Scott & White Glenda Tanner Vasicek Treatment Center


“Best Hospitals” cancer-care score: 35/100

Founded: 1897

Beds: 638

Clinicians/researchers: 687


  • (254) 724-5918
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  • 2401 S. 31st St., Temple, TX 76508



Research focus: 

Cell death and differentiation.


Clinic at-a-glance:

Known for delivering personalized, comprehensive care, Scott & White receives U.S. News & World Report’s highest grade for use of advanced technologies and providing services deemed key to patient success. The center follows the multidisciplinary team model. It has nationally recognized diagnostic radiologists with critical experience identifying tumors. Its pathologists are noted for their skill at classifying and staging cancer as well as detecting markers that help physicians create better treatment plans. Scott & White’s surgical oncologists use leading-edge surgical techniques and procedures, such as minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery, to address complex cancers. Treatment at Scott & White encompasses more than the purely clinical. The center sponsors general and cancer-specific support groups and events intended to serve as cathartic opportunities for patients and loved ones to grieve, share and rejoice. Scott & White offers a limited number of clinical trials in which patients may participate.