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


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


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


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


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


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