Promising New Therapies in Stomach Cancer Treatment

Habib Doss, M.D. TENNESSEE ONCOLOGY Midtown Have you seen a purple ribbon this month? November is National Stomach Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society estimates 22,220 cases of stomach cancer will be diagnosed, and 10,990 deaths will occur this year. Early detection is the best prevention against the disease. I would also encourage awareness […]

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Lung Cancer Causes More Deaths In The United States Than Any Other Type Of Cancer

David Spigel, M.D. TENNESSEE ONCOLOGY Centennial The American Cancer Society estimates more than 224,000 new cases and 159,000 deaths will occur in the nation this year. Tennessee is in an epicenter of the epidemic. Approximately 6,000 new cases and more than 4,600 deaths will occur in Tennessee this year alone. The state has the highest […]

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Long-Term and Late Effects of Treatment in Cancer Survivors

Natalie Dickson, M.D., CMO TENNESSEE ONCOLOGY St. Thomas West There are over 14 million cancer survivors in the U.S. and close to 30 million worldwide. The numbers are expected to rise due to improvements in cancer screenings, as well as the development of more effective therapies. However, cancer survivors are at risk for a wide […]

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The Tennessee Oncology Network Delivers The Most Advanced Care In Every Community We Serve.

Rohit R. Patel, M.D. TENNESSEE ONCOLOGY Clarksville Tennessee Oncology delivers a full spectrum of cancer care through its large, cohesive, supportive network. We are committed to delivering the most advanced cancer care to patients in their community, close to their home. Collaboration is the key. I have been caring for patients in Clarksville for more […]

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What’s Trending In The Next 3-5 Years In Cancer Care

Victor Gian, M.D. TENNESSEE ONCOLOGY Murfreesboro In the last decade, the most common cancer types have been lung, breast, colon and prostate. Looking forward to the next couple of years, they will likely remain the same. Notable is multiple myeloma, a rare blood cancer, increasing regionally. Traditionally, chemotherapy and hormone therapy have been the standard […]

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