“The new UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital is crucial for the Mays Cancer Center to be able to expand its treatment options. By having in-patient capabilities, we can offer cellular-based therapies, Phase I clinical trials, and new technologies in surgical care.”

– Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, executive director of the Mays Cancer Center, explaining the emphasis on cancer care and research planned for the new hospital (Fall 2024 opening)

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Thank you for your interest in the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center in San Antonio, Texas. The Mays Cancer Center brings together the combined strengths of UT Health San Antonio and MD Anderson’s leading expertise in multidisciplinary, research-driven, patient-centered care.

As one of only four National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Centers in Texas, the Mays Cancer Center takes its place among the world's most respected centers devoted exclusively to leading edge research and unparalleled patient care. 

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Researchers Play Key Role in Leukemia Drug’s Approval

Researchers at the Mays Cancer Center played a lead role in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of pacritinib to treat myelofibrosis, a chronic form of leukemia.


Prince Otchere, MD, and Gregory Aune, MD, PhD

Cardio-Oncology Program Named Center of Excellence

UT Health San Antonio’s cardio-oncology program was recognized by the International Cardio-Oncology Society for its exceptional expertise in providing cardiovascular care to cancer patients and survivors.


Brian Fricke, MD, evaluates a patient’s strength after treatment

Cancer Rehabilitation Clinic Helping Patients Recover

This new clinic is designed to treat patients who are living with physical and psycho-social impairments as a result of the side effects of cancer. Cancer rehabilitation offers patients hope for better days ahead.


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The 1974 Society, formerly known as the Cancer Center Cabinet, continues to support our mission to decrease the burden of cancer in San Antonio, South Texas, and beyond.

Pushing the frontier of cancer research

Together, we will advance our four pillars of comprehensive cancer care: research, education, clinical care, and community support.

Please take this opportunity to support this lifesaving work by becoming a member of the 1974 Society.


In Memoriam: Remembering the Legacy of Peggy Mays

Peggy Pitman Mays

The Mays Cancer Center honors the unwavering support of our friend Peggy Pitman Mays. With her husband, Lowry, and their family, their transformational gift to the cancer center will endure for generations.


Generous Gift of Sculpture Inspires Patients, Families

“Wings of Hope – Hands of Healing” sculpture

Longtime supporters Valerie and Jack Guenther commissioned the outdoor art sculpture “Wings of Hope – Hands of Healing” to represent the hope and healing for patients and their family members.


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