Cara Gonzales, DDS, Ph.D.

TPR: Oral cancer in the cross hairs at dental school

October 14, 2016

In a lab at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, dental researcher Cara Gonzales, D.D.S., Ph.D., shared some promising news. Read the full story

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NPR: Infection outbreak shines light on water risks at dentists offices

September 20, 2016

When people go to the dentist, they generally expect to leave in better health than when they walked in. Read the full story at National Public Radio

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KSAT 12: New oral cancer treatment used in study shrank tumors in mice by half

September 10, 2016

Oral cancer is a scary diagnosis. Sixty percent of people are diagnosed in a late stage of the disease, meaning their survival rate is below 50 percent. Watch the full story at KSAT 12

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Erase Cancer

Researchers reduce head and neck cancers in mice by 50 percent

September 6, 2016

A multidisciplinary research team at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio has found a new way to treat deadly, late-stage head and neck cancer, reducing tumor size in mouse models by 50 percent in just 14 days. Results were seen in both human cancer cells and in human tumors developed in mice. Cara Gonzales, […]

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El Paso, Inc.: How the dental school deal was done

September 1, 2016

Six months ago, El Paso businessman and philanthropist Woody Hunt was in a meeting with Texas Tech officials. Read the full story at El Paso, Inc.

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UT Dentistry opens Sleep Disorders Center

August 30, 2016

UT Dentistry has opened a new Sleep Disorders Center for the thousands of people with various conditions that adversely affect a good night’s sleep.

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