Cancer


UT Health San Antonio and affiliated researchers awarded $23 million in latest CPRIT funding cycle

August 24, 2021

Cancer research at UT Health San Antonio is getting a $23 million boost from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).



Houston Chronicle: Jillian’s Leap: Williams, who beat Ewing sarcoma with help from San Antonio and Houston medical teams, is going for the gold in Tokyo Paralympics

August 24, 2021

The Houston Chronicle published the press release about Jillian Williams, a member of the USA sitting volleyball team competing in the Tokyo Paralympics. Williams is a patient of Aaron Sugalski, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Mays Cancer Center. Read story


KSAT 12: Texas athlete overcomes cancer, heads to Tokyo Paralympics to represent USA

August 20, 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 featured in this KSAT 12 story. Watch story



Making a difference by being different

August 19, 2021

USA Paralympics sitting volleyball player Jillian Williams, who beat Ewing sarcoma with help from San Antonio and Houston medical teams, is going for the gold in the Tokyo Paralympics.



Yahoo!: Jillian’s Leap: Williams, who beat Ewing sarcoma with help from San Antonio and Houston medical teams, is going for the gold in Tokyo Paralympics

August 19, 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 Yahoo! story. Read story 


San Antonio Report: UT Health San Antonio partners with Georgia-based company to build new cancer treatment center

July 5, 2021

Dr. Ruben Mesa and Dr. Mark Bonnen, Mays Cancer Center, are both quoted in the below story on the planned proton cancer therapy center, in partnership with Proton International. Unlike with X-ray radiation, proton therapy uses beams of high-energy protons, or positively charged particles in atoms, to precisely target tumors while largely sparing surrounding healthy […]