We are an NCI-designated research center that moves laboratory discoveries into viable patient treatment options. Our research saves lives. We have been involved in the development of multiple cancer therapies now used worldwide. Our research scientists work with our clinical care physicians to develop cutting-edge therapies for our patients and their families. We train the next generation of cancer researchers through post-doctoral, graduate and college programs and high school mentorships.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the piano? Here is your chance. Local musician and cancer survivor, George Cobaugh, is offering FREE 30-minute piano lessons. You will quickly be able to play your favorite tune by learning this simple "play by ear" technique. Call 210-450-5574 to register for the class.
Reiki treastments are provided to patients and caregivers in the chemotherapy treatment rooms. If you are not a patient scheduled to be in the treatment room you can call 210-450-5570 to arrange a reiki treatment in the library located on the 1st floor of the Grossman Building....
The CTRC Council, a volunteer organization that raises funds for the Cancer Therapy and Research Center, has provided the money to purchase two new vehicles to transport patients who need treatment.
The vehicles are Ford Transit Connect Wagons, equipped with the latest safety equipment, including back-up cameras. The wagons feature GPS navigation systems and sliding doors to make exit and entry comfortable.
Individuals volunteer at the Cancer Therapy and Research Center (CTRC) for a host of reasons. But most have one thing in common. Cancer has touched their lives.
Loyce Holt is one of those volunteers. But she has more than just a passing acquaintance with cancer. Holt has fought colon, thyroid and breast cancer. Her battles have left her stronger and closer to her faith. view more
Volunteers have been critical assets for the Cancer Therapy and Research Center as well as the Patient and Family Services Division for many years.
Volunteers not only provide their time, talent and energy. In their own ways, they bring solace, comfort and hope to the patients served by the center.