Paul was being treated for advanced glaucoma, severe arthritis, and being scheduled for knee replacement when his last annual physical indicated his PSA had increased to 8.9. We were referred to an urologist for further evaluation. A biopsy indicated he had aggressive prostate cancer. Treatment protocol included both external beam radiation and hormone therapy with… Read More


Liz Worley, Board Member, ThriveWell Cancer Foundation, has spent her career in education, most recently as a full-time mother to two children and volunteer to their various educational and extracurricular endeavors. She is a realtor and invests in residential real estate in the San Antonio area. Additionally, she has worked as an editorial consultant for… Read More


In Queso You Didn’t Know! YTAC powered by San Antonio is hosting the 6th annual Queso Bowl on Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 1pm – 5pm at the Social Spot, San Antonio, Texas! What better way to spend a Sunday Funday than with friends, family, queso, live music and beer? Grab your ticket today! $30… Read More


Aimee Locke, Board Member, ThriveWell Cancer Foundation, is from San Antonio and loves to spend time with her family, watching all types of open-wheel racing, exercising and participating in hands on charity work especially with special needs individuals. She has a husband of 23 years and three children – Peyton 20, Parker 18, Patience 14.… Read More


ThriveWell has formally joined forces with Young Texans Against Cancer (YTAC) and Women In Medicine and Law to make a difference in the lives of local cancer patients. YTAC is an amazing group of young men and women who have been affected by cancer and want to help those battling the disease in San Antonio.… Read More


I know I am a fortunate one. My mom passed away of breast cancer in 2000. It had come back after 30 years. She was my best friend and the loveliest lady ever. I have a twin sister. I would always kid her that we were little Petri dishes from our mom so when I… Read More


Earlier this year Young Texans Against Cancer, otherwise known as YTAC, partnered with ThriveWell in order to thrive and grow its San Antonio chapter. Jenness Gough, Board President, Young Texans Against Cancer (YTAC) powered by ThriveWell, talks about hearing the news of her grandmother’s cancer diagnosis, how she got involved in YTAC, and what she… Read More


My name is Dan Shockley I’m 58 years of age and reside in Spring Branch, Texas. I’m retired Navy, Operation Desert Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran and a 7-year hereditary colon cancer warrior. I was introduced to the ThriveWell Cancer Foundation by Erin Ercoline, Executive Director, while at the Colon Cancer… Read More


At this year’s ThriveWell Annual Luncheon, honoring service members and veterans, we were thrilled to introduce Heather Hancock, MD, Major, United States Air Force, Trauma Surgeon, Cancer Survivor and ThriveWell Diva as our featured speaker. Heather has over 20 years of active duty experience in the United States Air Force. While she specializes in trauma surgery… Read More


We are excited to announce that the Diva and Dude program has expanded to include a 6th location! We now offer classes on the Southside at the Harvey E. Najim YMCA located at 3122 Roosevelt Ave. 78214 (right next to the Mission Library). Classes are already in full swing! Check out the schedule:  Najim YMCA Diva and Dude… Read More