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Surgery for Oral, Head, and Neck Cancers with Dr. William McNamara

Dr. William McNamara of Texas Oncology Surgical Specialists–Dallas Medical City shares the latest in surgery for oral, head, and neck cancers.

Article April 11, 2019

Three Tips for Making Personal Health Decisions

As you have discussions around advance care planning, consider these three tips that put you in the driver’s seat of your future healthcare.

Article April 09, 2019

The State of Kidney Cancer Treatment with Dr. Brad Hirsch

Dr. Brad Hirsch of Texas Oncology–Medical City Dallas Building D discusses treatment options for kidney cancer, breakthroughs in research, and important messages to keep in mind.
Q&A April 08, 2019

Value-Based Care: Improving Outcomes, Reducing Costs for Texas Oncology Patients

A sharper focus on patient-outcomes is the aim of value-based care programs Texas Oncology has embraced.
Article April 05, 2019

Cooling Cap Helps Patients Maintain Hair and Self-Esteem

Clinical trial at Texas Oncology helps confirm effectiveness – helping patients like Melissa Ducker, a breast cancer patient at Texas Oncology–Houston Memorial City, mitigate hair loss from chemotherapy.
Article April 01, 2019

A Q&A with Dr. Noelle Cloven on Cervical Cancer Prevention

Dr. Noelle Cloven of Texas Oncology–Fort Worth Cancer Center discusses HPV awareness, preventative vaccinations, and treatment breakthroughs for cervical cancer.
Q&A March 28, 2019

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