Mays Cancer Center has large presence at ASCO Annual Meeting

June 6, 2022

Investigators from the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer, are presenting multiple research abstracts at this week’s Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago. Topics and links to abstracts are below. Congratulations to all Mays Cancer Center researchers for this fine work. Impact of […]

Brian Fricke, MD, shares 6 Steps to Starting Exercise After Cancer Treatment

June 6, 2022

In honor of cancer survivor’s month, I thought I would share some tips about getting back to exercise after cancer treatment. I also would encourage anyone battling cancer to read these tips, as early research suggests that physical activity during cancer treatment may improve symptoms related to cancer and its treatment. It may also enhance recovery […]

Brian Fricke, MD

National Academy of Inventors selects Dr. Daruka Mahadevan as Senior Member

December 2, 2021

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Senior Members Selection Committee meets annually to review worthy nominees to be inducted into this prestigious institution. Daruka Mahadevan, MD PhD was selected as a Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors based on his track record of novel inventions of anti-cancer drugs. As a consummate physician-scientist for […]

Why are Latinos Less Likely to Survive Cancer? Two U.S. Cancer Centers to Investigate in First-Of-Its-Kind Study

October 14, 2021

Cancer survivorship is an emerging area of research, yet the survivorship experience differs significantly between racial-ethnic groups. Latinos with cancer, for example, face a challenging survivorship journey marked by advanced disease, poor quality of life, and stressful socioeconomic inequities. The Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, is working […]