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YouTube: National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, “Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Survivor Dr. Greg Aune Discusses Long-Term Cancer Survivorship”

July 2, 2015

At age 16, Greg Aune was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and was successfully cured of his disease after undergoing one year of chemotherapy and radiation treatments. His cancer experience led Dr. Aune down a path to becoming a pediatric oncologist and physician-scientist. In this video, Dr. Aune discusses issues of long-term survivorship care and care […]

YouTube: CPRIT’s Panel Discussion on “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies”

March 27, 2015

“William Rice, Chair of the CPRIT Oversight Committee, moderates a discussion about cancer, with Dr. Greg Aune, Dr. Emil Freireich, Dr. Margaret Kripke, and Dr. Debra Patt, following a screening of Ken Burns’s “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.”     Aune Lab CPRIT – Childhood Cancer

Texas Public Radio: The Source: President’s Precision Medicine Initiative Has San Antonio Connection

February 15, 2015

President Obama announced in his State of the Union Address and followed up with details in late January, a $215 million plan to better design drugs and therapies to work on individual patients rather than average ones. Precision medicine isn’t new, it has been used on cancer patients and other ailments already.

SA Express-News: Childhood cancer survivor active in Obama’s ‘precision medicine’ effort

February 9, 2015

S.A. scientist also a cancer survivor As a childhood cancer survivor, San Antonio pediatric oncologist Greg Aune understood the excitement felt by cancer patients and their families when President Barack Obama announced his “precision medicine” initiative nearly two weeks ago. The groundbreaking initiative — for which Obama has requested an initial $215 million in his […]

YouTube: UT Health SA, “Eliminating Long-term Health Effects in Cancer Survivors – Gregory Aune, MD, PhD”

January 15, 2015

Greehey CCRI Principal Investigator discusses the story that inspired him to pursue a career in childhood cancer research and treatment.     Aune Lab

AACO: Introducing the ACCO’s Newest Board Members

October 1, 2014

Welcome to Dr. Greg Aune and Mr. Clint Janson, ACCO’s Newest Board Members! The ACCO is pleased to introduce Dr. Greg Aune and Mr. Clint Janson as the newest members of our Board of Directors, our volunteer leadership group dedicated to guiding and promoting the ACCO’s role as a grassroots leader in the childhood cancer community. Both Dr. […]

San Antonio Report: Greehey Institute Receives $3.7 Million Cancer Grant

September 26, 2014

A cancer diagnosis is difficult news for anyone, and it can be particularly frightening and heart-wrenching for a family with a cancer-stricken child living in a lower-income area without access to adequate health care. The National Cancer Institute has awarded a $3.7 million grant to the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at the UT Health Science Center to address […]

TPR: $3.7 Million Grant Will Help UTHSCSA Study Children’s Cancer

September 24, 2014

Children’s cancer research in San Antonio is getting a boost from the National Cancer Institute. A new infusion of $3.7 million is dedicated to helping an underserved population in South Texas. South Central Texas is designated is one of 12 sites in the United States with the largest populations of underserved minority children.

UT Health SA Newsroom: Health Science Center pediatric oncologist appointed to national advocacy board

September 22, 2014

The National Cancer Institute has appointed a University of Texas Health Science Center pediatric hematologist-oncologist to its NCI Council of Research Advocates. On Friday, the White House held a closed briefing on pediatric cancer for childhood cancer advocates. During the keynote address, NCI Director Dr. Harold Varmus outlined the NCI commitment to pediatric cancer and […]

St. Baldrick’s: UT Health Science Center Pediatric Cancer Researcher Receives Grant in Groundbreaking Work for Childhood Cancer Survivors

August 13, 2014

UT Health Science Center Pediatric Cancer Researcher Receives Grant in Groundbreaking Work for Childhood Cancer Survivors A pediatric hematologist-oncologist from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has been awarded a grant from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to continue his groundbreaking work into the long-term problems that lifesaving chemotherapy can cause in […]