Research


Thousands to gather for breast cancer symposium

December 5, 2016

More than 7,000 oncologists, cancer researchers and patient advocates will converge on San Antonio Dec. 6-10 for the 39th San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.




$2.3 million grant to help diagnose Alzheimer’s, other diseases

November 29, 2016

The John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation, a fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation, on Nov. 1 announced a three-year, $2.3 million grant to UT Health San Antonio for high-powered radiological equipment to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related conditions.




Study: Veterans with epilepsy more at risk of death

November 28, 2016

U.S. Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans with epilepsy were more than twice as likely to die between 2011 and 2015 as were similar veterans without epilepsy.




Study finds talk therapy for civilians with PTSD effective for military

November 23, 2016

A leading talk therapy for civilians with post-traumatic stress disorder, known as Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), also is effective for many who suffer from combat-related PTSD.




TPR: SA Cancer Foundation pledges $17 million to CTRC

November 22, 2016

The San Antonio Cancer Foundation is pledging $17 million to support the new affiliation between the University of Texas Health Science Center’s Cancer Therapy and Research Center and M-D Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.



Video Extra: UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center announcement

November 21, 2016

The affiliation agreement announcement between UT Health San Antonio and its Cancer Therapy and Research Center and the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center was Nov. 1.