Who we are
The Cancer Clinical Research Core (CCRC) Facility is in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC at El Paso) and the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. We are committed to excellence in patient care, working in multidisciplinary teams and collaborating with the community on our research efforts.
CCRC Team -Left-Right: Rosalinda Heydarian,R.N., M.S., A.N.P. ; Cecilia Ochoa M.P.H., C.P.H.; Jacqueline Marek-Gamez, B.S.,B.A; Zeina Nahleh, M.D., F.A.C.P; Edna Rath, B.A ; Luis Sanchez, B.A.
CCRC's mission is to provide cancer patients in El Paso with access to potentially groundbreaking clinical trials and research in a state-of the art cancer care center, here at home.
CCRC made possible by
The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has helped develop a clinical research program which will focus on clinical studies related to cancer treatment, early diagnosis, and prevention.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Chief of Hematology-Oncology Division, Zeina Nahleh M.D. FACP Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso, shares how a CPRIT research award is providing access to new cancer therapies for patients in the El Paso community.
Clinical trials in El Paso (made possible by a CPRIT
Cancer Clinical Research Core
440 Raynolds, El Paso, TX 79905