Cancer

Express-News: San Antonio researchers check synthetic version of capsaicin — the heat in chile peppers — for cancer-killing effects

June 10, 2019
 

By Lauren Caruba, San Antonio Express-News It’s known for giving chile peppers their spice, causing a burning sensation in any tissue it comes in contact with. But the properties of capsaicin could have a deeper significance. The relationship between pain and capsazepine, a synthetic version of the naturally occurring compound, was what led San Antonio […]

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Pediatric oncologist: Cure the patient, yes, but cure without damage

June 6, 2019
 

Pediatric oncologist and researcher Gregory Aune, M.D., Ph.D., tells the story of his favorite patient, a teenage boy some 30 years ago who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

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Summer is coming. Practice safe sun

May 22, 2019
 

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month.

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News 4: Asher’s Avengers: hospital helps young boy fighting rare cancer

March 27, 2019
 

“Asher has a cancer called Rhabdomyosarcoma,” says Dr. Aaron Sugalski of UT Health San Antonio. “It’s a cancer of the muscles, and his happens to be located in one of the muscles right behind his eye.” Read the story

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Greehey researcher receives UT System’s Rising STARs award

February 26, 2019
 

Dr. Zheng has extensive experience in the development of computational tools and mining of high-throughput datasets.

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UT Health San Antonio researchers awarded $3 million for cancer studies

February 22, 2019
 

UT Health San Antonio faculty researchers will receive $3 million in new grants announced Feb. 21 by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).

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