Cancer

KLRN-TV: Improving therapies for pancreatic cancer

May 7, 2018
 

Pancreatic cancer grows fast and kills quickly. Therapies are few, but a research discovery at UT Health San Antonio may change that.

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IHPR honored with Icons in Healthcare Award

April 18, 2018
 

Congratulations to Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr. P.H., and the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at UT Health Science San Antonio for receiving the Icons in Healthcare Award.

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Pancreatic cancer research method

Injecting gene cocktail into mouse pancreas leads to humanlike tumors

April 5, 2018
 

The groundbreaking technology could revolutionize studies of pancreatic cancer initiation and progression, and spur new drug development.

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Researchers find link between congenital heart defects and adrenal gland cancer

March 29, 2018
 

Team led by Patricia Dahia, M.D., Ph.D., of UT Health San Antonio.

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Mays Cancer Center, School of Nursing hire chief nursing officer

March 20, 2018
 

Dr. Viles joins UT Health San Antonio from MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT Health’s sister institution in The University of Texas System.

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San Antonio Express-News: Latino cancer researchers set course for more study

March 5, 2018
 

This story was published in the San Antonio Express-News March 4. By Elaine Ayala Ask Latinos what disease is most likely to claim their lives, and their answers are likely to be cardiovascular disease or death by diabetes. Wrong. While heart disease remains the leading cause of death for non-Hispanic whites, in 2009 cancer replaced […]

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