NATION: Baby girl's cancer detected in chance discovery - The News-Herald
As families across the United States gather to celebrate Thanksgiving, a young El Paso couple will be extra grateful.
"It was fortuitous that her parents took her in and got the ultrasound and were able to find it, because it was localized only to the adrenal gland and had not spread anywhere else," said Spurbeck, who is also an assistant professor for the Department of Surgery at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. "We were able to take the entire tumor out without having to do a major laparotomy."
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As spring approaches, some people’s thoughts turn to gardening. Whether it’s a flower garden they desire or a vegetable garden want to have, they begin planning what they’ll plant and what they need to do to ensure a successful garden.
A “growth mindset” accepts that our intelligence and talents can develop over time, and a person with that mindset understands that intelligence and talents can improve through effort and learning.
Abstaining from drug abuse and an early diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol) can help prevent heart disease.
The TTU System Board of Regents approved the title of Dean Emeritus for Michael Evans, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, on Feb. 29, in recognition of his distinguished service to the School of Nursing and TTUHSC.
Kendra Rumbaugh, Ph.D., a professor in the TTUHSC School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery, was named as one of the American Academy of Microbiology (AAM) 65 new Fellows for 2024.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Names New School of Medicine Dean and Executive Vice President for Clinical Affairs
John C. DeToledo, M.D., has been named the TTUHSC School of Medicine dean and executive vice president for clinical affairs.