Patients and Families
Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, provides care that extends beyond treatment in our clinics. Our multidisciplinary teams ensure that you and your loved ones play an active role in your treatment and recovery. With dedicated nurse navigators, our teams connect you with resources to help you access care and support more easily.
Why choose UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center?
At Mays Cancer Center, we’re dedicated to your safety, comfort and well-being. You and your family are at the heart of what we do. Turn to us for:
One place for all your care
You come to Mays Cancer Center for all your testing, treatment and support services in one location. Often, you can see more than one provider in a visit. Our on-site lab means you can have blood work and tests done and get results the same day. View information to help plan your visit, including lodging and transportation.
Specialty cancer care
Our fellowship-trained cancer specialists have additional, advanced training, even in rare and complex cancers and treatments. You receive care from a team of experts who have dedicated their careers to a specific area of cancer care. Find out more about becoming our patient, including how to prepare for your first visit.
Supportive Cancer Care Clinic
Our doctors have expertise in treatments to manage cancer symptoms and treatment side effects. Supportive care complements your cancer treatment with services such as nutrition therapy, occupational and physical therapy, and psychological support. Learn more about our Supportive Cancer Care Clinic.
Survivorship care and services
The team at Mays Cancer Center continues to provide care and supportive services even after you have completed treatment. In our survivorship program, you continue to see the care team with whom you’ve built a relationship during your treatment. We provide monitoring to help prevent cancer from returning and treatment to relieve symptoms of side effects. Our other services include physical rehab, counseling and nutrition services to maintain your health. Read more about our survivorship program for life after cancer.
The patient experience at Mays Cancer Center
We’re dedicated to supporting the whole person — mind, body and spirit — by providing compassionate care for you and your family. Our cancer care teams understand that navigating through the treatment and recovery process can be overwhelming for you and your family.
We’re with you from your first appointment, when you meet with your oncology nurse navigator, through diagnosis and treatment to survivorship and your life after cancer. We work to ease your burden with services and support to make your experience as comfortable as possible.
Our oncology nurse navigators play a key role in your care at Mays Cancer Center. They work closely with you to help overcome any barriers you may experience in receiving care.
All our programs and services are open to you, along with your family members and caregivers. View our patient and family services during cancer care. If you’re a caregiver, get support to help you in caring for a loved one.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I make an appointment at Mays Cancer Center?
You can start the process by requesting an appointment by phone or email:
Phone: 210-450-1000 or 800-340-2872 (toll-free)
You can make appointments by calling your doctor’s office or using MyChart to request an appointment.
To make an appointment for a video or phone visit, call your doctor’s office. You’ll need a MyChart account for these types of visits. If you don’t have a MyChart account, your doctor’s office can help you create one.
Learn more about how to refer a patient.
How do I reschedule or cancel an upcoming appointment?
You can call 210-450-1000 or 800-340-2872 (toll-free) to cancel or reschedule an appointment. In MyChart, you can also schedule and cancel appointments and request new appointments. If you don’t have a MyChart account, your doctor’s office can help you create one.
Do you take my health insurance?
We accept all major health insurance plans. See a list of the insurance we accept. If you don’t see your plan listed, call your health insurance company for details on your plan’s coverage.
If you don’t have health insurance or you have insurance or financial assistance questions, call 210-450-1000 and ask to speak with a financial counselor.
What if I can’t afford treatment?
If you need financial assistance, call 210-450-1000 and ask to speak with a financial counselor. We can meet with you to discuss your needs and connect you with resources to help with your care.
Where is Mays Cancer Center?
Our center is located within the South Texas Medical Center on UT Health San Antonio’s Greehey Campus at the corner of Wurzbach Road and Floyd Curl Drive. Find our address, and get maps, directions and parking information for your visit.
Where can I park when I come to Mays Cancer Center?
We offer pay parking in a garage at Mays Cancer Center. We validate parking for people who are receiving daily treatment or have a military license plate. We also offer valet parking Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Find our address, and get maps, directions and parking information for your visit.
I’m from out of town. Where can I stay when I come to Mays Cancer Center?
You have several options for hotels, apartments and RV parking near Mays Cancer Center, and we can connect you with resources for lodging during your trip. Call us at 210-450-5570, and find out more about accommodations for your visit, including a printable list.
Can you help me with transportation to my appointment?
San Antonio has a variety of transportation options, including taxis, ride-hailing services, car rentals and public transportation. We can connect you with resources for transportation to and from your appointments. Call us at 210-450-5570, and see contact information and other details about transportation for your visit.
How do I contact my doctor?
You can send a secure message to your care team via MyChart. If you don’t have a MyChart account, your doctor’s office can help you create one.
You can also call our main phone number to be transferred to your doctor’s office: 210-450-1000 or 800-340-2872 (toll-free).
How do I learn more about my doctor?
You can search our Find a Doctor directory to learn more about your doctor. Provider profiles list information about the doctor’s clinic, specialties, education and board certifications.
Do you have doctors who specialize in my type of cancer?
Yes, Mays Cancer Center has doctors who specialize in all types of cancer, even the most rare and complex. Learn more about our cancer care, including cancer treatments and cancer diagnosis. Find a doctor in our provider directory, and find a clinic by cancer type or treatment.
Do you offer education and training for medical professionals?
Yes, Mays Cancer Center has a variety of education and training opportunities for students from high school through postdoctorate levels.
How can I donate to Mays Cancer Center?
Individuals can donate online and learn more here about donations and fundraising. For businesses and other organizations, find out how you can partner with Mays Cancer Center for corporate and organizational giving.
Can I become a volunteer at Mays Cancer Center?
Yes, we offer volunteer opportunities, and you can get involved in many ways. Depending on your experience, you can help people find their way through the center, lead group activities or facilitate support groups.
Can I see my test results and other information online?
Yes, you can use our secure platform MyChart to access your medical records, including test results and imaging reports. MyChart has a smartphone app and a web portal that’s accessible on any device.
If you’re an established patient, call your doctor’s office for help setting up a new account.
Does Mays Cancer Center have clinical trials?
Yes, we have nearly 200 clinical trials available for eligible patients to access new cancer treatments before they are widely available. Read more about our cancer clinical trials and research. One of our cancer specialists can help you find out if you’re eligible. Here’s how to make an appointment.
Get cancer care
Take the first step by visiting our cancer experts for testing, a second opinion or information about treatment options.
Find cancer clinical trials
Receive new cancer treatments and services by participating in cancer clinical trials, if you’re eligible.
Discover leading care
Our doctors work in collaboration with renowned cancer experts, giving you access to advanced cancer care methods.