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Read more about what’s happening at Texas Oncology and the newest advancements in cancer care. Here are the latest Texas Oncology news and stories highlighting local practices and patients. Select a search option below by cancer center, physician, media type and year and click the search button to find your results. Items in yellow are articles and items in blue are videos.

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Study: Confidence in Genomic Testing Mixed Among Oncologists

Publication: Oncology Times, National
While not all oncologists are ready to embrace genomic testing of patients' tumor samples, others plan to offer this type of testing to their patients.

Stand Up 2 Cancer - Local Doctor Discusses Clinical Trials in Texoma

Publication: KTEN-TV (NBC)

Dr. Tammy Roque of Texas Oncology joins Lisanne to talk about clinical trials that happen right here in Texoma.

Local Breast Cancer Survivor Shares Mothers Day Thoughts and Wishes for Others

Publication: KTEN-TV (NBC)

Cancer survivor AJ Atherton and Tammy Roque of Texas Oncology talk about the importance of a strong positive attitude that's helping AJ with her survival.

Mother's Day Extra Special for Cancer-Surviving Mom

Publication: KXAS-TV (NBC affiliate, Dallas)
An Arlington cancer survivor, who nearly missed out on getting to be a mom, says she’s extra thankful to be celebrating Mother’s Day this weekend.

Sugar Land Resident Celebrating 10 Years of Cancer Survival

Publication: Fort Bend Star, Sugar Land
This Mother’s Day is especially meaningful for Kendra Stratton who's celebrating her 10 year anniversary of cancer survival with two precious kids.

Medical Breakthrough: Brain Cancer Clinical Trials

Publication: KEYE-TV (CBS affiliate), Austin

A Look Inside Cancer

Publication: Healthy Magazine, McAllen
While some cancers have a major risk factor to blame, many have no explanation, no answer to the question: “Why is my body working against me?” 

What Young Men Should Know Now to Protect Against Cancer

Publication: Fort Bend Focus, Houston
Men in their 20s and 30s might feel invincible, but they too can develop cancer.

Steady Progress in the War on Cancer

Publication: IndoAmerican News, Houston
Dr. Vivek Kavadi of Texas Oncology shares his thoughts about progress made in cancer diagnosis and treatment in recent decades.

World Cancer Day and WHO’s Predictions for the Future

Publication: KIAH-TV (CW), Houston
With over 560-events planned world-wide, February 4th is day to raise awareness and debunk the myths about the Big C and to bring “power to the purple!"