Mays Cancer Center doctors applaud starting colorectal screening at 45

May 21, 2021

Physicians with the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, praised the May 18 move by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force to lower from 50 to 45 the recommended age to begin screening asymptomatic persons to prevent colorectal cancer. The goal is to identify and remove precancerous benign polyps. Physicians nationwide adhere to the panel’s guidelines.

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Project YES offers free, confidential, online mental health resources to teens

May 7, 2021

Teens across San Antonio and South Texas can improve their mental health while helping others through an online program introduced this spring. Project YES (Youth Empowerment & Support) is an innovative approach to helping adolescents address common mental health issues. The program has been shown to reduce depression and anxiety, decrease hopelessness and boost a […]