Cancer

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

June 10, 2019
 

Researchers at UT Health San Antonio, in collaboration with the University of Texas at San Antonio, have developed a new class of drugs called capsazepine analogs, which bear structural similarities to capsaicin. In preclinical testing on mice, the drugs have shown promise in dramatically reducing the size of tumors. See the Express-News coverage of this […]

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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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