Do you have a new spot on your skin? Or one that's changing in size and color? It's important to know the ABCDEs of melanoma as a resource for yourself and your loved ones. For skin cancer awareness month, Valerie Shiu, MD, Mohs micrographic surgeon at Mays Cancer Center, describes the spots that might be melanoma.
Advanced age, obesity, asthma and diabetes are just a few conditions that can make a pregnancy "high-risk." Expectant moms can have an appointment with our maternal-fetal medicine specialists as early as 5 weeks into their pregnancy.
UT System employees with UT Select insurance receive priority scheduling and reduced co-pays for specialty visits.
The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force has announced new draft recommendations for women to begin receiving mammograms at age 40 rather than age 50. Virginia Kaklamani, MD, breast oncologist at Mays Cancer Center, sat down with News 4 San Antonio to explain the new guidelines and how lowering the age will help treat and diagnose breast cancer.
"Both the medical assistant and doctor were patient and genuinely attentive to our questions and concerns. There were many as this was our first visit getting to know the doctor and her philosophy on certain treatment for both my husband and myself. She never made us feel rushed either and actually looked and smiled at us when speaking."