Cancer

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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Rivard Report: Cancer death rates continue to fall, but obesity-related cancers on the rise

January 14, 2019
 

Dr. Ruben Mesa, director of the UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Dr. Michael Liss, assistant professor of urology at UT Health San Antonio, are both quoted as cancer experts in this story. Read the story here

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San Antonio Business Journal: UT Health SA completes major cancer center renovation

January 10, 2019
 

UT Health San Antonio has completed a major renovation of its cancer research and treatment facilities and appears poised to take advantage of an affiliation with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, which was announced just over two years ago. Note: A subscription may be needed to view this story. Read […]

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Erase Cancer

Living Beyond Cancer A-Z Symposium

December 10, 2018
 

Cancer survivors, cancer patients, friends, family and caregivers are invited to this free event Jan. 12.

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