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13 Chemotherapy Misconceptions

While the medical community has made great strides in treating cancer patients with chemotherapy, there are still myths and misconceptions surrounding these medications. Misconceptions about chemotherapy may make you feel confused or scared about your treatment. Learning the facts will help you feel more comfortable with chemotherapy. Here are the some of the most common…Read More »

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 »