Health


Mays Cancer Center selected as founding partner of oncology clinical trial diversity alliance

June 23, 2021

The Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, was named a founding partner of the Advancing Inclusive Research® Site Alliance.



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UT Health San Antonio to provide student health services at UTSA

June 7, 2021

UT Health San Antonio will provide clinical services for students that include primary care, women’s health and behavioral health services through the School of Nursing’s Wellness 360 clinical practice.



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Mays Cancer Center and other top U.S. cancer centers call for urgent action to get HPV vaccination back on track

May 25, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted delivery of key health services for children and adolescents, including HPV vaccination for cancer prevention.



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Pandemic intensified longstanding stresses for Hispanics

May 25, 2021

The pandemic amplified mental health stressors long experienced by vulnerable Hispanic populations but also fortified members’ coping strategies, according to new research from the Center for Research to Advance Community Health.



Graduates celebrate at the 2021 UT Health San Antonio commencement ceremony.

UT Health San Antonio holds first all-school commencement

May 24, 2021

For the first time in its 53-year history, UT Health San Antonio celebrated a combined, all-school commencement May 22 at the Alamodome.



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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.