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Our Partnership with MD Anderson Cancer Center

Our partnership with MD Anderson Cancer Center gives you access to advanced cancer services and leading cancer expertise.

MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the world's leading cancer centers. And at the Mays Cancer, we are experts in meeting the unique cancer care needs of our South Texas community. Working together, we help more people receive personalized care where they are most comfortable – near home and family.

Who is MD Anderson Cancer Center?

MD Anderson is among the nation’s most respected cancer centers. It is home to renowned experts in all aspects of cancer care.

The organization also has a long-standing history of pioneering research and successful treatments for complex cancers. MD Anderson’s capabilities draw patients from all over the world.

Our partnership with MD Anderson Cancer Center

In 2017, Mays Cancer Center became one of a select few centers in the nation partnering with MD Anderson Cancer Center. At the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, we help more people receive world-renowned care right here in San Antonio. MD Anderson’s experts have become a trusted extension of our care team.

How our partnership with MD Anderson Cancer Center benefits you

This partnership is helping us build on Mays Cancer Center’s tradition of care excellence in South Texas.

You and other patients benefit in many ways, including:

  • Leading-edge care: We follow the same care standards as MD Anderson Cancer Center, including sophisticated radiation therapy treatments. By following MD Anderson’s proven methods, we are raising the level of care we provide. Read more about our cancer treatments.
  • Coordination: Your team is even stronger when we collaborate with MD Anderson Cancer Center experts while planning and tailoring treatments for complex cases. We use the same treatment protocols as MD Anderson so that you receive the same high level of care. If our team has questions once you start treatment, MD Anderson experts are available to discuss them whenever necessary.
  • Clinical trials: MD Anderson offers options that are only available in a small number of centers nationwide. For eligible patients interested in trials that are available only at MD Anderson, our team can help facilitate their participation at MD Anderson in Houston. Find out more about clinical trials at MD Anderson Cancer Center.
  • Second opinions: It’s simple and convenient to receive care suggestions from MD Anderson Cancer Center experts. Mays Cancer Center specialists share information about your unique circumstances, as appropriate, with MD Anderson peers. Find out more about second opinions.

A more patient-centered care experience

Our core values have led to recent program enhancements that make it easier to receive care at Mays Cancer Center.

Enhancements we’ve made include:

  • Welcome center: When you come to Mays Cancer Center, you check in and provide insurance information once. Even if you see multiple specialists in one visit, you will not have to share this information again.
  • Way-finding assistance: We’ve added more signs and a new navigation system to help you find your way around the Mays Cancer Center campus.
  • Family lounge: You and your loved ones are welcome to spend time in the family center on our second floor. Here you will find TVs, recliners and a home-like environment where you can relax between appointments. Find out more about patient and family services.