Patients in 20 counties in North Texas will have access to free colon cancer screenings under a $4.8 million grant to UT Southwestern’s Moncrief Cancer Institute. The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas has awarded its largest prevention grant to Fort Worth’s Moncrief Cancer Institute to provide screenings at no cost to the underserved in Tarrant and surrounding counties.
Cancer services from diagnosis through treatment and rehabilitation, as well as the chance to participate in cutting-edge research, are now available at the Moncrief Cancer Institute, 400 West Magnolia Ave., in the Fort Worth medical district
Everything’s bigger in Texas, and that includes mobile clinics. The Moncrief Cancer Institute’s Mobile Cancer Survivor Clinic was featured in conjunction with the Healthy Woman luncheon Tuesday at Granbury Resort Conference Center.
Starting in May, Moncrief’s 18-wheeler mobile clinic will be coming to Lake Granbury Medical Center twice a month. “I like the idea of the truck,” Linda ElSaleh said when viewing the mobile facility Tuesday morning. The Granbury woman said she had cancer about 12 years ago.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday morning at the Somervell County Expo Center for Moncrief Cancer Institute's Mobile Cancer Survivor Clinic. Members of the community, Glen Rose Medical Center, Moncrief Cancer Institute, the American Cancer Society and the Glen Rose/Somervell County Chamber of Commerce were on hand for the event.
Moncrief Cancer Institute, a non-profit that’s worked hand in hand with Careity Foundation to offer mobile breast cancer screenings in Parker County for many years, is adding colorectal screenings and a host of new services to help cancer survivors…