Understanding Radiation Therapy

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West Cancer Center’s Radiation Oncology Department is comprised of highly trained Radiation Oncologists, Radiation Therapists, and Medical Physicists, along with a support team to manage and minimize treatment side effects such as skin changes, nutrition, and fatigue. Our team’s goal is to use advanced therapies to deliver effective and safe radiation therapy to our cancer patients. What to... Read more »

Looking Towards the Future of HR+/HER2- Breast Cancer

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Exciting Advances in Endocrine Therapies for Breast Cancer! 🌟 In a recent OncLive Peer Exchange, our very own Dr. Gregory Vidal shares a panel with Dr. Komal Jhaveri, Dr. Timothy Pluard, Dr. Aditya Bardia, and Dr. VK Gadi to discuss the promising landscape of novel endocrine drugs. Discussion highlights include: – The emergence of selective… 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 »

Infusion / Chemotherapy

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Chemotherapy is a type of treatment used to treat cancer. The thought of having chemotherapy may cause some anxiety, but knowing what chemotherapy is, how it works, and what to expect can often help relieve your fears. The information below is specific to your chemotherapy experience at West. Should you have any questions, please contact your... Read more »