The risk of developing cancer is not uncommon, since there are nearly 200 diseases of abnormal cell growth. Many cancer research efforts include the promise of improving patient quality of life through multidisciplinary approaches for the continuity of care, yet patients often report...
Immunotherapy is the new frontier in cancer treatment, and researchers at START are at the forefront. START is one of the largest Phase 1 clinical trial organizations in the world.
A patient says Baptist Health System’s navigator helped her find ‘new normal.’
The Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio is hosting the Best of ASCO Texas Review at the Omni La Mansion Del Rio on San Antonio’s famous Riverwalk.
As evidence mounts for the importance of addressing cancer’s hidden effects, Methodist Healthcare is building on a decades-old history of pioneering holistic cancer care in San Antonio and south Texas.
Implants are the most common method of breast reconstruction performed today, but they are not considered the gold standard. Because of the extra training needed and the complexity of more advanced procedures like the DIEP flap, few centers in the U.S. truly offer the full spectrum of breast reconstruction procedures. Unfortunately, reports today show seven out of 10 women are never told about all their breast reconstruction options, with many believing implants are the only choice.
The prevention and treatment of breast cancer is optimally achieved through a well-orchestrated team approach. The Baptist Breast Center Network was created over five years ago to provide Bexar County and South Texas with an efficient and compassionate model to prevent and treat breast cancer. As a result the Breast Center has garnered and maintained national recognition and certification of excellence through the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).
Obesity and weight gain have long been risk factors associated with death from breast cancer. In a recent study published in the journal Cancer, a multi-institutional team of researchers, headed by Virginia Kaklamani, MD, from UT Health San Antonio, focused on the factors that affect weight gain in women diagnosed with breast cancer.
Cancer care close to home is now more advanced, available and comfortable with the opening of Texas Oncology–San Antonio’s new Comprehensive Care Center. The 40,000-square-foot center is dedicated to giving cancer patients enhanced access to medical and surgical oncology services,...