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Updated Sept. 26.

During the Biden Cancer Summit this month, former Vice President Joe Biden's wife, Jill, described the brain tumor that killed their son Beau Biden.

"It weakens your body. It takes your speech — even your memories,” she said. “It's persistent."

And, she said, it does its damage quickly.

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A new study finds a San Antonio program designed to inspire Latino students to pursue doctoral degrees and to work in cancer research is having measurable success.

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The Guinness Book of World Records has acknowledged medical robots made at the University of Texas at San Antonio are the tiniest medical robots in the world.

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University of Texas Health San Antonio is changing the name of its cancer center after the Mays Family Foundation committed to a multi-million dollar donation. The foundation has provided a total of $30 million over the last three years.

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More than 15,000 children and adolescents up to 19 years old will receive a cancer diagnosis this year, according to the National Cancer Institute