Cancer

Express-News: STAR Act is a victory for children with cancer

June 13, 2018
 

The signing of the Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access and Research, or STAR, Act represents a significant legislative achievement in the ongoing battle to improve outcomes for children afflicted with cancer.

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WOAI Radio: New Guidelines Suggest Earlier Colonoscopies

June 8, 2018
 

New research indicates that younger men and women need to start thinking about scheduling a colonoscopy, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports. Read the full story at WOAI Radio

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CPRIT grant helps recruit top DNA repair scientist

May 17, 2018
 

Dr. Sung’s discoveries have increased understanding of how DNA can repair damage induced by radiation, carcinogens and other causes.

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Study: Gemcitabine helps prevent recurrence of low-grade bladder cancer

May 16, 2018
 

A multi-institution clinical trial involving researchers from UT Health San Antonio shows significantly lower recurrence of bladder cancer in patients who received the chemotherapy drug gemcitabine.

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ASCO Post: Doctoring is a family tradition for medical oncologist Virginia G. Kaklamani, M.D.

May 14, 2018
 

Virginia G. Kaklamani, M.D., professor of hematology/oncology at the Mays Cancer Center and leader of the center’s breast cancer program, was born and reared in Athens, Greece, where both her parents were physicians. Read her story

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KLRN-TV: Improving therapies for pancreatic cancer

May 7, 2018
 

Pancreatic cancer grows fast and kills quickly. Therapies are few, but a research discovery at UT Health San Antonio may change that.

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