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Skin Cancer Prevention and Sun Safety

Take time to enjoy the sunshine safely this summer. Keep yourself and those you love protected from harmful rays and stay smart about skin cancer prevention.
Article June 28, 2021
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Immunotherapy: Fighting Cancer from Within

Cancer researchers are just starting to scratch the surface of what may be one of the biggest revolutions in cancer treatment in our lifetimes – harnessing the immune system to help fight cancer. Learn more about immunotherapy.
Q&A June 22, 2021
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2021 ASCO Annual Meeting: Five Things to Know

While the 2021 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) underscored the importance of health equity in cancer care, researchers also released noteworthy study results, highlighted prominent clinical trials, and shared valuable perspectives. Texas Oncology shares five valuable topics from ASCO’s annual meeting.
Article June 15, 2021
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Welcome Dr. Melissa Korb to Texas Oncology Surgical Specialists

Texas Oncology Surgical Specialists–Deke Slayton Cancer Center welcomes thoracic surgeon Melissa Korb, M.D. Learn about what led Dr. Korb to become a thoracic surgeon.
Q&A June 11, 2021
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Celebrating National Cancer Survivors Day®

In honor of National Cancer Survivors Day®, observed annually on June 6, we share more about Texas Oncology’s survivorship program and our care teams’ focus on guiding patients toward healthy living and life beyond cancer treatment.
Article June 04, 2021
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Charles Tucker: How Cancer Research Saved My Life

Charles Tucker enrolled in a clinical trial in July 2016 after being diagnosed with esophageal cancer. Charles shared his experience in recognition of National Cancer Research Month.
Q&A May 27, 2021
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Committed and Compassionate: Celebrating Oncology Nurses

In recognition of Oncology Nursing Month, observed annually in May, three of Texas Oncology’s nursing leaders share the most rewarding part of caring for patients with cancer.
Article May 19, 2021
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Three Questions to Ask Your Oncologist About Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are a safe way to advance cancer research while receiving innovative treatment. Questions may arise when it comes to clinical trials, and we are here to answer.
Article May 17, 2021
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Patients Share Perspective on Participating in Clinical Trials

Ovarian cancer and clinical trial patients, Susan Shivers and Barbara Hamons, share their perspectives on participating in clinical trials.
Q&A May 14, 2021
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Dr. Anna Priebe: Trust Plays Key Role in Cancer Research

Anna Priebe, M.D., FACOG, of Texas Oncology–Tyler and Longview Cancer Center, discusses the value of participating in cancer research and the importance of trust between patient and physician.
Q&A May 13, 2021