West Seeks Patients with Breast Cancer Undergoing Lumpectomy Surgery for Clinical Trial Using Investigational Imaging Technology with Artificial Intelligence (AI)

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Study Will Assess Impact on Positive Margin Rates West Cancer Center is seeking patients with breast cancer who are undergoing breast-conserving surgery, or a “lumpectomy,” for potential participation in a clinical trial. Dr. Richard Fine, Dr. Michael Berry, and Dr. Richard Gilmore are the breast surgeons participating in this trial. Breast Surgeon, Dr. Richard Fine,… Read more »

Dr. Matthew Ballo on WREG for Skin Cancer Awareness

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Radiation Oncologist, Dr. Matthew Ballo, was recently featured on WREG News Channel 3‘s “3 Good Minutes” to share information about sun safety and updates in skin cancer treatments and research! He shares “Taking care of your skin and avoiding skin cancer is kind of like taking care of your car. You need to do regular… Read more »

2022 West Oncology Conference

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We are so excited to announce West Cancer Center’s 7th Annual West Oncology Conference on February 25-26, 2022.  A distinguished panel of speakers from both West and cancer centers across the country, will present and discuss new research findings in oncology education. Participants will be provided with updates on practice-changing data in women’s cancers, genitourinary cancers, hematological… Read more »

New Breast Conservation Surgery Clinical Trial

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Perimeter Medical Imaging AI Announces Initiation of First Clinical Trial Site at West Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tennessee Pivotal study to determine the impact of Perimeter B-Series OCT with ImgAssist AI on positive margin rates during breast conservation surgery    Perimeter Medical Imaging AI, Inc., a medical technology company driven to transform cancer surgery… Read more »

Dr. Noam VanderWalde Publishes Study on Disparities in Older Adults

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Dr. Noam VanderWalde, one of our incredible Radiation Oncologists here at West, is extremely passionate about geriatric oncology care. Below is a link to his most recent cooperative group publication, entitled “Disparities in older adult accrual to cancer trials: Analysis from the alliance for clinical trials in oncology (A151736).” Click the link below to read… Read more »

West Cancer Center: Virtual Oncology/Hematology Multidisciplinary Conference

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Here at West Cancer Center & Research Institute, we are proud to host our own virtual tumor boards, or Multidisciplinary Conferences, multiple times each week. In these multidisciplinary conferences, we bring together a variety of providers from different disciplines and even institutions to talk about patient cases. It is in these conferences that a group… Read more »