A Daily Dose of Hope: START patient creates platform to spread positivity

Colorectal Cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women but is preventable with regular screenings. Since March is dedicated to bringing awareness to this disease, we highlight one patient’s inspirational journey.   A Daily Dose of Hope START patient creates platform to spread positivity   Reagan Greer had never been…Read More »

“Breast cancer isn’t going to kill me, it’s going to save my life.” Find out how one determined START patient viewed her diagnosis as a godsend.

When 53-year-old Debbie Garcia was diagnosed with breast cancer, the part that really scared her wasn’t necessarily the disease. It was the fact that her surgical oncologist, START’s Dr. Alex Miller, couldn’t perform major surgery like a mastectomy to help treat her, due to her extreme weight. “My options were limited because I was morbidly…Read More »

START & Sarah Cannon Partner to Advance Therapies for Patients with Cancer

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS: January 16, 2018 – South Texas Research Accelerated Therapeutics (START) and Sarah Cannon Research Institute announced today a new collaboration to complement and enhance their globally recognized phase I drug development programs. START and Sarah Cannon are each renowned leaders in the field of early phase oncology clinical trials, particularly first-in-human studies. …Read More »

Lung Cancer

Did you know twenty-five percent of lung cancer patients have never smoked? While cigarettes are an undeniable cause of cancer, there are other factors that can put even non-smokers at risk. 3 lesser-known causes of lung cancer Lung cancer can affect anyone, so if you think you’re safe from lung cancer because you’ve never smoked,…Read More »

Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know

Ovarian cancer affects approximately 20,000 American women each year and ranks fifth in cancer-related deaths among women. Unfortunately, only 15 percent of ovarian cancers are found at an early stage, before the cancer has had a chance to spread. Ovarian cancer is often asymptomatic in its early stage; later stages may produce non-specific symptoms that…Read More »