Cryoablation for Early-Stage Breast Cancer: A Safe Option in Older Women

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Exciting News Cryoablation, a groundbreaking treatment for early-stage breast cancer, is proving to be a game-changer for older women! Our very own Dr. Richard Fine presented remarkable findings at The American Society of Breast Surgeons annual meeting.  KEY HIGHLIGHTS: Study Results: After a 5-year follow-up, the study showed a low ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence rate… Read more »

Honoring Dr. Lee Schwartzberg

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West Cancer Foundation Launches Cancer Research Campaign Honoring Memphis Oncology Pioneer — Lee S. Schwartzberg Endowed Research Program Established To Improve Memphis Cancer Research and Care —   West Cancer Foundation, which funds research to improve cancer care and provides free cancer services to those in need, today announced the launch of the Lee S…. Read more »

2024 Think Pink Luncheon

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Our West family is so proud to support the annual Think Pink Memphis luncheon! <br> This weekend, Dr. Jason Porter and Dr. Carmel Verrier participated in the expert panel discussion, sharing information about: Screening guidelines Current treatment and surgical options Importance of physical therapy for pre- and post-surgery Resources available across the Mid-South <br> This… Read more »

Bladder/RCC: State of the Science Summit

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Join us at the Bladder/RCC: State of the Science Summit   📅 February 20, 2024 📌 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel-Memphis ⏰ 6 pm – 9pm 👨‍⚕️ Program Chair: Bradley G. Somer, MD   Topics include: – How do you select Frontline Therapy in mUC? – R/R Urothelial Carcinoma: Second Line and Beyond – How do… Read more »

Dr. Jason Porter details groundbreaking research for NSCLC

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Dr. Jason Porter details groundbreaking research for KRAS-mutant NSCLC during a Targeted Oncology Community Case Forum. 🎉 Explore the CodeBreaK 100 and CodeBreaK 200 studies, showing promising results and insights into new treatment strategies. Read more about the accelerated approval of new treatment options, and their impact on patients’ lives. Let’s revolutionize #LungCancer care together!… Read more »

Exciting News in Lung Cancer Treatment, ft. Dr. Jason Porter

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Exciting News in Lung Cancer Treatment   Dr. Jason Porter joins Dr. Maya Khalil, Dr. Brian Mitzman, and Dr. Rami Manochakian in discussing the strides made in improving patient outcomes with immunotherapy and targeted therapies for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).   The group talks about several new clinical trials demonstrating promising results for high… Read more »

The Best of ASCO – Memphis

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West Medical Oncologists, Dr. Bradley Somer and Dr. Gregory Vidal are two of the presenters for the upcoming Best of ASCO – Memphis Conference. Dr. Vidal will host two sessions: the SEEK Workshop Primer Panel and Diversity in Cancer Care, while Dr. Somer will host a session on GU Cancers. This Post ASCO Review will… Read more »

Cancer Watch: Clinical Trial with 100% Response Rate

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We have advanced by leaps and bounds in our collective fight against cancer over the last several years. Because of #ClinicalResearch, patients around the world can benefit from new treatments offering improved efficiency, less negative sides effects, and increased survivorship rates. We are so excited to share that an amazing new trial for malignant skin… Read more »

Breast Cancer Disparities with Dr. Greg Vidal

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The West Cancer Foundation recently sat down with Dr. Greg Vidal to talk about #breastcancer disparities. A 2014 study funded by the AVON Foundation discovered that Memphis had the highest national rate of breast cancer disparities among black women. They were dying of breast cancer at two times the rate of white women. Since this… Read more »