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Leukemia, lymphoma squarely in sights of new class of drugs

December 6, 2019

UT Health San Antonio researchers, working with collaborators at the University of Florida, have discovered a safe and potent next generation of drugs to fight multiple types of leukemia and lymphoma in adults and children. The journal Nature Medicine reported the findings Dec. 2. “This is a new class of drugs called PROTACs that target […]



Dr. Burma honored by Society for NeuroOncology

December 2, 2019

Sandeep Burma, Ph.D., professor of neurosurgery and of biochemistry and structural biology, received the Award for Excellence in Adult Basic Science at the Society for NeuroOncology Annual Meeting in Phoenix in November. The award, sponsored by the National Brain Tumor Society, was given for Dr. Burma’s research on the role of senescent astrocytes in promoting […]


KENS 5: An innovative way to target breast cancer while avoiding the heart

December 2, 2019

Radiation is a very common way to treat breast cancer. But, while it may rid the body of the disease, it could cause damage to your heart in the long term. Watch the full story at KENS 5


Rivard Report: Why voting ‘Yes’ for Proposition 6 is a good business decision

October 22, 2019

In the recent Texas legislative session, the House and Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill to allow Texans to vote this November on Proposition 6, a bond issue to fund the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. Read the full story at the Rivard Report


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


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