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.
This conference is a comprehensive summary of the most up-to-date research and clinical data presented at the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO®) Annual Meeting. Topics to be presented include Palliative and Supportive Care, Neuro Oncology, Breast Cancer-Metastatic, Hematologic Malignancies, Lung Cancer/Thoracic, Gastrointestinal Cancers, New Therapeutics, Gynecology Oncology, GU Oncology, and Breast Oncology-Adjuvant.
This new support group is intended for women with a gynecological cancer. The meeting includes an educational opportunity followed by a time to share and discuss. Dr. Georgia McCann will be available to answer your questions. Free parking and light refreshments provided. Call 210-450-9099 for more information.
Description: Reiki is an ancient form of Chinese energy work that promotes relaxation and healing. Reiki treatments are provided to patients and caregivers in the chemotherapy treatment rooms. If you are not a patient scheduled to be in the treatment room, call 210-450-5570 to arrange a reiki treatment in another location.
Location: Mays Cancer Center 7979 Wurzbach Road San Antonio, Texas 78229...
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Patrick Sung, D.Phil. (Courtesy, Yale University)
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"We are delighted to honor the Mays 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 Mays Cancer Center