Feature Article
Top cancer centers call for action to get HPV vaccination back on track


The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted the delivery of key health services for children and adolescents, including the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination for cancer prevention. The Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, and other top U.S. cancer centers are calling for urgent action to get HPV vaccination back on track.

Congratulations, graduates!

For the first time in its 53-year history, UT Health San Antonio celebrated a combined, all-school commencement on May 22 at the Alamodome.

COVID-19 vaccines available for those 12 and older

UT Health San Antonio is providing COVID-19 vaccine appointments for everyone 12 years and older. You can schedule the time and date of your vaccine appointment online.

Pandemic intensified longstanding stresses for Hispanics

The pandemic amplified mental health stressors long experienced by vulnerable Hispanic populations but also fortified members’ coping strategies, according to new research. 

In the News »
The New York Times: These sisters with sickle cell had devastating, and preventable, strokes

Melissa Frei-Jones, MD, Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, was interviewed for this article about two young sisters from San Antonio who are both living with sickle cell and suffered strokes.

Miami Herald: Hispanics have much higher death rates in certain cancers. A study is trying to change that

Amelie Ramirez, DrPH, MPH, Institute for Health Promotion Research and Salud America!, is quoted in this article about a new $9.8 million study focused on the Latino cancer survivorship journey.

News 4: Colorectal cancer screening changes

Alicia Logue, MD, colon and rectal cancer surgery specialist at the Mays Cancer Center, explains why the age change for screening is important in the fight against colon and rectal cancers.

Other faculty experts in the media