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The Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute
is a research center in San Antonio, Texas
Texas is the second largest U.S. state by both area and population, and the largest state by area in the contiguous United States.The name, based on the Caddo word "Tejas" meaning "friends" or "allies", was applied by the Spanish to the Caddo themselves and to the region of their settlement in...
Located in the South Texas Medical Center
The South Texas Medical Center consists of of medical-related facilities in northwest San Antonio.The STMC, which directly serves 38 counties, consists of forty-five medically related institutions; separate medical, dental and nursing schools, five higher educational institutions, twelve...
, the facility was established by the largest single oncology endowment in the history of the U.S.http://gccri.uthscsa.edu
The center was established in 1999 under a $200,000,000 endowment. The facility is part of the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.
The $50 million facility was completed in 2004.