Local skin cancer rates higher than national average - KFDA
So many Amarillo residents are finding out they have skin cancer, it exceeds the national average. Hundreds of Amarillo residents are being diagnosed with skin cancer every month.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center says they're seeing around five new patients every week. High Plains Dermatology Center says they're diagnosing around 200 people every month.
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The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosted its 34th Annual Student Research Week March 8-11.
The National Cancer Institute awarded a five-year, $1.9 million grant to C. Patrick Reynolds, M.D., Ph.D., director for the School of Medicine Cancer Center at TTUHSC.
Equip Yourself with Lifesaving Skills – Know How to Stop the Bleed During National Stop the Bleed Month
Brittany Bankhead, M.D., an assistant professor of surgery for the Division of Trauma, Burns and Critical Care at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, said life-threatening bleeding can happen in everyday scenarios.
TTUHSC celebrated the completion of the School of Health Professions Physician Assistant Program expansion May 16 with a ceremonial ribbon cutting.