Cancer survivors and their supporters celebrate life, raise funds during annual 5K

April 15, 2024

  Misty skies didn’t dampen the spirits of the more than 900 runners and walkers who participated in the 7th annual Give Cancer the Boot Survivorship 5K and 1 Mile Walk on April 6 at Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center. Some raised their arms in triumph, others danced, […]




University among top-ranking academic research medical centers

February 22, 2024

  The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (also called UT Health San Antonio) received $131.5 million in National Institutes of Health funding in federal fiscal year 2023, according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. The university ranked No. 72 out of the 2,886 public and private institutions that received […]




ASBMB Today: Beauty at a geographic intersection

October 30, 2023

Sandeep Burma, PhD, FNASc, professor, vice chair (research), Biochemistry ands Structural Biology and Neurosurgery, UT Health San Antonio and the Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio, authored this article.   Read More



Mays Cancer Center conducts only clinical trial in America of a specific drug combination for lethal brain cancer glioblastoma

May 23, 2023

An improvement in 6-month progression-free survival warrants additional study in a larger trial, researchers said. Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (May 23, 2023) — The Mays Cancer Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio recently conducted a clinical trial combining two drugs in patients with recurrent, high-grade glioblastoma […]




Molecule shows potential to combat treatment resistance in brain tumor glioblastoma

May 17, 2023

Glioblastoma-impacted mice lived longer when treated with combination of molecule drug and chemotherapy agent Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (May 17, 2023) — Glioblastoma (GBM), a highly devastating brain tumor, has long posed challenges as effective treatments have remained elusive. Despite responding initially to treatment, GBM patients often experience therapy resistance leading to […]

Scanning of a human brain by X-rays