Women’s Health

Breast cancer adjuvant therapy benefit can wax and wane over time, study finds

November 2, 2015

After breast cancer surgery, women are prescribed adjuvant (or follow-up) therapies such as chemotherapy and endocrine drugs to reduce the risk of the cancer returning. It’s been assumed that the treatment effects of these therapies remain constant over time, but a new study from the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio suggests the opposite is true.

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UT Medicine San Antonio presents Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference Nov. 7

October 28, 2015

Information about women’s health, free health screenings and flu shots will be on the agenda.

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Report: No amount of alcohol is safe for pregnant women

October 26, 2015

A new clinical report co-authored by Janet F. Williams, M.D., FAAP, professor of pediatrics in the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, identifies prenatal exposure to alcohol as the leading preventable cause of birth defects and intellectual and neurodevelopmental disabilities in children.

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Study finds autism, ADHD run high in children of chemically intolerant mothers

July 9, 2015

A new study from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio found that mothers with chemical intolerances are two to three times more likely than other women to have a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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You’re Invited: Free Event on June 13 to Explore Women’s Cancer Survivorship, Healing Foods, and More

June 9, 2015

Cancer survivors and healthcare providers are invited to explore diet, intimacy, spirituality, and more at the Women’s Survivorship Summit.

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The fearless female’s guide to hormone therapy, fertility preservation and the latest on reproductive cancers

October 3, 2014

Two female physicians are teaming up to provide a free lecture and Q&A on the topics at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center on Thursday, Oct. 9.

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