Cancer

KENS 5 Medical Minute: Detecting cancer in both women and men

February 4, 2021

Maryam Elmi, MD, assistant professor, breast surgical oncology, talks about breast cancer screenings and genetic testing in this KENS 5 Medical Minute. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5. Watch video



Mays Cancer Center gives important reminder for World Cancer Day

February 4, 2021

The Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, joins organizations across the world to honor World Cancer Day on Feb. 4.




Mays Cancer Center joins leading cancer organizations to warn cancer doesn’t stop for COVID-19 and neither should you

January 28, 2021

The coalition of 76 organizations has released an open letter reminding the public that cancer still poses a major threat to people’s health, and acting as soon as is safely possible can lead to much better outcomes in the future.




More than 80 UT Health San Antonio physicians recognized as Texas Super Doctors

January 28, 2021

More than 80 UT Health San Antonio doctors have been named Texas Super Doctors by Texas Monthly magazine for their high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.



Top physicians recognized by local magazine

January 14, 2021

UT Health San Antonio physicians dominated a list of 276 peer-nominated physicians published in the January-February issue of San Antonio Magazine. From allergists to vascular surgeons, UT Health San Antonio doctors are more than well represented.


OncLive: FDA Advisory Committee Votes in Favor of COVID-19 Vaccine mRNA-1273

December 18, 2020

Dr. Ruben Mesa, Mays Cancer Center, is quoted in a story on OncLive saying that both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are exciting developments, given how these vaccines were developed (without the presence of the full virus); as a result, Dr. Mesa and his colleagues strongly feel they should likely be safe for almost all […]