Cancer

KSAT 12: Breast cancer fact or fiction

October 18, 2019
 

Searching the internet about breast cancer can lead to many false reports and claims. Watch the full story at KSAT 12

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News 4: Support local cancer research by shopping through ‘Cure Cancer Card’ fundraiser

October 16, 2019
 

If you like to shop, there’s a special fundraiser you can take part in to benefit cancer research and cancer patients here in San Antonio. All it requires is a certain card to let you shop at more than 200 stores taking part in the fundraiser. Watch the full story at News 4

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San Antonio research institutions announce partnership in precision therapeutics

October 15, 2019
 

The new San Antonio Partnership for Precision Therapeutics (SA PPT) is being established by UT Health San Antonio, Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas Biomed), the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and Southwest Research Institute (SwRI®).

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Melissa’s breast cancer journey

October 15, 2019
 

For Melissa Stockhoff, wife and mother to three small kids, life moves fast. She grew up in Idaho and made her way across the country before landing in Texas with her family. But in 2015, at the age of 33, her world came to a stop. What started out as a suspicious lump in her […]

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Coveted NCI award comes to Sung, UT Health San Antonio

September 17, 2019
 

UT Health San Antonio biochemist Patrick Sung, D.Phil., one of the world’s leading experts on BRCA1 and BRCA2 cancer biology, has just received a highly competitive National Cancer Institute (NCI) Outstanding Investigator Award. Dr. Sung is the first faculty member in UT Health San Antonio history to capture this prestigious NCI award, which is bestowed […]

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FDA approves new drug to treat a rare blood cancer

September 10, 2019
 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved the first new medication in nearly a decade for patients with myelofibrosis, a rare blood cancer. Ruben Mesa, M.D., FACP, director of the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, was part of the international research team that led development of […]

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