Determinants of tumor treating field usage in patients with primary glioblastoma: A single institutional experience

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Authors: Matthew T Ballo, Kaitlin W Qualls, L Madison Michael, Jeffrey M Sorenson, Brandon Baughman, Saradasri Karri-Wellikoff, Manjari Pandey Neuro-Oncology Advances, Volume 4, Issue 1, January-December 2022, vdac150, https://doi.org/10.1093/noajnl/vdac150 Some of our West oncologists partnered with Semmes Murphey Clinic, PC providers to author the journal article below entitled “Determinants of tumor treating field usage in… Read more »

West with Semmes Murphey & St. Francis Hospital are 1st in the MidSouth to offer FDA-cleared GammaTile Therapy for Treatment of Brain Tumors

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 West Cancer Center & Research Institute in Collaboration with Semmes Murphey and St. Francis Hospital is 1st in the Mid-South to Offer a New Targeted Therapy for Brain Tumors    GammaTile Therapy Is Shown to Slow Brain Tumor Progression, Designed to Improve Patient and Caregiver Quality of Life    Andrew Boucher, MD and Madison Michael II,… 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 »

First in the Region to Offer MRI-Guided Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancer

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New technology and treatments for cancer are ever changing. Researching and providing innovative, curative therapies are a top priority at West Cancer Center. Now women managing cervical cancer will have access to MRI-guided brachytherapy treatment as an option – first available in the MidSouth, right here at West. According to the American Cancer Society, cervical… Read more »

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 »