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Texas Oncology in Central Texas

Founded in 1986, Texas Oncology is a pioneer in high quality community-based cancer care. Texas Oncology is an independent oncology practice with more than 460 physicians and 210 locations across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma, including 54 comprehensive cancer centers. Our practice includes 300 medical oncologists, 61 radiation oncologists, 26 gynecologic oncologists, 61 surgeons and 134 advanced practice providers. Texas Oncology’s community-based approach of integrated subspecialty oncology care enables patients to receive leading-edge treatment while living at home and receiving the critical support of family and friends. More than 50,000 new patients were seen at Texas Oncology last year.

Leading innovation in quality cancer care for Texans

Texas Oncology uses evidence-based best practices to guide patient treatment across the network in a program known as Pathways, in collaboration with the National Cancer Collaborative Network. Texas Oncology physicians use these Pathways and programs to support genetic risk assessment, disease management, cancer survivorship, and advance care planning to improve the quality of the patients’ cancer journey.

At our comprehensive cancer centers, our patients access much of their treatment under one roof from a knowledgeable and supportive cancer care team, including chemotherapy, patient navigation, social services, financial consultation, radiation, access to clinical trials, X-rays, PET, CT, other diagnostic imaging, lab, and pharmacy services.

Participation in leading-edge clinical trials

Patients who are treated at Texas Oncology have the opportunity to participate in some of the most promising national clinical trials for a broad range of cancers. Texas Oncology is a primary participant in US Oncology Research, which has played a role in more than 75 FDA-approved therapies, about one-third of all cancer therapies approved by the agency to date. At any given time, more than 150 national clinical trials are open throughout the network.

Wide scope of oncology subspecialties offer a broad range of services

Medical oncologists and hematologists, radiation oncologists, genitourinary oncologists, gynecologic oncologists, pediatric oncologists, Texas Breast Specialists, Texas Center for Interventional Surgery, Texas Oncology Surgical Specialists, and Texas Urology Specialists enhance the portfolio of cancer services Texas Oncology provides to the communities served. In addition, 325 certified oncology nurses work across the practice to meet the unique needs of oncology patients.

Texas Center for Proton Therapy in Irving, Texas, provides physicians another advanced radiation treatment option.

Integration of health technology platforms to enhance care delivery and population health

Texas Oncology is a leader in innovative healthcare programs to reduce the cost of care and improve population health.

Texas Oncology in Central Texas

Leading innovation in quality cancer care for Texans. Texas Oncology in Central Texas is comprised of six comprehensive cancer centers and eight additional sites of service. Central Texas locations offer medical oncology, radiation oncology, gynecologic oncology, neurologic oncology, sarcoma and orthopaedic oncology, surgical oncology, hematology, breast surgery, diagnostic imaging, and lab and pharmacy services.

Patients in Central Texas currently participate in more than 55 clinical trials, including Phase I studies, for a variety of cancers.

Texas Oncology’s Genetic Risk Evaluation and Testing Program is offered at all Central Texas locations. It provides an in-depth cancer risk assessment for individuals with a significant personal and/or family history of cancer.

Texas Oncology was integral to bringing blood and marrow transplant services to Austin, through a joint collaborative with the Texas Transplant Institute.

Texas Oncology–Austin Brain Tumor Center’s highly-experienced physicians and medical professionals provide patients with advanced, patient-friendly treatment. Patients benefit from leading-edge medical services and treatment options, advanced technologies, and our participation in innovative research programs that offer new treatment options and clinical trials for patients.

The radiation oncology team in Central Texas received full accreditation from the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), following an independent and rigorous review, validating our commitment to high quality radiation therapy care.

Texas Oncology in Austin is a primary member of the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG), with affiliate designations for Texas Oncology in Fort Worth, Houston, and Dallas. Women in these areas can access National Cancer Institute-sponsored trials locally, enabling them to stay close to the critical support of family and friends.

Texas Oncology in Austin has strong relationships and fosters collaboration with many local cancer organizations and supports cancer awareness and services efforts in the community. In the past decade Texas Oncology physicians have given more than a million dollars in donations to volunteer organizations in Central Texas, which in turn provide cancer services to our patients.