Caring for loved ones who have cancer: lecture with Q&A tonight

Posted: Monday, November 12, 2012
Contact: Elizabeth Allen, (210) 450-2020

A free public lecture on resources for caregivers of cancer patients. A cancer diagnosis can be life-changing, not only for patients, but also for their loved ones. Managing those pressures is the focus of the Nov. 8 lecture, part of a monthly lecture series at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center.

6 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 8, 2012

CTRC, 7979 Wurzbach, 4th Floor Grossman Building, San Antonio


  • Anand B. Karnad, M.D, a UT Medicine hematologist/oncologist

  • Mary Jackson, director of CTRC Patient & Family Services

  • T. Don and Holly Guthrie, who will talk about his cancer diagnosis and their journey through his treatment

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    The Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is one of the elite academic cancer centers in the country to be named a National Cancer Institute (NCI) Designated Cancer Center, and is one of only four in Texas. A leader in developing new drugs to treat cancer, the CTRC Institute for Drug Development (IDD) conducts one of the largest oncology Phase I clinical drug programs in the world, and participates in development of cancer drugs approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. For more information, visit visit

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