Cancer

San Antonio Express-News: UT Health San Antonio gets $6 million grant for DNA cancer research from state agency

March 1, 2021

By Laura Garcia, Staff writer, published on Feb. 26, 2021 UT Health San Antonio has received a $6 million academic research grant from a state-funded program that invests billions in cancer-fighting efforts. The major grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas or CPRIT swayed Alexander Mazin, a senior biochemist and cancer biologist […]


Medical Xpress: Bladder cancer is more advanced in South Texas, study shows

February 26, 2021

This Medical Xpress 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.


News Medical Life Sciences: Bladder cancer is more aggressive and advanced in South Texas, study shows

February 26, 2021

This News Medical Life Sciences 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.


KENS 5 Medical Minute: NCI Designated Cancer Center: What that means for you

February 24, 2021

Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, executive director of the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, explains why an NCI designation makes it possible to receive leading-edge care close to home in this week’s KENS 5 Medical Minute. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5. Watch […]


San Antonio Business Journal: SA lands half of CPRIT’s latest state cancer funding

February 18, 2021

This San Antonio Business Journal article is about how UT Health San Antonio and its Mays Cancer Center has received 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. Read the […]


KENS 5 Medical Minute: Lymphoma and clinical trials

February 11, 2021

Enrique Diaz, MD, assistant professor, hematology-oncology, talks about lymphoma and clinical trials in this KENS 5 Medical Minute. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5. Watch video