Cancer

Targeted Oncology: Transfusion independence at 24 weeks linked to improved OS on momelotinib in myelofibrosis

June 11, 2021

Dr. Ruben Mesa, executive director of the Mays Cancer Center, is quoted in this Targeted Oncology story. Read the story. 


Spectrum News: $9.8M study will follow 3,000 Latino cancer survivors

June 11, 2021

Dr. Amelie Ramirez, Institute for Health Promotion Research, Salud America!, Population Health Sciences, Mays Cancer Center, was interviewed by Spectrum News about a $9.8 million study focused on the Latino cancer survivorship experience. Watch the story.


HPV oncoprotein

Mays Cancer Center and other top U.S. cancer centers call for urgent action to get HPV vaccination back on track

May 25, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted delivery of key health services for children and adolescents, including HPV vaccination for cancer prevention.



Miami Herald: Hispanics have much higher death rates in certain cancers. A study is trying to change that

May 25, 2021

Dr. Amelie Ramirez, Institute for Health Promotion Research, Salud America!, Population Health Sciences, Mays Cancer Center, is quoted in this Miami Herald article that mentions a new $9.8 million study, that she’s the co-principal investigator of, that will unpack the social, cultural, behavioral, psychosocial, biological and medical influences on post-cancer life in Latino cancer survivors. […]


Fox 29: Age lowered for recommended colon cancer screenings

May 24, 2021

Dr. Alicia Logue, colon and rectal cancer surgery specialist from the Mays Cancer Center for patient care services within the UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, spoke to Fox 29 viewers about why the age change for screening is important in the fight against colon and rectal cancers. Watch the story.


News 4: Age recommendation for colorectal screenings drop in effort to combat disease

May 24, 2021

Dr. Alicia Logue, colon and rectal cancer surgery specialist from the Mays Cancer Center for patient care services within the UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, spoke to News 4 viewers about why the age change for screening is important in the fight against colon and rectal cancers. Watch the story.