Cancer

KSAT 12: How is COVID-19 taking a toll on pediatric cancer patients?

March 8, 2021

Dr. Chatchawin Assanasen, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, told KSAT 12 audiences that, in this fearful COVID-19 world, a lifesaving cancer screening may be long overdue and as a result, new cancers are getting diagnosed at later stages. Read and watch the story.



Mays Cancer Center conducting study to learn how COVID-19 vaccine affects patients with cancer

March 4, 2021

Individuals with cancer who get COVID-19 are more likely to have severe illness and higher death rates compared to the general public. This study aims to help prevent worse outcomes in patients with cancer and COVID-19




Bladder cancer is more advanced in South Texas, study finds

March 4, 2021

Bladder cancer is more aggressive and more advanced in South Texas residents ­than in many parts of the country, a study by the Mays Cancer Center indicates.




$6 million CPRIT award to bring veteran cancer researcher

March 2, 2021

UT Health San Antonio and its Mays Cancer Center will receive a $6 million award from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to recruit Alexander Mazin, PhD, a senior, highly accomplished biochemist and cancer biologist currently at Drexel University College of Medicine.



DocWire News.com: Bladder cancer is more deadly in South Texas, and among Latinos and women, study finds

March 2, 2021

This DocWire News story is about a study by the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, that indicates that bladder cancer is more aggressive and more advanced in South Texas residents ­than in many parts of the country. Read the story.


KSAT 12: KSAT Community spotlight: SA Cancer Council

March 2, 2021

The SA Cancer Council, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization that supports the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, was put in the KSAT 12 Community spotlight for its donation of more than $5.6 million to the center, even as we are still going through unprecedented times with the coronavirus. Watch the […]