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Image - Welcome to Right Here - a podcast from Texas Oncology

Welcome to Right Here - a podcast from Texas Oncology

Right Here – a  podcast from Texas Oncology shares patient stories of inspiration – first-person experiences from people whose lives have been touched by cancer. Learn more about the podcast and meet our season one guests.
Article April 27, 2022
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5 Tips To Reduce Stress As a Cancer Patient

April is National Stress Month. While excessive stress is detrimental to everyone, it presents additional challenges for those who are immunocompromised, such as cancer patients. So how can patients make themselves a top priority and reduce stress while battling cancer? Here are five tips to reduce stress as a cancer patient.
Q&A April 25, 2022
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National Healthcare Decisions Day: What to Know About Advance Care Planning

Justin W. Wray, M.D. Ph.D., of Texas Oncology–Waco shares the importance of advance care planning and exploring all available care directives as patients plan for future medical decisions.
Q&A April 14, 2022
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Dr. Preethi John Joins Texas Oncology–Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center

Texas Oncology–Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center recently welcomed Preethi John, M.D., to their team. Dr. John discusses her approach to personalized patient care and vision for the future of cancer treatment.
Q&A March 21, 2022
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Picture a Patient With Colorectal Cancer

When you picture a patient with colorectal cancer, a certain picture may come to mind. However, long-held impressions of what a patient with colorectal cancer “looks like” may not be true. During Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, learn the truth about colorectal cancer.
Article March 18, 2022
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Call for Nominations: Texas Oncology and The DAISY Foundation™ to Recognize Outstanding Nurses

Texas Oncology and The DAISY Foundation™ are accepting nominations for The DAISY Award® for Extraordinary Nurses to recognize the impact our nurses make every day in the lives of patients and their families. Nominations will be accepted from March 1 to April 30.
Article March 17, 2022
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Colorectal Cancer: Recognizing Your Risk

During Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, learn the symptoms of colorectal cancer so that you can better recognize your risk of developing the disease.
Article March 16, 2022
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What a Colorectal Surgeon Wants You to Know

In recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March, colorectal surgeon, Roberto Rodriguez-Ruesga, M.D., FACS, FASCRS, shares what he believes people should know about lowering their risk of colorectal cancer.
Q&A March 08, 2022
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Texas Oncology–Houston Willowbrook and Tomball Welcome Dr. Anna Belcheva

Anna Belcheva, M.D., recently joined Texas Oncology–Houston Willowbrook and Tomball. Dr. Belcheva reflects on her career to- date and shares what excites her about joining Texas Oncology.
Q&A February 24, 2022
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Texas Oncology–Denton Welcomes Dr. Gary Lu

Hematologist and medical oncologist Gary Lu, M.D., Ph.D., recently joined Texas Oncology–Denton. Dr. Lu shares his vision for the future of cancer treatment and a message to his prospective patients.
Q&A February 22, 2022