to manage and treat infected patients through teleconsultation.



Cork tree bark extract, exercise each slow aggressive prostate cancer

January 27, 2020

Study results indicate that the tree bark extract and exercise work equally well, but use different pathways.



Patricia Dahia

Dr. Dahia receives UT System award to expand her research on rare endocrine tumors

January 15, 2020

The $1 million UT System Faculty STARs award will be used to develop a center for the study, diagnosis and treatment planning of patients with endocrine tumors.



Female Patient Being Reassured By Doctor In Hospital Room

Breast Cancer Symposium leads way to new cancer treatments

December 18, 2019

More than 7,000 physicians and researchers from around the world converged in San Antonio to attend the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium® (SABCS®).



KENS 5: How the TORS robotic surgery helps remove tumors from the throat

December 18, 2019

Robotic surgery is quickly becoming the norm in many cancer procedures, thanks to its safety and more successful outcomes. Watch the full story at KENS 5


Ivanhoe: Deep breath hold protects the heart

December 18, 2019

Breathing deeply isn’t just for yoga class.  A specialized method of deep breathing is keeping some breast cancer patients from getting unintended doses of radiation to the heart. Read the full story at Ivanhoe