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Texas Oncology Announces the Addition of Slavisa Gasic, M.D., Ph.D. as Full-Time Oncologist at Texas Oncology-Uvalde

UVALDE, Texas, May 23, 2016 – Texas Oncology announces that Slavisa Gasic, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the practice as a full-time medical oncologist at Texas Oncology-Uvalde. Dr. Gasic specializes in medical oncology and hematology. He is seeing patients at the clinic at 1195 Garner Field Road, Building A, Suite 200.

At Texas Oncology, we are working to ensure that all patients with cancer—no matter where they live—receive the highest quality care,” said Manuel A. Santiago, M.D., who has been leading the Texas Oncology-Uvalde team. “Today we have more tools to help patients that ever before, and with the addition of Dr. Gasic as a full-time oncologist in Uvalde we will continue to  improve access to care for residents, bringing them comprehensive treatment and compassionate cancer care close to the support of family and loved ones.

As a full-time medical oncologist seeing patients in Uvalde, I am eager to help fulfill the healthcare needs of the community,” said Dr. Gasic. “Patients here will have improved access to oncology and hematology services. As result our patients remain close to their support network of family and friends.

Dr. Gasic received his medical degree is from the University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia. He has a doctorate of philosophy in pharmacology from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He completed his fellowship in hematology and oncology at the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, and residency in internal medicine at the University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York. He also completed a research fellowship in endocrinology at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. In addition, he is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

About Texas Oncology

Texas Oncology delivers high-quality cancer care with leading-edge technology and advanced treatment and therapy options available to help patients achieve “More breakthroughs. More victories.”® in their fights against cancer. Texas Oncology, a pioneer in community-based cancer care, is an independent oncology practice with sites of service throughout Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Texas Breast Specialists and Texas Urology Specialists, which focus on all areas of breast and urologic care, as well as Texas Center for Proton Therapy, are a part of Texas Oncology. 

Texas Oncology patients have the opportunity to take part in some of the most promising clinical trials in the nation for a broad range of cancers. Texas Oncology is affiliated with US Oncology Research, which has played a role in nearly 60 FDA-approved cancer-fighting drugs, about one-third of all cancer therapies approved by the FDA to date.

Texas Oncology is an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, one of the nation’s largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks in America.

For more information, visit www.TexasOncology.com or call 1-888-864-4226.

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