Our breast cancer team offers access to the country’s most advanced treatment options and clinical trials. We are a multidisciplinary team of physicians, surgeons and radiation oncologists that are focused on prevention, early detection and treatment of breast cancer.
We are an NCI-designated research center that moves laboratory discoveries into viable patient treatment options. Our research saves lives. We have been involved in the development of multiple cancer therapies now used worldwide. Our research scientists work with our clinical care physicians to develop cutting-edge therapies for our patients and their families. We train the next generation of cancer researchers through post-doctoral, graduate and college programs and high school mentorships.
Join the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) as we share updates and discuss efforts to accelerate progress in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care.
South Texas is called the hotbed of skin cancer for a reason. In June, there are nearly 280 hours of sunshine, and a peak of 308 in August.
That’s a lot of UV radiation exposure.
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the U.S., with more than 2 million Americans diagnosed each year. While melanoma isn’t as common, accounting for only 2 percent of all skin cancers, it is the most deadly. view more
The doctors and staff at the UT Health Science Center’s Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute are celebrating its latest grant, a $10.9 million donation from Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
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The Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio will host the Cancer Moonshot Summit from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 29. Vice President Joe Biden last month called for summits to take place across the country on June 29, convening individuals and organizations under the national charge to double the rate of progress toward a cure. view more