Cancer

KENS 5: UT Health San Antonio doctor talks about the warning signs of throat cancer that Eddie Van Halen died from

October 7, 2020

Dr. Jay Ferrell, Otolaryngology, educated viewers about the warning signs of head and neck cancers, who is at risk, and the treatments available after news of the passing of guitar rock icon, Eddie Van Halen, who died of throat cancer at the age of 65. Watch the story.


The Cancer Letter: Ruben Mesa named executive director of the Mays Cancer Center

October 5, 2020

The second item in this briefs section is about Dr. Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, being named executive director of the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson. Read the story.



Ruben Mesa, M.D., FACP, named executive director of the Mays Cancer Center

September 28, 2020

SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 28, 2020) — Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, has been named executive director of the Mays Cancer Center. His appointment includes academic and research programming, as well as leading the cancer center’s patient care and clinical programs of the UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson affiliation. Dr. Mesa’s appointment broadens the scope of […]



Three leadership announcements

September 28, 2020

President William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, announces the promotion or appointment of three outstanding individuals at UT Health San Antonio.


OncLive: Dr. Mesa on Emerging Therapies in Myelofibrosis

September 24, 2020

Ruben A. Mesa, MD, director of the Mays Cancer Center, discusses emerging therapies in myelofibrosis. Watch the interview.


Targeted Oncology: Treatment approaches become more individualized as field of myelofibrosis advances

September 21, 2020

In this interview, Ruben Mesa, MD, director of the Mays Cancer Center, shares highlights from his presentation on the role of JAK inhibitors in myelofibrosis during the first annual Texas Virtual MPN Workshop and Meeting. Read the story.