Houston, Texas: Cancer Survivors Gauntlet

Bronze cancer patients climb their way through distorted rectangular "gates" of treatment and recovery to emerge cancer-free and smiling.
Address:
Fannin St., Houston, TX
Directions:
Downtown, at the northern tip of Herrmann Park. On the west side of Fannin St. just south of Hermann Drive and just north of Hermann Loop Drive.
Admission:
Free
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Cancer Survivors Gauntlet

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Cancer survivor plaza.

Cancer Survivors Plaza

A small plaza near Herrmann Park is dedicated to cancer survival. This statues by Victor Salmones depict different phases of cancer treatment, from fear to determination to hope and finally to success.

[Irwin & Victorina, 03/31/2013]

Bankrolled by billionaire Richard Bloch, who believed that his "positive mental attitude" defeated his cancer. Two dozen of these nearly-identical plazas are in cities across the U.S. and Canada, although each is slightly different.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Cloud Column: Houston's BeanCloud Column: Houston's Bean, Houston, TX - < 1 mi.
Copy of Washington Monument and Reflecting PoolCopy of Washington Monument and Reflecting Pool, Houston, TX - < 1 mi.
Giant Human OrgansGiant Human Organs, Houston, TX - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Lake Monster, The Woodlands, TX - 30 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

November 13, 2019

My Sights

My Sights

Map and Plan Your Own Roadside Adventure

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Texas Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Louisiana Political Museum and Hall of Fame, Winnfield, Louisiana (Nov 11-17, 2019)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Book Now