Cancer

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 […]


Yahoo! Finance: Dialectic Therapeutics Announces First-in-Human Dose in Phase 1 Clinical Trial Evaluating DT2216

October 6, 2021

Renowned cancer centers participating in the trial include the Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio, Mary Crowley Cancer Research in Dallas, Texas and The Lurie Cancer Center at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. Based in Dallas, Texas, Dialectic has research partners and facilities at UT Health San Antonio and University of Florida Health. […]


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Caring for Brianna: VHL Dream Team springs into action

September 21, 2021

Brianna Garcia wondered why her heart raced when she exercised and why she was tired all the time. Her doctor in Laredo referred her to a team of specialists at UT Health San Antonio. Six weeks of care followed and experts unraveled the teen’s medical mystery.




UT Health San Antonio study shows MRI technique improves detection of aggressive prostate cancer

September 17, 2021

An MRI scan called restriction spectrum imaging greatly improves the detection of prostate cancer progression, according to a published study by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, also known as UT Health San Antonio.




David Gius receives UT System award to advance research on aging and breast cancer

September 10, 2021

David Gius, MD, PhD, has been awarded a $1.6 million UT System Faculty STARs award to support his research on aging and breast cancer.