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CPRIT Grant: Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members

August 16, 2017

“Big Data” is a driving force in cancer research today. Sifting through the data from thousands of cancer genomes will help researchers understand what drives cancer, and help them make predictions about therapies that will be most beneficial to indivi …


Texas Public Radio: Zebrafish May Help Scientists Find New Cancer Treatments

August 10, 2017

The key to finding a better way to treat a deadly form of childhood cancer may lie in a tiny fish. An unlikely animal model at UT Health San Antonio is helping scientists figure out how to tackle muscle tumors. Inside a fish lab at the Greehey Children …


Texas Public Radio: Zebrafish May Help Scientists Find New Cancer Treatments

August 10, 2017

The key to finding a better way to treat a deadly form of childhood cancer may lie in a tiny fish. An unlikely animal model at UT Health San Antonio is helping scientists figure out how to tackle muscle tumors. Inside a fish lab at the Greehey Children …


Cancer Knowledge Network: Risk Factors for Decreased Bone Mineral Density in Survivors of Childhood Cancer

August 3, 2017

 Pediatric Blood and Cancer: Risk factors and surveillance for reduced bone mineral density in pediatric cancer survivors.  Between 2003 and 2010, 475 survivors of childhood leukemia and solid tumors (excluding central nervous system tumors) were scree …


Cancer Research: IGFBP7 Deletion Promotes Hepatocellular Carcinoma

August 1, 2017

Maaged Akiel, Chunqing Guo, Xia Li, Devaraja Rajasekaran, Rachel G. Mendoza, Chadia L. Robertson, Nidhi Jariwala, Fang Yuan, Mark A. Subler, Jolene Windle, Dawn K. Garcia, Zhao Lai, Hung-I Harry Chen, Yidong Chen, Shah Giashuddin, Paul B. Fisher, Xiang …


Cancer Knowledge Network: Aging Survivors and Endocrine Disorders

July 27, 2017

 Journal of Clinical Oncology:  Endocrine Abnormalities in Aging Survivors of Childhood Cancer:  A Report From the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.  Researchers in the United States analyzed the frequency of a range of endocrine disorders reported by 1 …


PLOS One: Target specificity, “in vivo” pharmacokinetics, and efficacy of the putative STAT3 inhibitor LY5 in osteosarcoma, Ewing’s sarcoma, and rhabdomyosarcoma

July 27, 2017

Peter Y. Yu , Heather L. Gardner , Ryan Roberts, Hakan Cam, Seethalakshmi Hariharan, Ling Ren, Amy K. LeBlanc, Hui Xiao, Jiayuh Lin, Denis C. Guttridge, Xiaokui Mo, Chad E. Bennett, Christopher C. Coss, Yonghua Ling, Mitch A. Phelps, Peter Houghton, Ch …


UT Health SA Newsroom: Zebrafish model explains how recurring cancer may resist treatment

July 21, 2017

UT Health San Antonio researchers are learning how stem cell biology causes 30 percent of children who have a rare muscle cancer to relapse and not respond to treatment. To do this, the lab of Myron Ignatius, PhD, at UT Health’s Greehey Children’s Canc …


UT Health SA Newsroom: Surprising finding using zebrafish model explains how recurring cancer may resist treatment

July 21, 2017

SAN ANTONIO (July 21, 2017) ― UT Health San Antonio researchers are learning how stem cell biology causes 30 percent of children who have a rare muscle cancer to relapse and not respond to treatment. To do this, the lab of Myron Ignatius, PhD, at UT He …


Cancer Knowledge Network: Cancer Childhood ALL: Increased Survival Leads to a Greater Emphasis on Preserving Neurocognitive Function

July 20, 2017

THE RESEARCH: Neurocognitive Functioning of Children Treated for High-Risk B-Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Randomly Assigned to Different Methotrexate and Corticosteroid Treatment Strategies: A Report From the Children’s Oncology Group.  As part of a cl …


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