Cancer

Photo of Dr. Aaron Sugalski with Brianna Garcia

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.



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. Shaun K. Olsen receives UT System award to discover innovative solutions to health problems

September 2, 2021

Shaun K. Olsen, PhD, has been awarded a $1 million UT System Faculty STARs award to conduct innovative research to better understand the molecular mechanisms of diseases and advance drug discovery efforts for treatment.


San Antonio Express-News: Love of volleyball drives cancer survivor who is representing U.S. at 2020 Paralympic Games

August 26, 2021

Dr. Aaron Sugalski, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Mays Cancer Center, and his patient, Jillian Williams, a member of the USA sitting volleyball team competing in the Tokyo Paralympics, are quoted in this San Antonio Express-News story. Read story