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The Texas Oncology News Hub is your source for important, helpful news and information about trends and innovations in cancer treatment, as well updates on our physicians, locations, and the care that we provide.

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Embracing Life After a Cancer Diagnosis

Join us for the Survive & Thrive webinar on February 14, 2019 and let's talk about intimacy after cancer.
Webinar February 14, 2019

Jeff Yorio: World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day is a great way to bring awareness to prevention, screening, and treatment of all types of cancers.
Article January 31, 2019

Cancer in the Workplace

Texas Oncology has developed helpful tips for patients, co-workers, managers, as well as inspiring individual patient stories.
Article January 29, 2019

Top Five Cancer Trends in 2019

Trends shaping cancer treatment and prevention in 2019 blend a focus on the opportunities that lie in deeper understanding of what is unique to each patient with insights gleaned from probing what is common to many.
Article January 18, 2019

Michelle Ashworth: Healthy Weight Week

Healthy Weight Week is an important time to reflect on how we can address bad habits, try new foods and activities, and remember that we only get one body so we should nourish it accordingly.
Article January 18, 2019

Penny DeCou, LCSW: The Role of an Oncology Social Worker

The role of an Oncology Social Worker (OSW) is to provide direct support and navigation services to patients and their families throughout the treatment process.
Article January 17, 2019

Terri Pustilnik, M.D.: Preventing Cervical Cancer

We know that the most important risk factor for developing cervical cancer is the presence of the HPV virus, as more than 90 percent of all cervical cancers have been found to have it present.
Article January 10, 2019

J Russell Hoverman, M.D.: Value-based Programs

In 2019, the trends in cancer care will highlight improvements and opening new doors from previous trends. We will continue to see the use of immunology, which uses the body’s immune system to fight cancer, as part of a personalized treatment plan that is less toxic than chemotherapy.
Article January 03, 2019

Dr. Victor Mangona Recaps Proton Therapy Highlight out of ASTRO

There are many key trends coming out of the 2018 ASTRO Annual Meeting. According to Victor Mangona of Texas Center for Proton Therapy, one in particular may even change the way we treat cancer.
Article October 30, 2018

West Texas Breast Symposium

This Saturday, September 15th, the Midland Health Breast Center and Texas Oncology will host the West Texas Breast Symposium. Continuing Education credits are available for nurses, physicians and radiology technicians, and the public is invited to attend as well.
Article September 11, 2018