In Memoriam: Lowry Mays remembered for steadfast support of cancer patients

September 13, 2022

Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 13, 2022) — On Jan. 30, 2018, a notable blow was struck against cancer when William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, announced that the Mays Family Foundation was increasing its legacy gift supporting the UT Health […]




Lowry Mays remembered for steadfast support of cancer patients

September 13, 2022

Lowry Mays, who died Monday (Sept. 12, 2022), and his late wife, Peggy, were longtime supporters of the Mays Cancer Center, which is San Antonio’s only National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center and one of four in Texas.




Please welcome our newest faculty members joining the Mays Cancer Center.

September 8, 2022

Brittany Altermatt, ANP Gastrointestinal Oncology and Neuro-oncology   Brittany Altermatt, ANP, joined our medical oncology team as an adult nurse practitioner and will work with our gastrointestinal oncology and neuro-oncology clinics. She brings vast knowledge to the Mays Cancer Center, having had clinical experiences in inpatient and outpatient care, as well as managing multidisciplinary clinical trial […]



Robotic kidney cancer surgery shows desirable outcomes in study

August 18, 2022

In a study featured on the cover of the Journal of Urology (Official Journal of the American Urological Association), researchers from the Mays Cancer Center and Department of Urology show that robotically removing cancer from the inferior vena cava is a safe and effective alternative to the standard open surgery for kidney cancer.

Picture of surgery


Welcome to our new Senior Director of Finance and Administration

July 15, 2022

Paymon Bagheri has joined the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, as the senior director of finance and administration. Paymon is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), Fellow of the American College of Medical Practice Executives (FACMPE) and a certified Lean Six Sigma health […]