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 […]



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.

Photo of Dr. Aaron Sugalski with Brianna Garcia