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How Dr. Matthew Ballo helped transform West into a holistic cancer center

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written by Jason Bolton  –  Data Editor, Memphis Business Journal   Click here to view article on Memphis Business Journal website.   Creating a collaborative community of care is an important concept for Dr. Matthew Ballo. In 2014, Ballo was recruited to Memphis to head up the radiation oncology department at West Cancer Center — then called The… Read more »

Regional One & West Partner at Midtown-Memphis Location

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Regional One Health and West Cancer Center Partner to Provide Cancer Care at Midtown Location Regional One Health and West Cancer Center and Research Institute have partnered to bring exciting changes to the Midtown cancer center. Effective March 1, 2021, the West Cancer Center Midtown location has transitioned to a hospital outpatient department of Regional… Read more »

Welcome Valarie Mitchell, FNP to Our Corinth Campus

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We are so thrilled to announce a new addition to our Corinth Team! Valarie Mitchell, FNP will be joining our West Cancer Center family on March 8, 2021 She is a Gynecologic Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of experience in women’s health. With the addition of a Gynecologic, our Corinth Campus is able to… Read more »

119 Publications in Distinguished Journals in 2020

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Trust your cancer care to our providers at West Cancer Center & Research Institute who authored 119 publications in distinguished medical journals in 2020 alone. We are standing behind our name and respected by leaders in oncology care. Matthew Ballo: VanderWalde NA, Martin MY, Kocak M, Morningstar C, Deal AM, Nyrop KA, Farmer M, Ballo… Read more »

OncLive Lung Cancer: Chaired by Jason Porter, MD

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Lung Cancer: Chaired by Jason Porter, MD   Early detection, personalized treatment approaches, and increased situational awareness have improved cancer patient survival rates. Ongoing dialogue among leading experts can only improve patient outcomes and advance the field of lung cancer. Speakers: Jason Porter, MD | West Cancer Center & Research Institute Wade T. Iams, MD… Read more »

West welcomes 3 distinguished physicians as partners

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West Cancer Center & Research Institute welcomes three distinguished physicians as partners of the cancer center   West Cancer Center & Research Institute is governed by a physician partnership to ensure care for cancer patients is clinically superior with the latest technology and research. Matthew Ballo, MD, FACR, Richard Fine, MD, FACS and Eric Wiedower,… Read more »

2021 West Oncology Conference

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The 6th Annual West Oncology Conference will serve as a valuable forum for the presentation and discussion of new research findings. Participants will be provided with an update on practice-changing data on women’s cancers, genitourinary malignancies, disparities in cancer care, gastrointestinal cancers, hematological malignancies, and lung cancer in a practical and interactive format, fostering discussion… Read more »

West Physician, Dr. Michael Martin, Recognized by International Journal of Molecular Sciences for Highest Impact of Publication

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West Cancer Center & Research Institute’s Michael G. Martin, MD, has been recognized by the distinguished International Journal of Molecular Sciences for a publication of high impact based on views and downloads.   West Cancer Center & Research Institute is home to more than 100 oncology/hematology specialists with 1000+ publications in numerous esteemed medical journals…. Read more »

2020 Top Stories in Advanced Melanoma: Drastic Improvement in Melanoma Mortality With Novel Agents

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2020 Top Stories in Advanced Melanoma: Drastic Improvement in Melanoma Mortality With Novel Agents   Written by Ari VanderWalde MD, MPH, FACP   Despite a plethora of interesting findings and results of novel clinical trials in melanoma in 2020, I believe the most important story of the year was actually a small, easy-to-overlook, 3-page report in the American… Read more »

Dr. Grothey on the Role of Precision Medicine in CRC

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Axel Grothey, MD, medical oncologist and our Director of Gastrointestinal Cancer Research, discusses the role of precision medicine in colorectal cancer (CRC) with OncLive. Grothey says, “With the rise of molecular profiling, the field of CRC has shifted away from a one-size-fits-all approach and entered an era of precision medicine. Notably, molecular profiling guides the… Read more »

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