Shopping card sales to benefit CTRC cancer care, research

Posted: Thursday, October 03, 2013

The Cancer Center Council Partnerís Shopping Card offers a 20 percent discount at more than 300 stores and restaurants in San Antonio. Proceeds benefit the Cancer Therapy & Research Center.clear graphic
The Cancer Center Council Partnerís Shopping Card offers a 20 percent discount at more than 300 stores and restaurants in San Antonio. Proceeds benefit the Cancer Therapy & Research Center. 

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Contact: Catherine Duncan, 210-567-2570

SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 26, 2013) ó The Cancer Center Council is now selling its Partners Shopping Card, which offers a 20 percent discount at more than 300 stores and restaurants in San Antonio. The card costs $50. All of the net proceeds go directly to the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

The Partners Shopping Card is good from Oct. 18 through Oct. 27. To purchase a card, call 210-450-5571 or visit www.cancercentercouncil.com. The cards also can be purchased at participating retailers. The website includes a list of stores and restaurants.

The Cancer Center Council, with more than 600 active members, has the mission to support the CTRC through cancer education, community outreach, fundraising, patient assistance and volunteer service.

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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 www.ctrc.net.



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