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.

Free prostate cancer screening

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. Watch here.

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.
 

Help for the uninsured

Millions of dollars are available for cancer services for uninsured Texans, thanks to state voters who approved funding for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Dr. Keith Argenbright tells us how CPRIT grants are saving lives every day here in North Texas.

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.  Watch here

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.

Cancer services closer to home

WFAA-TV’s story on Moncrief’s $1.1 million mobile highlights free survivor services.  Watch here.

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.  Watch here

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.

Fox News: Dr. Keith Argenbright on President Carter’s Cancer Diagnosis

Dr. Keith Argenbright, Moncrief Cancer Institute Director, speaks with "Good Day" host Tim Ryan about the diagnosis of metastatic cancer for former President Jimmy Carter.

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Grant to Moncrief Institute funds colon cancer tests for older adult

Some 174,000 people in the Fort Worth area are eligible for free colon cancer screening tests, thanks to a $4.8 million grant awarded in May to UT Southwestern Moncrief Cancer Institute. Read more>>

Largest ever CPRIT prevention grant expands Fort Worth colon cancer screening program

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.

Clinical care now included at Moncrief Cancer Institute

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

Services come truckin’ to Granbury

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.

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Treatment on Wheels

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday morning at the Somervell County Expo Center for Moncrief Cancer Institute's Mobile Cancer Survivor Clinic.

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Moncrief Cancer Institute expanding Mobile Services

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…

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UT Southwestern Unveils Mobile Clinic to Server Cancer Survivors in Rural Areas

The $1.1 million truck is expected to serve 5,000 people each year in nine counties: Wise, Parker, Tarrant, Hood, Johnson, Ellis, Navarro, Erath and Somervell…

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