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Texas Oncology Expands in Rio Grande Valley to Provide Surgical Oncology Services

Texas Oncology, one of the largest community-based oncology practices in the U.S., announced today the expansion of its services in the Rio Grande Valley region to include surgical oncology, with the addition of Vijian Dhevan, M.D., MBA, FACS to the physician team. Dr. Dhevan is board-certified in general surgery and has expertise in surgical oncology, as well as bariatric, pediatric (non-oncology procedures), and robotic surgery.

New Law Clears the Way for Expansion of Lifesaving Biomarker Testing in Texas

DALLAS – A new bill taking effect on Sept. 1 will expand lifesaving biomarker testing in Texas, helping connect cancer patients with new therapies that are more targeted and effective, especially in cases of advanced disease. Texas Oncology joined with other leading cancer care advocacy groups to encourage passage of Senate Bill 989, which was signed into law on May 30 and requires health insurance companies to cover biomarker testing. Texas is the 11th state to expand access to biomarker testing.

Texas Oncology Expands Radiation Therapy Services With Vista del Sol Location Opening

Texas Oncology, one of the largest community-based oncology practices in the U.S., announced today the expansion of its radiation therapy services in El Paso with the opening of Texas Oncology–El Paso Vista Del Sol. Texas Oncology acquired the radiation treatment assets at this location from Del Sol Medical Center last summer. Following a renovation project, the location has re-opened and is providing treatment to patients whose cancer treatment plans include radiation therapy.

Texas Oncology to Participate in Enhancing Oncology Model, New Medicare Value-Based Care Program

DALLAS – Texas Oncology, one of the largest community-based oncology practices in the U.S., announced today its intention to participate in Enhancing Oncology Model (EOM), a significant new value-based care program from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI). EOM is a five-year program that begins on July 1, 2023.

Texas Oncology Opens New, Expanded Comprehensive Cancer Center in Amarillo

AMARILLO – Texas Oncology has opened a new 50,000-square-foot cancer center in Amarillo, significantly expanding the capacity of the practice to meet the growing need for cancer care in the Texas Panhandle region.

Texas Oncology to Open New Location in Pittsburg

PITTSBURG – Texas Oncology today announced plans to open a new location in Pittsburg, Texas, adding a strategically located site to its growing practice in East Texas.

Texas Oncology Adds Physicians From Central Texas Colon and Rectal Surgeons to Its Colon and Rectal Specialty Division

DALLAS – Texas Oncology announced today that the physicians who practice with Central Texas Colon and Rectal Surgeons will join Texas Colon & Rectal Specialists, the colon and rectal specialty division within Texas Oncology, effective May 1.

Texas Oncology Survey Reveals Significant Link Between Physical and Emotional Well-Being of Cancer Patients

DALLAS (Jan.10, 2023) – New research reveals the physical changes most cancer patients experience have a negative impact on their body image and mental health. The survey, commissioned by Texas Oncology, polled current and former cancer patients from across the southwestern U.S. to better understand the impact cancer has on self perception, body image, and mental and emotional health.

CHRISTUS Health and Texas Oncology-Tyler Open New Cancer Treatment & Research Institute

Tyler, TX, November 29, 2022 – CHRISTUS Health and Texas Oncology announced today the opening of the new, innovative Northeast Texas Cancer and Research Institute at 501 S. Saunders Ave. in Tyler, Texas, a major step forward in enhancing and expanding cancer care in northeast Texas. The center’s first patients received leading-edge treatment and oncology services this month.

Texas Oncology’s Pharmacies Recognized for Excellence by Accreditation Commission for Health Care

DALLAS (August 30, 2022) – Following a rigorous review of multiple sites, the medically integrated pharmacies of Oncology Pharmacy Services, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Texas Oncology, were recently accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) with oncology distinction.