Survivor Story: Linda Elsenbaumer

When Linda Elsenbaumer’s sister died after battling breast cancer, Linda decided to get genetic testing. She believed she was at risk because her grandmother had also died of breast cancer.

Linda made an appointment with Sara Pirzadeh-Miller, a certified genetic counselor at Moncrief Cancer Institute, to review her risk of breast cancer and discuss her family’s medical history. Sara carefully explained the factors surrounding testing and gave Linda her options.


Survivor story: Karen Schrepel

A former schoolteacher, Karen Schrepel now devotes her time to helping disabled children through therapeutic horseback riding. While recovering from cancer, Karen experienced significant pain, and struggled to get back to normal. Then, she discovered that Moncrief Cancer Institute could help her through exercise and nutrition programs.

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.

Starting in May, Moncrief’s 18-wheeler mobile clinic will be coming to Lake Granbury Medical Center twice a month. “I like the idea of the truck,” Linda ElSaleh said when viewing the mobile facility Tuesday morning. The Granbury woman said she had cancer about 12 years ago. 


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. Members of the community, Glen Rose Medical Center, Moncrief Cancer Institute, the American Cancer Society and the Glen Rose/Somervell County Chamber of Commerce were on hand for the event.


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…


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…