Cancer

Dr. Mark Bonnen named chief medical officer of the Mays Cancer Center

October 19, 2020

Mark Bonnen, MD, chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology, will take on an expanded role as chief medical officer at Mays Cancer Center. Dr. Bonnen joined us on September 1, 2019 from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He went to medical school at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and […]


OncLive: Dr. Mesa on the rationale for the earlier use of ruxolitinib in myelofibrosis

October 19, 2020

In this video, Ruben Mesa, MD, executive director of the Mays Cancer, discusses the rationale for the earlier use of ruxolitinib (Jakafi) in myelofibrosis. Watch the interview.


OncLive: Dr. Mesa on remaining challenges faced in MPN treatment

October 16, 2020

In this video, Ruben Mesa, MD, executive director of the Mays Cancer, discusses the latest research on myeloproliferative neoplasms. Watch the interview.



Dr. Mingjiang Xu receives UT System award to support cancer epigenetics research

October 9, 2020

Mingjiang Xu, MD, PhD, professor of molecular medicine, was awarded a $1 million UT System Faculty STARs award to enhance cancer epigenetics research and support the discovery of targeted therapeutics for blood cancers.



Dr. Daruka Mahadevan named director of the Institute for Drug Development

October 7, 2020

Daruka Mahadevan, MD, PhD, chief of the Division of Hematology-Oncology, was appointed to two new expanded leadership roles at the Mays Cancer Center. In addition to being chief of hematology-oncology, Dr. Mahadevan will assume the roles of director of the Institute for Drug Development and associate director for clinical research. Dr. Mahadevan is a world-renowned expert in […]


KENS 5: UT Health San Antonio doctor talks about the warning signs of throat cancer that Eddie Van Halen died from

October 7, 2020

Dr. Jay Ferrell, Otolaryngology, educated viewers about the warning signs of head and neck cancers, who is at risk, and the treatments available after news of the passing of guitar rock icon, Eddie Van Halen, who died of throat cancer at the age of 65. Watch the story.