Prevent. Cure. Care.

Supporting Research and Patients at the Mays Cancer Center at
UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center

The SA Cancer Council is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization committed to the fight against cancer in greater San Antonio. Through fundraising events and direct donations, we support groundbreaking research at the Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, and the patients who are treated there.

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The Mays Cancer Center

  • 11,000+ patients treated annually
  • 3,500+ patients served who require financial support
  • 150+ clinical trials that save lives today and tomorrow
  • 20 cancer treatments developed that are currently in use
  • The most integrated, highest level of care close to home
  • 1 of 4 Texas centers recognized by the National Cancer Institute

The SA Cancer Council

  • Events and donations exceeding $4.5 million
  • Pilot studies to support new cancer treatments
  • Financial assistance for emergency needs
  • 16,000 patient rides to and/or from treatment in 2017
  • 570 cases of water and nutritional supplements in 2017
  • 2,199 pounds of food in 2017