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  • Serious as a Heart Attack When it Comes to Excellence in Cardiac Care

    September 14, 2012
    University Hospital is one of 164 hospitals to earn Platinum Award for heart attack care.
  • $1.75 Million Grant Will Help Screen More Women for Breast Cancer

    August 03, 2012
    A $1.75 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) will help break down barriers to breast cancer screening and enable more Bexar County women to receive mammograms. The award, announced August 2, enables University Health System to further expand its highly successful A Su Salud health promotion and outreach program to battle the increasing rates of breast cancer among Bexar County women. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women and the 2nd...
  • University Health System Receives $2.86 Million for Cervical Cancer Prevention and Awareness

    January 25, 2012
    Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting women in the United States. In 2011, an estimated 1,219 Texas women were diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer and 378 women died of the disease, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. The best defense is early detection and, thanks to a grant totaling $2,861,547 from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), University Health System will have increased resources to screen, educate and...
  • $1.2 Million in Grants Will Help More People get Screened for Colorectal Cancer

    February 08, 2011
    For Immediate Release Contact: Leni Kirkman, Julie Wiley Phone: 210-358-2335/Pager: 203-3300 Colorectal cancer is the fourth most commonly diagnosed cancer in Bexar County and the second leading cause of cancer death. The best defense is early detection and, thanks to two grants totaling $1,214.149 from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), University Health System will have increased resources to educate and screen more people in Bexar County. Screening is key to...
  • University Health System Receives Stroke Certification

    June 10, 2010
    When a life is in jeopardy because of a car crash or other serious injury, most people know the trauma care experts are at University Hospital, the lead Level I Trauma Center for Bexar County and all of South Texas. Now, following an extensive review process, University Hospital is also certified to provide a high level of expertise for stroke patients.
  • San Antonio Receives Two New CPRIT Cancer Prevention Grants

    March 10, 2010
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact Ellen Read 512-305-8483
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