A $27 million booster shot to fight cancer

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.

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Food as medicine

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

Smoke-Free Fort Worth

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

Improving the odds

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

 

Cancer Expertise Hits the Road

The Texas Health Journal explores how Moncrief’s mobile clinic is taking screening and survivor services to patients across North Texas, closer to home, meeting them on their terms.

NBC5 Healthy Lives Matter

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

Smoke-Free Fort Worth

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

 

 

Moncrief offers mammogram services

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

Sorority donates health screenings

Proceeds from the Chi Omega Christmas Market funded dozens of health screenings for women in October aboard the Moncrief $1.1 million mobile health clinic.

CBS 11’s Kaley O’Kelley helped get the word out that free mammograms and Pap tests are available for uninsured women who qualify by calling 800-405-7739.

Moncrief voted "Best Cancer Treatment Center Winner"

Voters in the Star-Telegram 2017 Fort Worthy Awards have named Moncrief Cancer Institute the top cancer center in Tarrant County.

Readers selected Moncrief as the winner of the Health and Wellness category, after online voting ended June 12. Winners were recognized at an August 24th awards ceremony in the Fort Worth Stockyards.   

New cancer grants

New state grants from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas help Moncrief fight women's cancer, says medical correspondent Carolyn Poirot in Fort Worth Business.

2017 Free prostate cancer screening event

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.

BE WELL

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

Major milestones in North Texas' fight against cancer

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

New fertility hope for young adult cancer patients

Fertility preservation, such as sperm, egg or embryo freezing, will be offered to underserved young adults diagnosed with cancer through a Moncrief/Rutledge Foundation partnership. These services can be expensive and often beyond the reach of young adult patients.

 

State lawmakers updated on Moncrief Mobile Clinic

Marking April as Minority Cancer Awareness Month, TV news in Austin featured Moncrief's mobile visiting the Texas Capitol.  The mobile clinic has already made a positive difference for hundreds of North Texans. 

Free cancer test kits available

Thousands of qualifying North Texans can now test for colon cancer using free at-home screening kits, says Dr. Mark Koch in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Moncrief is partnering with JPS Health Network and the American Cancer Institute to get the word out about this opportunity.

Cooking class a "game changer" - Channel 8 News

“You have a whole team behind you to get through cancer,” says airline pilot Pete Bloom. That’s why he believes Moncrief’s healthy cooking class is helping his recovery from leukemia. 

MCI Wins Healthcare Heroes Platinum Award

Citing years of growth and service, Moncrief Cancer Institute has been honored for a top award.  The Moncrief family's commitment to fighting cancer stems from a family tragedy when 5 year old Monty Francine Moncrief died of leukemia nearly six decades ago - Carolyn Poirot.

 

Moncrief selected for Fort Worth Beautiful Award

Fort Worth – January 15 – Moncrief Cancer Institute has been selected for a 2015 Fort Worth Beautiful Award. Citing its "outstanding contribution to the appearance of the community through quality landscaping" of the grounds and site, the Fort Worth Garden Club presented the award January 15, 2016, at the Dorothea Leonhardt Lecture Hall.  

 

WFAA Channel 8 story on Moncrief

WFAA Medical Reporter Sonia Azad and photographer Greg Johnson talked with underserved cancer survivors today at Moncrief who say our Survivorship Program has been a great gift on their road to recovery.

MCI named Best Places to Work

Moncrief Cancer Institute named among Best Places to Work

FORT WORTH – January 8 – Fort Worth Business has named Moncrief Cancer Institute as a “Best Places to Work” finalist among nonprofit organizations in the area.  

“Organizations that can inspire and motivate their employees will reap rewards not just for their company and their workers, but for the community as a whole,” said Richard Conner, chairman of DRC Media, owner of Fort Worth Business. “We are proud to honor these select organizations as Best Places to Work for 2015.”

Business Acumen: The Best Rx for a Hearty Health Care Industry

TCU Neeley School of Business: The future of health care depends on new ways of thinking and leading. The Neeley School provides answers through partnerships with UNT Health Science Center and Cook Children's Medical Center. Read More>>

A new Moncrief gift of care, and caring

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: The Moncrief oil family’s latest generous gift to the University of Texas is also a great gift to Fort Worth. With $25 million from W.A. “Tex” Moncrief Jr., the system’s UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas will add a second medical complex, this one in the emerging South Main Street business district of south Fort Worth. Read More>>

$25 million gift creates new UT Southwestern Monty and Tex Moncrief Medical Center at Fort Worth to serve area

Fort Worth will soon have a new world-class outpatient facility, bringing UT Southwestern's specialty physicians closer to home for people who live in Tarrant and surrounding counties.