About Moncrief Cancer Institute
Moncrief Cancer Institute is a nonprofit, community-based cancer prevention and support center serving the social, emotional, and physical needs of individuals with cancer and their support network. An affiliate of UT Southwestern Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Moncrief staff comprises licensed social workers, licensed and registered dietitians, nurse educators, genetic counselors, clinical psychologists, a medical bill consultant, and outreach advocates. Moncrief works collaboratively with other community agencies to provide patients with the resources they need.
About UT Southwestern Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center
Established in 1989 through a generous gift from Dallas philanthropist Harold C. Simmons, the Simmons Cancer Center offers 13 major clinical care programs. Simmons Cancer Center is a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated Cancer Center, which is considered the “gold standard” that defines broad excellence in oncology. Such cancer centers are a major source of discovery of the nature of cancer and of the development of more effective approaches to cancer prevention, diagnosis and therapy. They also deliver medical advances to patients, educate health care professionals and the public, and reach out to underserved populations.
About UT Southwestern Medical Center
UT Southwestern Medical Center ranks among the top academic medical centers in the world. Our mission is to improve health through innovative patient care, research, and education. Founded in 1943, UT Southwestern has evolved rapidly into a premier research institution, pioneering breakthroughs in cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurosciences, and women’s health. UT Southwestern's faculty includes five members awarded Nobel Prizes since 1985, including most recently Dr. Bruce A. Beutler, who received his in December 2011. Patient care is provided in our university hospitals and clinics, where we offer the latest advanced treatments and technologies.