About Moncrief Cancer Institute
In the fight against cancer, Moncrief Cancer Institute is on the front lines. We’re a non-profit, community-based cancer prevention and support center that can help you, your family and your friends wage the battle against this all-too-common disease.
As an affiliate of UT Southwestern Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center in Dallas, Moncrief Cancer Institute offers an exceptional level of academic medical expertise in Fort Worth. We provide:
- Screening programs that help detect cancer at its earlier stages
- Educational sessions that arm you with the most current information
- Survivor services that deter the recurrence of cancer
- One-one-one nutrition and fitness programs customized to each patient
- Emotional and clinical support for patients and families
- Cancer services throughout North Texas on the Mobile Cancer Survivor Clinic
The most important thing we offer, however, is people. From our nurses to our social workers, from our genetic counselors to our clinicians, we’re passionate about carrying on the fight against cancer.
We also believe that cancer services should be available to everyone, regardless of their resources or ability to pay. That’s why many of our services are provided at no cost.
In an effort to provide services to everyone who needs them, Moncrief Cancer Institute partners with over 50 hospitals and healthcare providers in more than 30 counties across North Texas.
About UT Southwestern Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center
Established in 1989, Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center offers 13 major clinical care programs. Simmons Cancer Center is a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated Cancer Center, putting it among the most elite cancer centers in the U.S. This designation – the “gold standard” for cancer centers – identifies Simmons as having the characteristics that enable excellence in patient care, research, education and training. According to a study from the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, cancer deaths are 25% lower at NCI-designated cancer centers. Every day, the center delivers medical advances to patients, educates healthcare professionals and the public, and reaches out to underserved populations.
About UT Southwestern Medical Center
UT Southwestern Medical Center ranks among the top academic medical centers in the world. Their mission is to improve health through innovative patient care, research and education. Founded in 1943, UT Southwestern is now a premier research institution, pioneering breakthroughs in cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurosciences and women’s health. The institution's faculty is comprised of many distinguished members, including five who have been awarded Nobel Prizes since 1985. Patient care is provided in the university hospitals and clinics, where the latest treatments and technologies are offered.