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. ūüéČ 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 »

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 »

West is First in the Region to Offer FDA-Approved PSMA PET/CT Imaging for Prostate Cancer Across All Stages

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West Cancer Center & Research Institute, a pioneer in radiology technology, now has a recently FDA-approved radiopharmaceutical agent: prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA).¬† This agent will be imaged with our state-of-art PET/CT imaging for men diagnosed with prostate cancer.   According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer… Read more »

2022 West Oncology Conference

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We are so excited to announce West Cancer Center‚Äôs 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‚Äôs 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 »