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Image - Get to Know Our Newest Hematologist and Medical Oncologist: Dr. Jorge Darcourt

Get to Know Our Newest Hematologist and Medical Oncologist: Dr. Jorge Darcourt

Texas Oncology–Houston Medical Center and Sugar Land warmly welcome Jorge Darcourt, M.D., MHCM. Dr. Darcourt discusses what excites him about joining Texas Oncology and recent advancements in clinical cancer research.
Q&A February 09, 2022
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An Ounce of Prevention...

This National Cancer Prevention Month, learn how getting back on track with recommended cancer screenings can reduce your risk for an advanced-stage cancer diagnosis.
Article February 08, 2022
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Your Starter Pack for Supporting Loved Ones with Cancer

In honor of World Cancer Day, take decisions and to-dos off cancer patients’ minds by using customized “starter packs” designed to help family, friends, caregivers, and colleagues support those living with cancer.
Article February 04, 2022
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Closing the Care Gap for Rural Populations

In observance of World Cancer Day, we spoke to hematologist and medical oncologist, Sucharu Prakash, M.D., Texas Oncology–Paris, about this year’s theme, “Close the Care Gap,” and what that means for rural populations in Texas.
Q&A February 03, 2022
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Cervical Cancer: What You Need to Know

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Gynecologic oncologist, Brandon Roane, M.D., Texas Oncology–Methodist Charlton Cancer Center and Methodist Dallas Cancer Center Gynecologic Oncology, shares what women need to know and do to protect themselves from this disease.
Q&A January 27, 2022
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National Mentoring Month: Physician Perspectives and Career Advice

Mentorship in the healthcare field can foster employee growth and encourage multidisciplinary collaboration. January is National Mentoring Month, so we looked back at some of the best advice and memorable mentorship moments that physicians at Texas Oncology have shared over the past few years.
Article January 26, 2022
Image - Introducing Radiation Oncologist Dr. Ritu Arya to Texas Oncology–Arlington Cancer Center North

Introducing Radiation Oncologist Dr. Ritu Arya to Texas Oncology–Arlington Cancer Center North

Texas Oncology–Arlington Cancer Center North welcomes Ritu Arya, M.D., to the team. Dr. Arya shares what excites her about future of radiation oncology and joining Texas Oncology.
Q&A January 25, 2022
Image - Meet Our Newest Palliative Medicine Physician, Dr. Louis Lux

Meet Our Newest Palliative Medicine Physician, Dr. Louis Lux

Louis Lux, M.D., FAAHPM, recently joined Texas Oncology– Austin Midtown. Dr. Lux shares what inspired his career in palliative medicine and what he wants people to know about the specialty.
Q&A January 18, 2022
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Staying Resilient Through Omicron

Texas Oncology is taking steps to ensure the safety of its patients and staff as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Article January 13, 2022
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Taking Care of Your Mental Health During Cancer and COVID-19

Fighting cancer affects every part of your life, including your emotional well-being. Now, add living with the COVID-19 pandemic, and these challenges become compounded and potentially overwhelming. Consider a few suggestions to help you care for your mental health.
Article January 11, 2022