Cancer

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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Gail Tomlinson, Letitia Thompson and Michaell Huber

Health professionals urged to endorse HPV vaccination

February 21, 2019
 

“I only wonder how my life would have been different if I’d had the HPV vaccination,” said Liz Kapeel, 27, a graduate of Texas State University who now works in Austin. The young woman was diagnosed with cervical cancer at age 25 and has received extensive treatment. She described her experiences at the “2019 HPV […]

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Bradley Brimhall and Edward Medina

UT Health San Antonio, SwRI researchers win cancer detection challenge

February 13, 2019
 

UT Health San Antonio pathologists and Southwest Research Institute engineers placed first in an international challenge to develop an automated method to detect breast cancer tumor cells. They trained a computer algorithm previously used for automotive, robotics and defense applications to identify cancer cells for the BreastPathQ: Cancer Cellularity Challenge. The American Association of Physicists […]

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Symposium educates public on the cancer journey

January 18, 2019
 

The importance of exercise, a healthful diet, prayer/meditation and social support during the cancer journey were some of the take-away messages.

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