Health Disparities

Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos Conference set

October 24, 2017

Latinos are expected to face a 142 percent rise in cancer cases in coming years

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May 5, 2017

Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, is first nurse and non-physician to be named acting to the post.

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April 5, 2017

A new UT Health San Antonio study found that Latinos with liver cancer had much higher levels of aflatoxins than those without liver cancer.

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UT Health San Antonio endorses HPV vaccination

January 11, 2017

The Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) of UT Health San Antonio is uniting today, Jan. 11, with all the other National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers in the U.S. in issuing a joint statement urging parents to have their children immunized against human papillomavirus (HPV) and encouraging physicians to recommend it.

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December 7, 2016

Salud America!, a part of UT Health San Antonio, has concluded that sugary drinks are putting Latino kids at a high risk of obesity and obesity-related illnesses.

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Erase Cancer
November 11, 2016

Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.Ph., an internationally recognized expert in cancer health disparities research at UT Health San Antonio, has received the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Distinguished Lecture on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities award.

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