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Welcome to START’s News & Information page.  Here you'll find the latest news releases and articles about START. Take a moment to browse through some of the stories that have been written about START.

November 14th, 2011

START Madrid Receives Spain’s first Accreditation of Excellence Awarded to a Phase I Unit

Hospitales
By: Kelly Morris
START Madrid, which is part of the global START LLC. based in San Antonio, Texas, announced today that it has received Spain’s Certificate of Good Clinical Practice Standards from the Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid. START Madrid is the first and only phase I unit in Spain to receive an accreditation of this kind.
September 19th, 2011

SA-based START opens Phase I Clinical Research Center in Shanghai, creating a new era in world-class cancer research in China

START Shanghai is China’s first Phase I cancer research center to meet the standards of three national regulatory authorities including China's State Food and Drug Administration, the US FDA and the EMEA
September 19th, 2011

START opens cancer center in Shanghai, China

San Antonio Business Journal
By: W. Scott Bailey
South Texas Accelerated Research Therapeutics (START), which operates one of the world’s largest Phase I medical oncology programs, has expanded its presence internationally.
June 5th, 2011

Cancer Conference Yields New Treatments

KSAT 12
By: Jennifer Dodd, KSAT 12 News Reporter
Local Cancer Specialist Joins World's Largest Conference
June 5th, 2011

San Antonio’s START earns high praise at national oncology conference

San Antonio Business Journal
By: W. Scott Bailey
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is conducting its 47th annual conference in Chicago this week and South Texas Accelerated Research Therapeutics (START) has attracted some attention at that gathering.
May 17th, 2011

New Melanoma Drug Showing Positive Results Pill Has Few Side Effects, Significant Results

KSAT 12
By: Jennifer Dodd, KSAT 12 News Reporter
SAN ANTONIO -- At the age of 81, James Cook decided it was time to get a spot behind his ear looked at. "I had a little knot come out on my ear," Cook said.
April 20th, 2011

Genetic tissue testing leads to 'personalized' cancer treatment

KENS 5
By: Wendy Rigby
SAN ANTONIO -- The term “personalized medicine” is taking on a whole new meaning at a San Antonio cancer clinic. START is using genetic profiling of tumors to target experimental therapies. Some of the early results are quite impressive.
March 10th, 2011

US Phase I Trial Group Opens Center in Shanghai—South Texas Accelerated Research Therapeutics, START

Oncology Times
By: Robert H. Carlson
SAN ANTONIO, TX—With pharmaceutical manufacturers clamoring for enrollees for Phase I clinical trials, it makes sense for a San Antonio clinical trials group to open a center in the most populated country in the world.
January 28th, 2011

START to Open China Center

Express News
By: Patrick Danner
It will run trials on early phase oncology drugs.
January 28th, 2011

S.A.'s START Cancer Center Expands to China

KENS 5
By: Wendy Rigby
SAN ANTONIO -- A San Antonio cancer facility is expanding halfway around the world. It’s a first-of-its-kind partnership in China.
January 28th, 2011

SA Company Announcing First-Ever Medical Partnership With China

1200 News Radio WOAI
By: Jim Forsyth
START Center will open first Phase One Cancer trials in China
January 27th, 2011

START will open China's first center for early phase oncology trials

START Shanghai, the newest in START’s global network of Phase I Centers, will give cancer patients in China first-time access to early phase anti-cancer drugs