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UT Health SA Newsroom: CPRIT awards millions to UT Health San Antonio

August 18, 2018

Cancer prevention programs and initiatives to recruit faculty to UT Health San Antonio got a $3.5 million boost from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). The awards, announced Aug. 16, bringing total funding to UT Health San …


STAR Act is a victory for children with cancer

August 8, 2018


UT Health SA Newsroom: UT Health San Antonio physician-researcher contributes to international screening guidelines for rare pediatric cancers

August 2, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 2, 2017) ―Approximately 10 percent of childhood cancer can be attributed to genetics. While genomic analysis has been used for some time to identify the risk of inherited cancer in adults, scientists are now using genomic analysis to …


Journal of Clinical Oncology: Cardiovascular Disease in Survivors of Childhood Cancer: Insights Into Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Prevention

July 20, 2018

Abstract REFERENCES Cardiovascular disease (CVD), which includes cardiomyopathy/heart failure, coronary artery disease, stroke, pericardial disease, arrhythmias, and valvular and vascular dysfunction, is a major concern for long-term survivors of child …


Express-News: STAR Act is a victory for children with cancer

June 13, 2018

Express-News: STAR Act is a victory for children with cancer Published On: June 13, 2018 Shared by contributor By Gregory J. Aune, M.D., Ph.D. For the Express-News President Donald Trump’s signing of the Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access …


SA Express-News: STAR Act is a victory for children with cancer

June 10, 2018

Through the efforts of Drs. Peter Houghton and Gail Tomlinson, we have two well-established blood and tumor tissue biorepositories, with biospecimens collected from more than 500 mostly Hispanic children with cancer in the South Texas region. These bio …


Fraternal Order of Eagles: People Helping People

May 18, 2018

2016-17 Texas State Presidents Ron Poling and Rachel Graham were proud to present a check for $50,000 to Dr. Houghton, Director of the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Ron and …


Cancer Today Magazine: Supporting Survivors Panel of experts discuss survivorship challenges and potential areas for study. (Aune Lab)

April 17, 2018

AMID RESEARCH SYMPOSIA dedicated to precise and exacting approaches to cancer—such as targeted therapies, checkpoint inhibitors and genomic testing—the American Association for Cancer Research brought together seven experts to characterize a complex to …


Technology Networks: Link Discovered Between BRCA1 Protein and Aggressive Pediatric Cancer

March 8, 2018

Scientists with the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at UT Health San Antonio have discovered a surprising connection between a breast cancer protein, BRCA1, and pediatric cancer called Ewing sarcoma. Their findings, reported March 7 in the …


UT Health SA Newsroom: Greehey Institute team finds link between BRCA1 and Ewing sarcoma

March 7, 2018

A mutant oncogene in Ewing traps BRCA1 and prevents it from repairing genetic damage. Scientists with the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at UT Health San Antonio have discovered a surprising connection between a breast cancer protein, BRC …