Research


Study: Radiation may be as good as surgery in treating bladder cancer

June 6, 2017

Radiation therapy may be as good as bladder surgery at helping patients survive advanced bladder cancer, a new UT Health San Antonio study shows.



New breast, brain research among UT Health posters to be presented at ASCO

June 1, 2017

Early results of a first-in-human clinical trial of a new breast cancer drug, and preliminary findings of a new viral treatment for brain cancer are among the posters to be presented by UT Health San Antonio cancer researchers at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting June 2-6 in Chicago. Approximately 15 posters involving more […]



Study: Younger women with breast cancer should lose weight

May 22, 2017

Researchers determined that women younger than age 60 diagnosed with breast cancer who have a genetic risk factor for obesity have a higher risk for gaining weight and therefore should begin a weight-loss program to increase their chance for survival.



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NCI selects UT Health as part of elite cancer research consortium

May 15, 2017

The National Cancer Institute has selected UT Health Cancer Center as one of nine institutional members of the NCI’s elite Cancer Systems Biology Consortium.



Dr. Chatterjee named a Fulbright Scholar

May 12, 2017

Bandana Chatterjee, Ph.D., who has conducted a quarter-century of prostate cancer research at UT Health San Antonio, has been named a Fulbright Scholar.


Dr. Ricardo Aguiar, UT Health San Antonio

Team uncovers novel epigenetic changes in leukemia

May 9, 2017

UT Health San Antonio researchers have discovered epigenetic changes that contribute to one-fifth of cases of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), an aggressive cancer that arises out of the blood-forming cells in bone marrow.