We are an NCI-designated research center that moves laboratory discoveries into viable patient treatment options. Our research saves lives. We have been involved in the development of multiple cancer therapies now used worldwide. Our research scientists work with our clinical care physicians to develop cutting-edge therapies for our patients and their families. We train the next generation of cancer researchers through post-doctoral, graduate and college programs and high school mentorships.
19th Annual Practical Applications of New Agents in Oncology
February 2-3, 2018
Cancer remains a leading cause of death in the country. Educating healthcare professionals about newly available agents in oncology is critical. Information on new immunotherapies will be available, as well as a discussion of new clinical studies for anticancer agents.
By Dr. Virginia Kaklamani and Dr. Ruben Mesa
This is the 40th anniversary of the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, which starts Dec. 5 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. As the 2017 symposium approaches, we reflect on this important meeting’s value to patients and families everywhere. view more
Take advantage of the extended deadline and submit an abstract for the inaugural Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos conference on Feb. 21-23, 2018, led by Dr. Amelie Ramirez, a cancer researcher at UT Health San Antonio.
Latinos are expected to face a 142 percent rise in cancer cases in coming years.
The conference will unite health researchers, oncologists, professionals, leaders, and students to tackle Latino cancer on many fronts.
Register by Dec. 15, 2017 for a discount view more
William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of UT Health San Antonio, recognized the John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation, a fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation, on Oct. 2 for its $2.3 million gift to build the John L. Santikos CT and Nuclear Medicine Suite at the university. view more
"We are delighted to honor the UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center for its 40 years of life-changing work and support its aspirations for the future."Lowry Mays, San Antonio community leader and donor to the UT Health Cancer Center