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.

“THE COOKING CLASSES WERE GREAT.”

Survivor Story: Joann Ezell

For Joann Ezell, Moncrief Cancer Institute not only provided “a shoulder to cry on,” but cooking classes that were “so fun and so soothing.”

Joann knows that nutrition is extremely important during chemotherapy. But, as a busy working mom, she found it difficult to prepare tasty meals that would boost her immune system. Dietitians at Moncrief Cancer Institute showed her how to create nutritious meals that help in her fight against cancer.

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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.”

“I’M MORE ACTIVE THAN I’VE EVER BEEN.”

Survivor Story: Desiree Lipscomb

When Desiree Lipscomb, a Hood County math teacher, discovered that her breast cancer had recurred, she decided to get healthy – and stay healthy. She enrolled in free exercise classes, and takes advantage of them when the Mobile Cancer Survivor Clinic visits Granbury.

Lisa Ross, the fitness expert for the clinic, developed a fitness program that fit Desiree’s level and limitations. “I’m more active than I’ve ever been,” Desiree said.

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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.