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Texas Oncology Now Recruiting Patients for Melanoma Clinical Trial

03/26/2024

Texas Oncology, one of the largest community-based oncology practices in the U.S., announced today its participation in a global clinical trial evaluating a treatment for resected high-risk melanoma patients. The Phase 3, randomized V940-001 clinical trial will evaluate Merck and Moderna’s V940 (mRNA-4157), an investigational individualized neoantigen therapy (INT), in combination with KEYTRUDA, Merck’s anti-PD-1 cancer therapy, as a treatment following surgery in patients with resected high-risk (Stage IIB-IV) melanoma. The study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of the INT in combination with KEYTRUDA in this population – as compared to KEYTRUDA alone.

Texas Urology Specialists, part of Texas Oncology, Expands in North Texas with Addition of USMD Urology Care Team

02/28/2024

Texas Urology Specialists, part of Texas Oncology, one of the largest community-based oncology practices in the U.S., announced today that the urology care team at USMD is joining the practice, effective March 1. This expansion adds 13 physicians, five advanced practice providers, and more than 45 support staff members to Texas Urology Specialists, along with four locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.

Texas Oncology Expands in Longview with Major Renovation Project

12/07/2023
Longview, Texas - Texas Oncology, one of the largest community-based oncology practices in the U.S., announced today a major expansion and renovation of its Longview location. The more than $11 million project will add 3,000 square feet of space to the cancer center located at 1300 N. 4th St., increasing the facility’s size by 11% percent.

Carrum Health and Texas Oncology Collaborate on New Breast Cancer Treatment Model

11/15/2023
Carrum Health, a value-based Centers of Excellence healthcare solution changing how we pay for and deliver cancer and surgical care, and Texas Oncology, one of the largest community-based oncology practices in the U.S., today announced a new collaboration to provide high-quality, cost-effective breast cancer care to patients.

Texas Oncology and Navigating Cancer Collaboration Delivers Improved Care and Cost Reductions for Patients

10/28/2023
Texas Oncology, one of the largest community-based oncology practices in the U.S., and Navigating Cancer, a leading provider of oncology digital healthcare solutions, today announced significant patient benefits from an extensive deployment of routine electronic patient-reported outcomes (ePRO) coupled with systematic patient navigation. Key findings presented at the 2023 ASCO Quality Care Symposium include a significant reduction in patient hospitalizations, a related reduction in overall cost of care, and fewer deaths.
 

Texas Oncology Opens New Comprehensive Cancer Center in Beaumont

10/13/2023
BEAUMONT – Texas Oncology, one of the largest community-based oncology practices in the U.S., marked today the recent opening of its new 32,000 square-foot cancer care center, located on the CHRISTUS Southeast Texas St. Elizabeth campus. The new, larger center was built to enable Texas Oncology to provide an enhanced patient experience while meeting the growing need for cancer care in Beaumont and throughout Southeast Texas.

Texas Oncology Earns Workplace Accolades from Forbes, Newsweek, and Talent Board

09/26/2023
Ranking 6th in Texas on Forbes ‘America’s Best Employers by State’ list highlights Texas Oncology’s commitment to a quality workforce focused on patient care.

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

09/14/2023
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

08/28/2023
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

07/18/2023
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.