About the START Center
At the START Center, our mission is to provide leading-edge, compassionate cancer treatment backed by a deep commitment to advancing towards a new era in cancer care. In pursuit of this mission, the START Center provides world-class care, with multiple convenient locations in San Antonio for cancer treatment, and Early Phase Research Sites in the United States and Europe.

Comprised of a large team of caring, dedicated doctors, the START Center combines excellent people, state-of-the-art capabilities, and the most advanced treatments available. We bring together multiple cancer-care specialties and modalities: surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, integrative therapies, and genetic testing of tumors for thorough efficient care.
World Leaders in Clinical Trials Research
The START Center is the world's largest Early Phase Oncology Research Site network; collectively enrolling more patients annually on early phase studies than any other single cancer research organization. Since inception, START research sites have contributed to over 38 commerically approved anti-cancer drgus, bringing innovative therapies and cures closer to cancer patients worldwide.
Dedicated, Compassionate, Individualized Care
For our physicians and our entire team, compassion is at the center of all we do. We are here to serve your best interests & those of your loved ones. We care for you person-to-person, on an individual level. This includes a treatment plan designed by your physician specifically for you. We work with you, care for you, educate you and learn from you because part of our commitment to providing top-quality cancer care is to also provide the kindness, respect, and compassion you deserve.