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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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Taking the Taboo Out of Women's Gastrointestinal Health

Rachel Weinheimer, M.D., colon and rectal surgeon at Texas Oncology Surgical Specialists–Amarillo, discusses the importance of talking about sensitive topics around women’s colon and gut health.
Article December 04, 2020
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Texas Oncology–Austin Central and South Austin Welcome Dr. Priyanka N. Kamath

Texas Oncology–Austin Central and South Austin recently welcomed Priyanka N. Kamath, M.D., M.S. Dr. Kamath discusses her passion for working with patients and what led her to pursue a career in gynecologic oncology.
Q&A December 02, 2020
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Webinar: Straight from the Kitchen - Tips and Recipes for Healthier Holiday Eating

Join us for a live cooking demo and let’s get ready for the holidays together! We will demonstrate cooking and meal preparation techniques, how to reconstruct holiday meals by adding nutrient dense ingredients with cancer fighting benefits and provide creative ways to incorporate seasonal ingredients.
Webinar November 24, 2020
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Healing and Hope: National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

Stephanie Broussard, MSSW, LCSW, ACHP-SW, director of palliative care and social work at Texas Oncology, discusses how palliative care decisions enhance the patient experience.
Q&A November 18, 2020
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Cancer and COVID-19: Celebrate a Safe Holiday This Season

Cancer patients and those with weakened immune systems are more susceptible to viruses, like COVID-19. Make safety a priority this season with these considerations for cancer patients and their loved ones.
Article November 16, 2020
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When Your Cancer Spreads: Three Things to Know About Metastatic Cancer

Cancer that has metastasized has spread from the primary cancer location into other organs or areas of the body and may indicate the disease will be a chronic condition. Here are considerations if you or someone you know is diagnosed with metastatic cancer.
Article November 13, 2020
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Twin Brothers and Veterans Both Choose Proton Therapy for Prostate Cancer Diagnoses

Twin brothers and Vietnam veterans in different states found themselves both facing prostate cancer and choosing proton therapy for treatment. John Horton shares his experience at Texas Center for Proton Therapy.
Article November 11, 2020
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Texas Oncology–Mesquite and Innovative Clinical Trial Center Welcome Dr. Pamela Hoof

Texas Oncology–Mesquite and Innovative Clinical Trial Center at Texas Oncology–Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center recently welcomed hematologist and medical oncologist Pamela Hoof, M.D. Dr. Hoof shares the inspiration behind her career in oncology and the resiliency of the human spirit.
Q&A November 09, 2020
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Texas Oncology–Austin North and South Austin Welcome Dr. Kimberly Loar

Texas Oncology–Austin North and South Austin recently welcomed gynecologist Kimberly Loar, M.D. Dr. Loar discusses her passion for gynecologic care and what excites her most about the future of genetic testing and cancer prevention.
Q&A November 06, 2020
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Webinar: Caregiver Confessions

We know cancer’s impact reaches further than the patient, entire families feel these effects. In this upcoming webinar we are going to take an honest look at the caregiver experience: discuss how to process the emotions, signs of burnout, preventative measures and much more.
Webinar November 03, 2020