Treating the rise of colorectal cancer with personalized care

April 29, 2024

In some cases, colorectal cancer patients have tumors that are inoperable and spread to the liver. For these patients, the Mays Cancer Center offers a specialized chemotherapy delivery system called hepatic artery infusion, also known as HAI pump therapy.

Sukeshi Patel Arora, MD, speaks with a woman in blue shirt in a clinical space.

An oral cancer screening ‘can be lifesaving’

April 5, 2024

With oral and oropharyngeal cancers accounting for more than 58,000 new cancer cases each year in the U.S. , routine dental check-ups are more than about clean teeth and fresh breath, they “can be lifesaving.”

A patient sitting in a dental chair smiles while the dentist behind her is arranging dental tools for an exam.

Guarding against the silent threat of oropharyngeal cancer

March 28, 2024

A recent study stated that oropharyngeal cancer rates have now surpassed cervical cancer as the most common cancer associated with HPV in the country. Experts are urging a younger generation to be aware and seek treatment if there is a concern.

Dr. Ferrell examines a patient's mouth using a tongue depressor.

Remember to thank doctors on National Doctors’ Day

March 22, 2024

  Saturday, March 30, is National Doctors’ Day honoring physicians for their compassion, diligence and commitment to improving the health of their communities. Starting Friday, March 29, please remember to thank doctors throughout the university for their dedication to making lives better and contributing to the well-being of others. Doctors’ Day originated in 1933 when […]

Deep brain stimulation keeps amateur artist’s hands steady

March 20, 2024

  Sitting in a diner, John Lattimore straightens his arm and hand. Both are steady. Five years ago, that was not the case. Throughout his life, Lattimore has lived with essential tremors. The neurological condition he shares with his siblings includes shaking hands, arms, head, trunk and vocal cords. In 50%–70% of cases, it’s an […]