Cancer

News 4: Latino cancer survivors needed for $9.8M study

May 5, 2021

This News 4 story is about the study, “Avanzando Caminos (Leading Pathways): The Hispanic/Latino Cancer Survivorship Study,” funded by a six-year, $9.8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute that will team up two of its Cancer Centers, the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, and the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer […]


Lone Star Health News: Lone Stars on the Medical Frontier: Dr. Robert Svatek sees momentum for more cancer cures

April 16, 2021

Dr. Robert Svatek, chairman of urology and bladder cancer specialist with the Mays Cancer Center, gives great insights about advances in immunotherapy and the future of cancer care in this Lone Star Health News article. The story mentions that Dr. Svatek was an investigator in a clinical trial that combined immunotherapy with gene therapy to […]


KSAT 12: SA Cancer Council asks community for $25 donations to support cancer patients

April 1, 2021

This KSAT Community story is about the local nonprofit SA Cancer Council and its mission to provide support for cancer patients and support the Mays Cancer Center. Watch the story.



A cornerstone of research-based medicine

March 29, 2021

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio broke ground and unveiled the cornerstone for the UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital, a destination center for research and treatment of cancer and other complex diseases that disproportionately impact the people of South Texas.




Bladder cancer patients respond well to new immunotherapy tested at Mays Cancer Center

March 26, 2021

According to the study, 53.4% of participants receiving NF were free of cancer at three months and 45.5% of patients continued to be cancer-free for at least 12 months.




Global health care worker burnout is high and ‘unsustainable’

March 26, 2021

Physicians aren’t alone. A published letter by Dharam Kaushik, MD, associate professor of urology and surgeon with the Mays Cancer Center, also references a large study of burnout and trauma in nurses during the pandemic.