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Center for Oncology Education & Research

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TCU Nursing’s Center for Oncology Education & Research aims to facilitate interdisciplinary learning and research on cancer care and survivorship. This involves creating oncology curricula and certifications for nursing students, conducting interdisciplinary research and offering ongoing education for oncology nurses and the public on cancer prevention, treatment and survivorship.

Established in 2007 with support from the UT Southwestern Moncrief Cancer Foundation, the Center for Oncology Education & Research has made a profound impact on students, research and patient care since its inception.

Did you know? TCU’s is the only nursing program in the nation with a designated oncology emphasis track.

  • Over 300 undergraduates have successfully completed our programs. 
  • More than 2,000 healthcare professionals and over 1,000 community members have received education on various cancer-related topics. 
  • Dedicated support for faculty engaged in impactful oncology research. 
  • Active hosting and participation in cancer-related events, including the annual Cowtown Oncology Nursing Symposium.
  • Collaborative partnerships with national cancer research teams for state and national studies.

For more information about the Center for Oncology Education & Research, contact:

Suzy Lockwood Ph.D., MSN, RN, OCN, FAAN