Women’s Health


UT Health Science Center San Antonio co-sponsors international breast cancer symposium Dec. 6-10

December 5, 2016
 

More than 7,000 oncologists, cancer researchers and patient advocates will converge on San Antonio Dec. 6-10 for the 39th San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. Among them will be researchers and oncologists from the Cancer Therapy & Research Center of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, which founded the conference in 1978.

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Thousands to gather for breast cancer symposium

December 5, 2016
 

More than 7,000 oncologists, cancer researchers and patient advocates will converge on San Antonio Dec. 6-10 for the 39th San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.

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Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference set for Nov. 5

October 11, 2016
 

UT Medicine San Antonio is holding its second annual Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference. The free event is open to women of all ages. The conference will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute, 8403 Floyd Curl Drive.

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Insect repellent containing DEET best for pregnant women

July 1, 2016
 

As people plan more outdoor activities this summer, some pregnant women may be wondering which insect repellent will protect them the best against Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitos, whose bites are the primary cause of Zika virus. The virus has caused brain abnormalities in babies developing in the womb.

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CTRC scientists report new insights about BRCA1 gene

March 4, 2016
 

Scientists from the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) in San Antonio on March 4 published work that provides deeper insight into how the Angelina Jolie gene, BRCA1, functions in normal breast tissue and how its loss results in breast cancer.

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Vine Report: New function discovered for BRCA1 gene

February 25, 2016
 

A new study, published in the journal Nature Communications, discovered a new function for the BRCA1 gene, which is associated to the development of breast cancer. Read the full story at Vine Report

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