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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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Health Checks for Men

Publication: Spectrum News Austin
12/11/2022

Lawrence Tsai, M.D., Texas Urology Specialists–Austin and Georgetown, joins Spectrum News in the studio to talk about men’s health to help local Texans stay healthy and prevent future diseases. He speaks on general healthy lifestyle advice for men, annual cancer screening guidelines, and the new prostate surgery that Dr. Tsai introduced to the Austin region.

Texas Oncology-New Braunfels set to nearly double its facility size through expansion

Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung
12/09/2022
Texas Oncology-New Braunfels, located at 1448 E. Common Street, is expanding its facility by adding an additional 8,000 square feet of space. The project, which began in August, is set to be completed by summer of 2023.

Give Yourself The Holiday Gift Of 'Presence' While Fighting Cancer

Publication: Austin Medical Times, Houston Medical Times, Palesine Herald-Press
12/01/2022
Tidings of comfort and joy can take on a different meaning during the holidays as a cancer patient. With so much focus needed to manage your diagnosis and the effects of cancer and treatment, it may be hard or even impossible to maintain some of your family’s beloved holiday traditions. Shail Dalal, M.D., Texas Oncology–Palestine Cancer Center, Srinath Sundararajan, M.D., FACP, Texas Oncology–Katy, Bellville and Sealy, and Bridget O’Brien, D.O., FACS, FSSO, Texas Breast Specialists–Cedar Park and Georgetown share how to talk about the holidays with your children and tips for parenting with cancer this holiday season.

Business & Professional Women In Austin: Karen Cohen, M.D.

Publication: The Jewish Outlook
12/01/2022
In The Jewish Outlook's annual special section highlighting business and professional women, Karen Cohen, M.D., radiation oncologist at Texas Oncology–Austin Central and Round Rock, discusses her career as a women, what inspires her on the job and more.

Officials Celebrate Opening of Northeast Texas Cancer and Research Institute In Tyler

Publication: Longview News-Journal
11/30/2022
Officials from Texas Oncology-Tyler, Christus Health, city and Smith County officials and other dignitaries were on site for the grand opening of the state-of-the-art facility. The 85,000-square-foot Northeast Texas Cancer and Research Institute in Tyler will include clinic space for medical oncology, hematology, gynecologic oncology, radiation oncology, and nearly 3,000 square feet of dedicated clinical research space. 

Northeast Texas Cancer and Research Institute Opens in Tyler

Publication: KETK-TV (NBC, Tyler), KFXK-TV (FOX, Tyler)
11/29/2022
Northeast Texas Cancer and Research Institute had its grand opening in Tyler on Tuesday. The new clinic is an 85,000-foot facility with about 3,000 feet designated for research space. The facility has specialized areas for radiation oncology, gynecologic oncology, hematology, and medical oncology. The purpose of this facility is to encourage healing, here at home. Some patients have to travel to Houston or Dallas for their oncology appointments. Now, they have the convenience of having all of their doctors in East Texas.

Northeast Texas Cancer and Research Institute Grand Opening Set Tonight

Publication: Tyler Morning Telegraph
11/29/2022
Christus Health and Texas Oncology's collaborative cancer center in Tyler is hosting a grand opening ceremony tonight, November 29th. The 85,000-square-foot Northeast Texas Cancer and Research Institute in Tyler will include clinic space for medical oncology, hematology, gynecologic oncology, radiation oncology, and nearly 3,000 square feet of dedicated clinical research space. 

'A Place For Wellness': Officials Celebrate Opening of Northeast Texas Cancer and Research Institute

Publication: Tyler Morning Telegraph
11/29/2022
Officials from Texas Oncology-Tyler, Christus Health, city and county officials, and other dignitaries were on site for the grand opening of the state-of-the-art, world-class facility that will be a game-changer for patients and their families. The new 85,000-square-foot institute will include clinic space for medical oncology, hematology, gynecologic oncology, radiation oncology and a clinical research space.

The Importance Of Screening For Breast Cancer

Publication: Palestine Herald-Press
11/26/2022
As a result of the pandemic, less people are going into doctors’ offices for their annual checkups and screenings, leading to more cancer diagnoses being caught late. Dr. Shail Dalal, M.D., Texas Oncology–Palestine, shares more about the importance of breast cancer screenings and early detection.

Family-Focused Care: How To Talk About Breast Cancer With Your Loved Ones

Publication: Palestine Herald-Press
11/25/2022
A diagnosis, treatment plan, or return of breast cancer can impact all aspects of your life. As you adjust to the physical, emotional, and psychological changes that come with cancer, you also must decide when and how to tell your family, friends, and broader support system. Tanyel S. Williams, LMSW, ACSW, CHW, ACHP-SW, OSW-C, Texas Oncology–Palestine Cancer Center, shares how to have a conversation about breast cancer with your loved ones.