In The News
Read the latest Texas Oncology news and stories highlighting San Antonio practices and patients.
Celebrating the Holidays When a Loved One Has Cancer
12/22/2016- The holidays are a time when friends and family gather to celebrate traditions and make new memories. For cancer patients and their loved ones, the season is challenging. Dr. Thomas Fisher of Texas Oncology–San Antonio Southeast shares some tips to help families celebrate the holidays while coping with cancer.
SA doctor, patient participating in breast cancer drug trial
12/7/2016- Sharon Wilks, M.D., Texas Oncology—San Antonio Northeast, and her patient Angela Smith spoke with KSAT’s Ursula Pari about a breast cancer clinical trial that they are participating in, aimed at reducing the risk of breast cancer recurrence in patients with triple-negative disease.
Pregnant Texas woman battling colon cancer
11/12/2016- Tyisha Kemp, a 27-year-old Texas Oncology patient, was diagnosed with stage 4 colorectal cancer 22 weeks into her pregnancy. Dr. Ed Hesita of Texas Oncology–San Antonio Westover Hills is working to manage Tyisha's cancer without compromising the health of mother and baby.
Pregnant SA mother diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer, extremely rare diagnosis
11/10/2016- A San Antonio mother is fighting each day for two lives. Women have a one in 13,000 chance of being diagnosed with colon cancer while pregnant. Tyisha Kemp, 27, has been dealt those odds and is determined to beat them.
Major cancer center planned for San Antonio's Medical Center area
10/26/2016- Texas Oncology announced plans to build a new cancer center in San Antonio to replace the existing center on Medical Drive. The new facility will have seven procedure rooms, eight lab rooms, 52 chemotherapy chairs, and more than 30 exam rooms to treat approximately 300 patients per day.
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
9/26/2016- Ovarian cancer is a disease that all women are at risk of developing. September is also Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, so it's important to learn the warning signs.
Band Against Cancer
9/8/2016- Texas Oncology and Methodist Healthcare are teaming up to raise cancer awareness. Roger Lyons, M.D. with Texas Oncology and cancer survivor Melody Krumdieck join Esteban to talk about the Band Against Cancer Concert Tour.
Texas Oncology Announces the Addition of Slavisa Gasic, M.D., Ph.D. as Full-Time Oncologist at Texas
5/23/2016- UVALDE, Texas, May 23, 2016 – Texas Oncology announces that Slavisa Gasic, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the practice as a full-time medical oncologist at Texas Oncology-Uvalde. Dr. Gasic specializes in medical oncology and hematology.
Texas Oncology Expands Into San Antonio With Addition of 31 New Physicians
11/3/2015- Cancer Centers of South Texas joined Texas Oncology, adding 31 physicians to Texas Oncology's presence in the San Antonio area.
Cancer Care Centers of South Texas Joins Texas Oncology
10/28/2015- Texas Oncology announced that the physicians of Cancer Care Centers of South Texas (CCCST) are joining Texas Oncology, effective November 1, enhancing cancer treatment services to patients in the San Antonio area.