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Image - Taking a Stand for Texans with Cancer

Taking a Stand for Texans with Cancer

Several of Texas Oncology’s leaders and physicians recently testified on behalf of patients at the Texas Legislature, which runs through May 31.
Article May 12, 2021
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The Impact of Telemedicine During and After COVID-19

Debra Patt, M.D., Ph.D., MBA, executive vice president, public policy and strategic initiatives, discusses the rise in telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the future.
Article May 10, 2021
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Dr. Vasu Moparty: What to Know About Esophageal Cancer

Vasu Moparty, M.D., hematologist and medical oncologist at Texas Oncology–Methodist Charlton Cancer Center, Methodist Dallas Cancer Center, and Midlothian, shares ways to lower risk of esophageal cancer.
Q&A April 26, 2021
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Managing Stress, Building Resilience

You’re not alone if you’re anxious about cancer treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic. See why managing stress is an opportunity to build resiliency.
Article April 23, 2021
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Dr. Gustavo E. Guajardo Salinas: Cancer and Thoracic Surgery

Gustavo E. Guajardo Salinas, M.D., thoracic surgeon at Texas Oncology Surgical Specialists–San Antonio Stone Oak and San Antonio Medical Center, explains the role of thoracic surgery in cancer care.
Q&A April 20, 2021
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Wellness Tech 101: Get the Download on Tracking Your Health

Take advantage of advances in technology, such as telemedicine, wearable devices, and smartphone applications, to help you stay in control of your health wherever you go.
Article April 08, 2021
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Texas Oncology–McKinney receives ASTRO’s Accreditation Program for Excellence (APEx®)

Texas Oncology–McKinney receives Accreditation Program for Excellence (APEx®)
Article April 05, 2021
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Celebrating Social Work Month

Social workers play an essential role in the integrated, multi-disciplinary care team that surrounds cancer patients at Texas Oncology. Learn why our social workers are passionate about supporting patients and their families.
Article March 22, 2021
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National Nutrition Month Q&A with Registered Dietitian Karen Smith

Karen Smith, MS, RD, CSO, manager of dietary services, Texas Oncology, explains how patients and caregivers can prioritize their health and nutrition during National Nutrition Month.
Q&A March 16, 2021
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Dr. Rachel Weinheimer: What Women Should Know about Colorectal Cancer

Although colorectal cancer doesn’t discriminate between men and women, Rachel Weinheimer, M.D., colon and rectal surgeon at Texas Oncology Surgical Specialists–Amarillo, wants to help women overcome the challenges associated with colorectal cancer and put their focus on screenings and prevention.
Article March 10, 2021