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Texas Oncology in Rio Grande Valley

Leading Innovation in Quality Cancer Care for Texans

Texas Oncology offers comprehensive cancer treatment to patients in the Rio Grande Valley region using leading-edge technologies, and innovative therapies, including medical oncology, surgical oncology, and radiation therapy. With deep, long standing community ties, Texas Oncology delivers compassionate cancer care to patients where they live. The practice provides patients with access to vital resources that enhance and support their care close to home such as genetic risk evaluation and testing and virtual nutrition education classes and support groups. Lab services and medically integrated pharmacies are close-at-hand to make the process more manageable. With more than 38 years of providing quality care to local patients, Texas Oncology is a leading cancer care provider in the Rio Grande Valley.

Providing Access to Cancer Care Close to Home

For patients in the Rio Grande Valley, cancer treatment plans may include a combination of treatment types. We use leading-edge treatments and technologies to create an evidence-based plan for each patient, which may include a combination of treatment types specific to your needs such as:

Medical Oncology

The medical oncologists in the Rio Grande Valley monitor and evaluate their patients’ progress, collaborating with other medical professionals to determine treatment options and consulting with patients to help them make informed decisions about their treatment.

Surgical Oncology

The Texas Oncology Surgical Specialists–Harlingen physician team provides innovative, minimally-invasive surgical options to diagnose, stage, and treat breast, esophageal, gastric, colon and rectal, melanoma, and other cancers.

Radiation Therapy

The radiation therapy team at Texas Oncology includes radiation oncologists as well as physicists and dosimetrists who calculate precise dosages of radiation to ensure therapy is tailored to each patient. Texas Onocology also works closely with external research organizations to provide clinical trials in radiation therapy to patients and support the development of novel radiotherapy approaches against cancer.

Patient Support Services

Treating cancer and blood disorders goes beyond medicine. Our cancer centers in the Rio Grande Valley area have a wide range of support services for patients and caregivers, including educational services, financial counseling, volunteer programs, and support groups

Genetic Testing and Evaluation

The genetic counselors at Texas Oncology offer in-depth risk assessments which provide early detection, reduce cancer risk, and save lives. They are able to analyze patients’ risk for hereditary cancers, evaluate test results, make treatment recommendations, and assist with follow-up care to protect patients’ health.

Community Involvement

At Texas Oncology–Rio Grande Valley, community involvement is important. We host cancer screening events for local businesses, provide free meals to cancer patients in partnership with McAllen non-profit Infinite Love, and participate in scholarship golf tournaments benefitting high school students in the Rio Grande Valley.

With four sites of services, Rio Grande Valley patients do not have to travel far from home to receive high-quality community-based cancer care.

Research and Clinical Trials

Texas Oncology cancer centers in the Rio Grande Valley participate in a wide range of clincal trials and groundbreaking cancer research paving the way for new breakthroughs in cancer care. Texas Oncology patients in the Rio Grande Valley are may be eligible to take part in these innovative clinical trials. Many of our Rio Grande Valley physicians are active in research and have enrolled patients in clinical trials over the last 25 years. More than 340 patients have been enrolled in clinical trials in the Rio Grande Valley in the last five years.

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