Cancer

Mays Cancer Center renewed as a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center

August 13, 2020

Dear Mays Cancer Center community, I’m delighted to share with you that as of today, Aug. 13, 2020, the Mays Cancer Center has officially been renewed as a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center for the next five years. After a highly competitive process, the National Cancer Institute empowers us to continue our mission to Decrease […]


Oncology Nursing News: Expert offers ways to reduce disparities in cancer clinical trials

August 13, 2020

Dr. Ruben Mesa, MD, director of the Mays Cancer Center, says racial and ethnic disparities in cancer clinical trials impact diagnostics and treatment of minority populations and explains the importance of diversity in clinical trials. Read the story.


OncLive: Mesa sheds light on strategies to combat racial/ethnic disparities in cancer clinical trials

August 13, 2020

Dr. Ruben Mesa, MD, director of the Mays Cancer Center, discusses the racial and ethnic disparities in cancer clinical trials and the efforts being made to increase diversity in clinical trials. Read the story.


OncLive: Dr. Mesa on mitigating racial disparities in MPN clinical trials

August 6, 2020

Ruben A. Mesa, MD, director of the Mays Cancer Center, discusses mitigating racial disparities in myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN) clinical trials. Watch the interview.



Wings of Hope – Hands of Healing sculpture honors cancer patients and providers

August 4, 2020

For patients, staff and visitors, the drive in to the Mays Cancer Center is more inspirational with last year’s installation of the Wings of Hope – Hands of Healing sculpture in the circle at the main entrance to the complex.



Ruben Mesa, MD, elected officer of Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Board

August 4, 2020

Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, has been elected an officer on the national board of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.