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 […]


The Mays Cancer Center team is growing!

October 6, 2021
 

Join us in welcoming our new faculty members in radiation oncology, medical oncology and surgical oncology. Carissia Calvo-Strube, MD Carissia Calvo-Strube, MD, joins the team at Mays Cancer Center as an assistant professor within the  Division of Surgical Oncology. She is a fellowship-trained breast surgical oncologist who specializes in the surgical management of benign breast […]


Q&A: On Transforming Diagnosis, Treatment and Follow-Up Care for Hematological Cancers

September 9, 2021
 

A conversation with Dr. Anand Karnad about hematological cancers, and research, treatment and patient care at UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center.   Anand Karnad, MD, joined the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, in 2004. His clinical practice and research focuses on malignant disorders of […]


Dr. Ruben Mesa elected to board of the Association of American Cancer Institutes

July 26, 2021
 

Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, executive director of the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, has been elected to the board of the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI). He joins three other new board members to support the organization’s mission of accelerating progress […]