Cancer


UT Health San Antonio cardio-oncology program recognized as a Center of Excellence

February 8, 2022

Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO – The cardio-oncology program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has been recognized by the International Cardio-Oncology Society as a Center of Excellence, reflecting its exceptionally high level of expertise in cardiovascular care of cancer patients and survivors. Cardio-oncology is a quickly developing […]



Please welcome our newest faculty members joining the Mays Cancer Center in the Division of Hematology and Oncology.

January 31, 2022

Heidi Ko, MD, joins our breast oncology team as an assistant professor focusing on breast medical oncology. Dr. Ko received her medical degree from Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford, New Jersey. She completed her residency in internal medicine at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. […]


KENS 5 TV: ‘Your body will tell you something’s wrong’; Preventing life-threatening ovarian cancer | Wear The Gown

January 27, 2022

Dr. Georgia McCann, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mays Cancer Center, was interviewed as part of this very personal story about one of her ovarian cancer patients.   Read More


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Team IDs mechanism underlying rare children’s blood cancer

January 24, 2022

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), reporting this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, identified a mechanism through which two antiviral genes, when mutated, promote a childhood cancer called pediatric myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Scientists at Oklahoma State University and Cornell University collaborated […]



The Cancer Letter: The Institute for Drug Development and an archive of institutional histories

January 24, 2022

Dr. Ruben Mesa, executive director of the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, is one of the physicians mentioned in this spotlight article.   Read More


Fox 29 San Antonio/KABB TV: Tennis legend brings major health concern to the forefront

January 24, 2022

Dr. Georgia McCann, gynecologic oncologist at the Mays Cancer Center for patient care services within the UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, appeared as a live guest on Fox San Antonio’s Midday news show where she discussed ovarian cancer after national news broke of tennis legend, Chris Evert announcing she is battling this type of cancer. […]