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Child’s Play Healing at Texas Center for Proton Therapy

Texas Center for Proton Therapy child life specialist Laura Drap shares perspectives on her role and the healing power of play.
Article March 22, 2019

Oncologist Jane Chawla Honors Patients with Gorgeous “Art Bra” Creation

Two-year effort, 200 hours of meticulous detail work culminates in stunningly beautiful tribute to breast cancer patients.
Article March 20, 2019

2019 Trends: The Rise in Colon Cancer with Dr. Rodriguez-Ruesga

Dr. Roberto Rodriguez-Ruesga of Texas Oncology Surgical Specialists–Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center discusses the rise of colon cancer diagnoses in people under 50.
Article March 13, 2019

The Rise in Colon Cancer Among Younger Adults: What You Should Know

Recent studies are shedding light on a concerning trend among those under the age of 50: a sharp rise in incidences of colon cancer. Learn how you can protect yourself by adopting healthy habits at any age.

Article March 11, 2019

Supporting Women Cancer Researchers

Texas Oncology’s commitment to cancer research includes supporting Women Who Conquer Cancer, a unique program for young women researchers from the American Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASCO).
Article March 01, 2019

Dr. Sasha Strain on Healthy Living and Cancer

Dr. Sasha Strain of Texas Oncology–Tyler and Jacksonville shares why a healthy lifestyle should be a part of your cancer prevention strategy.
Article February 28, 2019

2019 Trends: Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy with Dr. Canavan

Dr. Lynn Canavan of Texas Breast Specialists–Denison, McKinney and Plano breaks down the benefits of nipple-sparing mastectomy as a cancer care trend for 2019.
Article February 26, 2019

Quilt Donation Wraps Uvalde Cancer Patients in Warmth and Love

Sabinal Quilt Club donates two dozen quilts to Texas Oncology-Uvalde patients, including some quilts specially designed for patients in wheelchairs.
Article February 25, 2019

2019 Trends: Immune-Based Therapies with Dr. Kavita Nirmal

Texas Oncology–Longview Cancer Center’s Kavita Nirmal discusses the increasing efficacy and implementation of immune-based therapies as a trend for 2019.
Article February 19, 2019

Oncoplastic Breast Surgery: Lose the Tumor, Save the Breast

Oncoplastic breast surgery combines tumor removal with plastic surgery to treat cancer, while maximizing cosmetic outcomes.
Article February 18, 2019