Submitted by tracy.greene on Fri, 11/08/2019 - 15:25
Keith Argenbright, M.D., spoke about the approval of Proposition 6 on Good Day Fox 4. Watch the video to learn more about how the passing of this bill benefits cancer research, prevention, and treatment in Texas.
Submitted by tracy.greene on Mon, 08/26/2019 - 14:06
As the nation gears up for the annual celebration honoring American workers, Moncrief Cancer Institute’s dietitian Milette Siler is here to make your Labor Day meal planning healthier (and more flavorful) for friends and family.
“Research shows a clear link between diets high in red and processed meats (like hot dogs and sausages) and an increased risk for colon cancers,” Siler said. “We also know that grilling any meat can cause cancer-causing substances to form.”
Submitted by tracy.greene on Wed, 08/21/2019 - 18:59
Exercise is a proven way to lower your risk of cancer, but it can be challenging to find the time for it. Our trainer Lisa Ross offers these 10 practical tips for incorporating exercise into each week. Please remember it’s always advisable to check with your physician prior to starting an exercise program.
Submitted by tracy.greene on Mon, 08/19/2019 - 18:29
By Alice Barr, NBC 5
Mounting research shows that firefighters are more likely to develop cancer than the general public. But there are few studies that go deeper into the issue. Now the Fort Worth Fire Department is stepping up to shed light on a critical issue for the fire service.
"A lot of us feel like we were born for this job," said Fort Worth Firefighter Ritchie Martin.
Submitted by Justin.Morden on Thu, 07/11/2019 - 21:08
From the Fort Worth Business Press, July 2, 2019
As part of their commitment to improving mental health in our society, the founders of M2G Ventures have selected the UT Southwestern Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care (CDRC) – a nationally recognized center of excellence in the research and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, including depression and bipolar disorder – as the beneficiary of their company’s mental health initiative, the company said in a news release.
Submitted by tracy.greene on Thu, 07/11/2019 - 16:39
Vacation is a time to relax, rest, and see and experience new things, including new foods. This is something to be celebrated; but, if you are trying to maintain your good nutrition goals or lose weight, it can be anxiety-inducing. Here are a few tips from our dietitian Milette Siler to help you navigate a healthy eating plan while still enjoying yourself on vacation.
Submitted by Justin.Morden on Thu, 06/13/2019 - 19:16
Eating five servings of fruits and vegetables daily lowers your risk of several kinds of cancer, heart disease and stroke. Fruits and vegetables are rich in antioxidants, such as carotenoids.
“We are still studying the exact mechanism, but we know that the pigment, or color, of the fruit or vegetable tells you the family of protective benefit to our cells, which is associated with lower rates of cancer,” said Milette Siler, dietitian at Moncrief Cancer Institute.
Submitted by claire.brandon on Fri, 12/21/2018 - 19:32
Moncrief Cancer Institute is proud to be a part of the Fort Worth AYA Coalition, offering support services free of charge to those ages 18-40 who have had a cancer diagnosis anytime in their lifetime. We offer free monthly cooking classes, yoga, support groups and more. Check out WFAA's story, featuring Dr. Brittany Hall and dietitian Milette Siler, as they follow one of our patients during her journey.
Submitted by shadi.maleka on Mon, 04/02/2018 - 13:14
CPRIT grants to UT Southwestern include $1.49 million to Moncrief for lung cancer screening. In addition, a $1.3 million grant will help detect liver cancer risk among patients screened aboard the Moncrief Mobile Clinic.
Submitted by shadi.maleka on Thu, 03/15/2018 - 17:07
Moncrief is teaming up with UNT Health Science Center and TCU to train future doctors to eat better – and convince their patients to cook their cancer-fighting recipes. It’s part of a small revolution to make food a part of treatment, rather than relying only on medications. Read more
Submitted by shadi.maleka on Mon, 03/12/2018 - 14:30
Covering the new smoke-free policy in Fort Worth, NBC5 included Moncrief’s Community Outreach Coordinator Cameron Anzel who says the policy protects people from cancer-causing second-hand smoke. Watch here
Submitted by shadi.maleka on Thu, 02/22/2018 - 14:58
Moncrief works with hospitals around North and Central Texas to offer free cancer screenings and follow-up diagnostics – something a laid-off Granbury woman needed more than ever when her mammogram showed an abnormality.Read more here
Submitted by shadi.maleka on Sat, 02/10/2018 - 12:37
It’s a record! NBC5’s 10PM News features a great turnout for free prostate cancer screening at Moncrief, cheered on by Texas Rangers’ great Darren Oliver, Commissioner Roy Brooks and Moncrief’s Shirley Boyce. More than 400 men and the women who love them attended. Watch here
Submitted by shadi.maleka on Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:34
CBS 11 News was there when cancer experts from Moncrief and UT Southwestern Medical Center spoke in favor of a smoke-free ordinance in Fort Worth. Moncrief joined the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, John Peter Smith Health Network and more than 50 organizations backing the new rules in bars and bingo halls. Watch here
Submitted by shadi.maleka on Tue, 10/31/2017 - 11:58
Early detection is the key to breast cancer survival. The Corsicana Daily Sun features what Moncrief does to ensure women catch cancer early when it’s most treatable – offering free Pap tests, mammograms and follow-up care for underserved women who qualify. Read more
Submitted by shadi.maleka on Sat, 02/11/2017 - 09:37
The best test is the test that gets done – that’s the message from NBC5’s Newy Scruggs, baseball great Darren Oliver and Tarrant County Commissioner Roy Brooks at Moncrief’s free prostate screening event.
Submitted by shadi.maleka on Thu, 10/13/2016 - 16:21
Fort Worth Texas Magazine features the free services for survivors available on our Mobile Cancer Survivor Clinic. In the magazine's "Be Well" section, you'll see that the clinic also offers free mammograms and cervical screenings for women without insurance. Read more
Submitted by shadi.maleka on Fri, 07/01/2016 - 15:10
Millions of dollars are available for cancer sevices for uninsured Texans, thanks to state voters who approved funding for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), as Dr. Keith Argenbright tells Fort Worth Star-Telegram readers. Read more