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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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Innovative Breast Cancer Treatment Performed in Paris

Publication: The Paris News, Paris
Glenda Martin had a family history of breast cancer. Little did she know, she would be the first to receive a breakthrough treatment in her hometown.

Joint Effort to Provide a First for Austin-Area Patients with Blood Disorders

Publication: KLBJ-AM, Austin
A collaboration between several Central Texas health care facilities will bring a service to Austin that could help patients with blood disorders.

An Alternative to Chemotherapy

Publication: KMID-TV (ABC)

There's a new alternative to chemotherapy for certain kinds of cancer that doctors say could one day change the way the disease is treated.

10 Things You Need to Know About the BRCA Genes

Publication: Breast Cancer Resources Center of Austin Newsletter, Austin
Since breast cancer is so common, women are now asking themselves: what are the BRCA genes, do I need to be tested, and why is this information important?

Are 'E-Cigarettes' Safe? The Debate Drags On

Publication: Amarillo Globe-News, Amarillo
E-cigarettes still carry health risks and the devices haven’t been studied long-term, said Rob Flippin, nurse manager at Texas Oncology in Amarillo.

Local Transplant Program Keeping More Patients Closer to Home

Publication: KFDA-TV (CBS)

The Amarillo Blood and Marrow Transplant program is now accredited in both their patient stem cell and donor stem cell transplant service programs.

Local Stem Cell Transplant Program Keeping More Patients Closer to Home

Publication: NewsChannel10.com (Website of KDFA-TV), Amarillo

Skin Cancer and the Sun: Protecting Yourself in the Summer Heat

Publication: ValleyCentral.com (Website of KGBT-TV), McAllen
Dr. Saresh Ratnam, an oncologist with Texas Oncology, says, "Exposure to the sun and to UV light raises the risk for skin cancer."

Texas Center for Proton Therapy Brings Innovative Cancer Treatment to Dallas-Fort Worth

Publication: Culture Map, Dallas
In the world of cancer treatment, innovation is always on the agenda. Irving is putting itself on the map for cancer treatment by opening the Texas Center for Proton Therapy. Scheduled to start accepting patients in 2016, the $105 million center is breaking ground in Las Colinas on May 15 thanks to Texas Oncology.

Supreme Court DNA Ruling Hits Home for Austin Cancer Survivor

Publication: Austin.YNN.com (Website of YNN-TV), Austin