Our colorectal cancer team offers access to the country’s most advanced treatment options and clinical trials. We are a multidisciplinary team of physicians, surgeons and radiation oncologists that are focused on prevention, early detection and treatment of colon cancer.
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.
One of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center Council’s largest annual fundraisers, the Spring Luncheon raises money for the Patient Assistance Fund, specifically, supporting patients with transportation, food, prescription drugs and other needs.
Every year, the lunch features engaging speakers and draws hundreds of community leaders from around San Antonio dedicated to fighting cancer with the cancer center. This year's keynote speaker is Ed Whitacre, Jr., former Chairman and CEO of General Motors and AT&T.
WHAT: The Cancer Therapy & Research Center of UT Health San Antonio™ is holding a 2.6-mile fun run/walk for cancer survivors, family members, friends and community members. Called “Give Cancer the Boot,” the event will include a Zumba warm-up before the run, face painting, games for children, a fruit walk, blowing bubbles, a bean bag toss and more. view more
The Cancer Survivorship Fun Run/Walk is scheduled for Saturday, March 25, 2017, celebrating and honoring cancer survivors.
The race, which begins at 8 a.m., will cover a distance of 2.6 miles. It will start at the UT Health San Antonio Cancer Therapy & Research Center and follow the UT Medical Center trail. The event is open to anyone, including children.
The cost for participants is $20. However, cancer survivors and children under 12 will be admitted without charge and well-behaved dogs on leashes are welcome to tag along with their owners. view more
"We are delighted to honor the CTRC for its 40 years of life-changing work and support its aspirations for the future."Lowry Mays, San Antonio community leader and donor to the Cancer Therapy & Research Center