Cancer

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Global Pandemics: Innovation for early detection and a coordinated response system

September 18, 2020

Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, director of the Mays Cancer Center, was a guest on a panel during the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s 2020 Leadership Conference.


OncLive: Dr. Mesa on the Emergence of JAK Inhibitors in Myelofibrosis

September 15, 2020

In this interview, Ruben A. Mesa, MD, director of the Mays Cancer Center, discusses the emergence of JAK inhibitors in myelofibrosis. Watch the interview. 


The Cancer Letter: Mays Cancer Center receives renewal of NCI designation

September 14, 2020

This news brief highlights the renewal of the Mays Cancer Center as an NCI-Designated Cancer Center. Read the story.


Dr. Laura Tenner named 2019 ASCO Advocacy Champion

September 9, 2020

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has recognized Laura Tenner, MD, MPH, as one of ASCO’s 2019 Advocacy Champions at the Senator’s Club Level for her dedication to educating lawmakers on important policies that ensure patients have access to high quality cancer care. Her advocacy accomplishments include the ASCO Advocacy Summit on Capitol Hill, […]


San Antonio Express-News: Breast cancer symposium, one of San Antonio’s largest annual conferences, to go virtual due to coronavirus

September 9, 2020

Because of the coronavirus, for the first time in its 43-year history, the annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium will be completely virtual. Virginia Kaklamani, MD, co-director of the symposium and head of the breast disease program at the Mays Cancer Center, and Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, director of the Mays Cancer Center, were quoted […]


News 4: Actor Chadwick Boseman’s death sparks a conversation about colon cancer in young adults

August 31, 2020

Dr. Alicia Logue, Colon & Rectal Surgery, with the Mays Cancer Center, said colon cancer is becoming more common in younger patients. “I think it’s very important for people to be able to recognize that there may be a problem and know exactly what to do to seek out,” Dr. Logue said. Read and watch […]