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What Our Cancer Patients Should Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

Texas Oncology agrees with leading infectious disease experts that all people should be vaccinated against COVID-19, including cancer patients. The COVID-19 vaccine and booster shot reduces individual risk and slows the spread of the virus.
Article January 07, 2022
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Get to Know Our Newest Radiation Oncologist: Dr. Mirna Abboud

Texas Oncology–Deke Slayton Cancer Center recently welcomed Mirna Abboud, M.D. Dr. Abboud discusses her vision for the future of cancer treatment and radiation oncology.
Q&A December 30, 2021
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Texas Oncology–Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center Gynecologic Oncology Welcomes Dr. Brandon Sawyer

Gynecologic oncologist Brandon Sawyer, M.D., recently joined Texas Oncology–Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center Gynecologic Oncology. Dr. Sawyer shares his approach to patient care and passion for treating women’s cancers.
Q&A December 23, 2021
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Season of Hope

The holidays offer all of us time to come together with friends and family, along with the opportunity to reflect on the year that’s gone by – and what a year it’s been. The roller coaster ride of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic remains a daunting, wearying challenge. And all the more so for our patients and their loved ones who also must contend with a cancer diagnosis.
Article December 20, 2021
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Shining a Spotlight on Sickle Cell Disease

Joel Weinthal, M.D., pediatric oncologist and hematologist at Texas Oncology–Medical City Dallas Pediatric Hematology– Oncology and Texas Oncology–Odessa West Texas Cancer Center shares insight on treatments prevent complications and, potentially, offer a cure for sickle cell disease.
Q&A December 20, 2021
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Dr. Elizabeth Bowhay-Carnes Joins Texas Oncology–San Antonio Medical Center

Texas Oncology–San Antonio Medical Center welcomes Elizabeth Bowhay-Carnes, M.D., to the team. Dr. Bowhay-Carnes discusses the lessons she’s learned from cancer patients and her advice for fellow physicians.
Q&A December 17, 2021
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Your Friend with Cancer: Sharing Nourishing Food

What’s the best way to share a meal or deliver food to your friend with cancer? In our final article dedicated to supporting your friend with cancer, Karen Smith, manager of dietary services, highlights important considerations for sharing nourishing, nutritious food with your friend.
Q&A December 17, 2021
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Meet Dr. Brandon Roane, Our Newest Gynecologic Oncologist

Texas Oncology–Methodist Charlton Cancer Center and Methodist Dallas Cancer Center Gynecologic Oncology warmly welcome Brandon Roane, M.D. Read more about Dr. Roane’s patient-first approach to cancer care.
Q&A December 10, 2021
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Your Friend with Cancer: Giving Gifts

What’s the “right” gift for someone with cancer? In the third of four articles dedicated to supporting your friend with cancer, Tausha Anderson, manager of nursing services in Beaumont, provides gift ideas for your friend with cancer this holiday season.
Q&A December 08, 2021
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Introducing Hematologist and Medical Oncologist Dr. Sabarina Ramanathan to Texas Oncology–Sugar Land

Sabarina Ramanathan, M.D., is now seeing patients at Texas Oncology–Sugar Land. Dr. Ramanathan shares what inspires her about cancer care and excites her about joining Texas Oncology.
Q&A December 06, 2021