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Cancer is a disease that affects us all. From family to friends, we will all witness someone we know or love suffer as they are diagnosed, treated, and conquer cancer. But one thing is sure: if we face it together, we can end it together.

For decades Moncrief Cancer Institute has worked to make preventive care and leading-edge cancer treatments accessible to the people in our community who need it most. Thanks to the generosity of the Moncrief family, our name stands for hope and healing in Fort Worth. Alongside our partners and the communities we serve, we’re able to continue that fight today.

We are a nonprofit, community-based early detection and support center, and part of UT Southwestern’s Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center. Moncrief Cancer Institute offers an exceptional level of academic medical expertise in cancer services. The services we offer are:

Keith Argenbright, M.D., Jay Lohrey, M.D., Daniel K. Podolsky, M.D., Marc A. Nivet, Ed.D, MBA, and John Warner, M.D.

“We are grateful for the work we get to do every day to help stop cancer in its tracks – and for the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of so many in our community.”

Jay Lohrey, M.D., Medical Director, Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center at Moncrief Cancer Institute

Learn more about Dr. Lohrey

Our team is available to patients and their families from diagnosis through treatment and beyond. We have specialists in cancer psychology, exercise, nutrition, social work, and genetic counselors.

In an effort to provide early detection and support services to everyone who needs them, Moncrief Cancer Institute partners with over 50 hospitals and healthcare providers in more than 30 rural counties across North Texas.

There is no end to the positive impact one person can have on this disease. From minutes to dollars, every act of support gets us closer to the end of cancer. Because when we all fight, we fight for all. Read more about Moncrief Cancer Institute in the report to the community.

The Power of Partnership

Since 1999, Moncrief Cancer Institute and UT Southwestern Medical Center have been committed partners, working together to ensure our community is able to prevent, detect, and survive cancer.

UT Southwestern, one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation, integrates pioneering biomedical research with exceptional clinical care and education. Several of UT Southwestern’s specialties are consistently nationally ranked, including the cancer program.

UT Southwestern Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center at Moncrief Cancer Institute brings the expertise, leading-edge research, and advanced technology of one of America’s leading cancer centers to the people of Tarrant County and beyond.

Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center is the region’s only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, offering the latest advances in cancer care. As an academic medical center, UT Southwestern physicians and scientists work together every day to turn discoveries into innovative, life-saving therapies. This is unique among medical centers in North Texas.

Through our partnership with UT Southwestern, our community has the opportunity to support advancements in research and also enroll in clinical trials at Moncrief Cancer Institute. This research provides hope for future generations.

Cancer research is more than just scientists in a laboratory. Our screening programs for all cancers also function as population-based research studies that span the cancer experience, from prevention and early detection to survivorship.

Also in Fort Worth is UT Southwestern’s Monty and Tex Moncrief Medical Center, which provides outpatient care for a full spectrum of medical conditions, including more than a dozen specialties