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


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. 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


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


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