About Our Location
Welcome to Texas Oncology-Tyler. Our acclaimed staff of medical professionals provides patients with the most advanced, patient-friendly cancer treatment and cancer care available. Patients of Texas Oncology-Tyler benefit from our leading-edge medical services and our participation in innovative research programs. In addition, our support services team is committed to addressing the educational, emotional, financial, and nutritional needs of our patients during their cancer treatment. We deliver all of this with a level of personalized care and convenience not typically found in large metropolitan facilities.
Texas Oncology-Tyler is one of the leaders among the members of the Texas Oncology network in terms of cancer research. Our center has contributed to the development of 25 of the 31 most recently-approved for cancer care in the United States. On average, our center has at any given more than 60 trials available for eligible patients.
We treat all types of cancer, from the most prevalent forms such as breast cancer, prostate cancer, skin cancer and lung cancer to any of more than 200 forms of cancer identified by the medical community. We offer a full range of leading-edge treatment options at high levels of care and convenience. We strive to bring brighter futures to cancer patients and help improve cancer survival rates.
Treating Breast Cancer in Tyler
Physicians at Texas Oncology-Tyler have deep experience in treating many types of breast cancer for females and males. Our practice offers chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and individually tailored combinations of these therapies and others to treat breast cancer for our patients in Tyler. Additionally, Texas Oncology’s Genetic Risk Evaluation and Testing Program can evaluate patients with a strong personal of family history of cancer for gene mutations. Learn more about breast cancer.
The annual Tyler Breast Cancer Conference brings renowned breast cancer researchers to share their expertise in Tyler. This long-standing event demonstrates Texas Oncology-Tyler’s leadership and commitment to research for more effective breast cancer treatments.
Treating Prostate Cancer in Tyler
At Texas Oncology-Tyler, we offer leading-edge techniques for treating prostate cancer, the most common cancer among men. Prostate cancer treatment options vary depending on how advanced the cancer is and if it has spread to other parts of the body. Treatments can include surgery, radiation therapy, hormone therapy, and chemotherapy. Learn more about prostate cancer.
For prostate cancer patients in Tyler, prostate seed implants are also available. Low dose rate (LDR) brachytherapy radioactive seed implants involve the use of radioactive materials inserted into body tissue in close proximity to the tumor to deliver high dose radiation in a permanent or temporary application. LDR brachytherapy is most often used to treat prostate and gynecologic cancers. Dr. Bernard W. (Bill) Taylor is deeply experienced in prostate seed implants.
Treating Lung Cancer in Tyler
Lung cancer, one of the most prevalent cancers in the United States, can be treated with leading-edge technology and techniques in Tyler. We offer chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted therapies, and other treatments for lung cancer. Lung cancer patients in Tyler, depending on the stage, may be treated by a team of specialists, including pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, medical oncologists, and radiation oncologists. Learn more about lung cancer.
Treating Colon Cancer in Tyler
Texas Oncology-Tyler provides advanced treatments for colon cancer. Tyler colon cancer patients can be treated with chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and targeted therapies. Texas Oncology’s Genetic Risk Evaluation and Testing Program can evaluate patients for Lynch Syndrome. Learn more about colon cancer.
Texas Oncology-Tyler has the resources to help you fight your battle with cancer. We are a proud member of Texas Oncology, the pioneer in community-based, outpatient and multidisciplinary cancer centers. Texas Oncology’s network includes leading cancer treatments such as radiation oncology, PET/CT, SRS, HDR and IMRT.
If you are a newly-diagnosed patient, our website may provide you with important resources. Our reference area will allow you to learn about the types of cancer treatments available for many types of cancer and what chemotherapy or radiation treatment may mean for your fight against cancer. You’ll also find a glossary of cancer terms and helpful videos on what to expect during chemotherapy.
The Can-Survivors is a group for cancer patients with any cancer diagnosis and for their caregivers. The group meets every 1st and 3rd Thursday at Noon. Lunch is provided.
The Multiple Myeloma group meets Thursdays at noon every other month; scheduled dates for 2015 are:
- March 26
- May 28
- July 23
- September 24