Steve Hays, ThriveWell Cancer Foundation Board Member, is a proud San Antonian — born and raised in this great city. He graduated from TMI in 1982 and received his college degree from St. Mary’s University. After completing college, Steve established his Farmers Insurance office in Alamo Heights and has been helping people with their insurance… Read More


I am ever so grateful that in February 2019 South Texas Radiology noticed something slightly different in my annual mammogram and decided to take a sonogram, and then a biopsy. That led to the confirmation that I had breast cancer. I got two opinions for treatment, then selected The START Center for Cancer Care doctors for my surgery,… Read More


As a physiologist, Jessica Ibarra freely admits she was far from becoming the genetic engineer or dentist she dreamt of becoming as a young girl. Growing up she was curious and fascinated by things around her. Lucky for her, she grew up in a household fostered by curiosity and ingenuity. Her father, an auto mechanic,… Read More


Women In Medicine and Law Dinner presented by University Health System Monday, October 14, 2019 – 6pm The Mays Family Center at The Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway, San Antonio, Texas 78209 Benefitting ThriveWell Cancer Foundation’s Diva Program. We hope you’ll join us for our 16th Annual Dinner of Fun, Food, & Fellowship with a purpose!… Read More


On October 26, 2019, the 7th Annual PAINT THE PARKWAY PINK FUN RUN presented by ThriveWell Cancer Foundation will be held in Stone Oak at the Independence Hill Retirement Center. This event is aimed to raise awareness and funds to support those with breast cancer. Registered participants in the 5K race, the one mile walk,… Read More


ThriveWell Cancer Foundation are the proud recipients of the immense generosity of Kym Rapier and the George & Kym Rapier Family Foundation with a  ONE MILLION DOLLAR gift to the Susan and Samantha Patient Assistance Fund at ThriveWell. We are beyond honored for this powerful gift which will have a tremendous impact to the cancer… Read More


Dr. Amy Lang is a medical oncologist in practice with the START Center, treating adult patients with cancer. Dr. Lang received her B.A. in English from Duke University. She completed medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and then attended Baylor University Medical Center for her internal medicine residency and… Read More


Dr. Terry Fried (68) started life in Washington D.C before moving to Vienna, Austria where his father worked for the IAEA and FAO (two UN organizations). He graduated from high school there before attending College at Harvard. He met his wife, Jane, at the Medical College of Virginia before coming to San Antonio in 1977.… Read More


Diane Warren, Board Member, ThriveWell Cancer Foundation is the Founder and CEO of Bounceology where she works with companies and organizations to accelerate their success. She assists executives in meeting their operational goals, meeting financial objectives through creative approaches, maximizing hot topics, facilitating projects and driving results and value. Originally from Washington, DC she has… Read More


We received this wonderful “Shout Out” from Diva, Michelle Liulama. Shout Out to Jay, Salsa Fit instructor at Najim YMCA and our one and only Joseé, for taking us salsa dancing at Arjon’s Intternational Club. On behalf of the Divas who came, thank you so much for a wonderful evening. We saw other dances that… Read More