KENS 5 Medical Minute: Prostate cancer and screening

February 4, 2021

Michael Liss, MD, associate professor, urologic oncology, explains the importance of prostate cancer screenings in this KENS 5 Medical Minute. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5. Watch video

News 4: UT Health San Antonio cancer expert explains signs and symptoms of prostate cancer

November 19, 2020

Dr. Chethan Ramamurthy, prostate cancer oncologist from the Mays Cancer Center, discussed how prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States, how screening can help with early detection and the variety of modern prostate cancer treatments during a live segment to spread awareness about cancer screening and prevention. Watch the […]

Power outage: Research offers hint about heart weakness in Barth syndrome

July 1, 2020

Barth syndrome is a rare condition that occurs almost exclusively in males. Symptoms include an enlarged and weakened heart. The condition is present at birth or becomes evident early in life. Life expectancy is shortened and there is no treatment. The laboratory of Madesh Muniswamy, PhD, in the Long School of Medicine, found a clue […]


Public invited to free prostate cancer symposium

February 8, 2019

The Department of Urology is hosting a Precision Medicine in Prostate Cancer Symposium for the general public that will feature leading physicians and experts on prostate cancer. The free event will be from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 2, in the Holly Auditorium on the Long campus. Prostate cancer survivors, patients, friends, family […]