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14th Annual Breast Cancer Update Conference

The 14th Annual Breast Cancer Update Conference is scheduled for Saturday, September 17 from 8 AM to 1 PM at the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, Texas. This half-day event is designed to educate healthcare providers, breast cancer patients/survivors, and the general public on the latest advancements in breast cancer research and treatment. The keynote address, “Why Doesn't Targeted Therapy Always Work?” will be delivered by Dr. Joyce O'Shaugnessy with Texas Oncology, and the distinguished speaker will be Dr. Anthony Tolcher, with the START Center.


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The Big Give S.A. 2016

The Big Give S.A. is a 24-hour day of giving that brings donors and nonprofits together by creating a shared region-wide experience and connecting people to the causes that matter to them the most. Last year YOU came together to raise $4.3 million dollars for 882 charitable causes in 24 hours. This is your chance to GIVE BIG and make a difference for the Alamo City Cancer Council.



Upcoming Educational Seminar

The ACCC free, educational seminar for the month of May will be presented by Dr. Sharon Wilks, hematologist/oncologist and ACCC Founder.The topic will be Current Approaches to Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer. The seminar will take place on Thursday, May 12 at 6:00 PM. Stay tuned to our website for details on location. We would like to thank Pfizer for serving as our food sponsor.


Hope for Cancer:

Information & Inspiration on Cancer Research

The Alamo City Cancer Council shares new details in cancer research, giving hope to those afflicted with cancer.
    Find detailed information about everything related to cancer in our comprehensive booklets. They include sections about diagnosis, treatment and lifestyle changes.
    Genetics is the study of heredity and the variation of inherited characteristics. Review our FAQs or ask our expert questions you have regarding genetics.
    Join ACCC every month when we host the leading physicians and geneticists involved in cancer prevention, treatment and research.