Mays Cancer Center’s latest radiation therapy reduces treatment times, increases favorable outcomes for prostate cancer

September 22, 2023

Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, introduces the newest technology in treating prostate cancer. This innovative method is called stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), a minimally invasive therapy using high amounts of radiation with millimeter precision to destroy tumors in the prostate. Stereotactic body radiation therapy is a […]

Myth or fact? Test your knowledge about good ear health

September 21, 2023

Brian Perry, MD, FACS, clinical professor, director of Otology/Neurotology, Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Ears play a vital role in our daily lives. These fascinating organs not only provide the capacity to hear, but also help us maintain our balance by keeping our eyes focused on a target. If not for the ears, our […]

Clinical trial gives women with gene mutation power over disease

September 8, 2023

    When Juana Padron, a 40-year-old mother of four, chose to have a genetic test, going against her friends and family’s advice was the last thing on her mind. Padron’s aunt died from breast cancer, and she watched her sister endure two surgeries and chemotherapy as she successfully fought off ovarian cancer. Her primary […]

Immunization guide: For all life stages

August 29, 2023

  Vaccinations are critical in maintaining health throughout all phases of life. From early childhood to old age, immunizations guard against several vaccine-preventable infections. Click here to read this immunization guide for recommended vaccines and their significance for diverse life stages. This article is featured in the San Antonio Express-News’ San Antonio Life: Wellness section […]