Cancers We Treat

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West Cancer Center & Research Institute provides a unique patient care model to manage cancer diagnoses. Not only do you as a patient¬† benefit from a collaboration of specialists across different specialties, but you have access to all of these services in one place. From prevention and treatment to clinical trials and survivorship programs, West... Read more »

Treatment Option Videos

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Our West Cancer Center & Research Institute network is based on a multidisciplinary approach to patient care. Patients can rest assured that from diagnosis to treatment and survivorship, we are here. Providers range from Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists and Surgical Oncologists to In-House Pathologists, Specialized Radiologist, and several Patient Support Programs. The videos below share... Read more »

Disease-Specific Videos

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Below are videos by West Cancer Center providers that are disease specific. Our providers work alongside community partners to create and share information in a format easily understood and accessible. Please know that videos are constantly added to our website and YouTube page as they are created for your education. Click here to navigate back... Read more »

Gastrointestinal (Digestive) Cancers

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At West Cancer Center & Research Institute, our comprehensive team of specialists are here to provide you with the latest treatments and personalized care plans. We see on average 1,069 new gastrointestinal cancer patients annually for the most common types including colorectal, esophageal, liver, stomach, and pancreatic cancers. Colorectal cancer is ranked third as the... Read more »

Updates in GI Cancers with Dr. Axel Grothey

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Exciting updates in GI Cancers! Dr. Axel Grothey from West Cancer Center shared groundbreaking insights at the Total Health Spring Oncology Review and Renew Conference. He highlighted major advancements in targeted therapies and precision medicine for GI cancers. Here are the key highlights: Gastro-Esophageal Junction (GEJ) Cancers: Dr. Grothey revealed a new biomarker, Claudin 18.2… Read more »

Medical Oncology

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Our team of 48 Medical Oncology & Hematology providers collaborate with highly specialized oncology experts to evaluate new research options and individual treatment plans. At West Cancer Center & Research Institute we offer the most comprehensive approach to cancer care.¬† Our medical oncologists work closely with oncology surgeons, radiation oncologists, clinical researchers, radiologists, pathologists, genetic... Read more »

Dr. Grothey on the Role of Precision Medicine in CRC

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Axel Grothey, MD, medical oncologist and our Director of Gastrointestinal Cancer Research, discusses the role of precision medicine in colorectal cancer (CRC) with OncLive. Grothey says, “With the rise of molecular profiling, the field of CRC has shifted away from a one-size-fits-all approach and entered an era of precision medicine. Notably, molecular profiling guides the… Read more »