Lung Screening Program

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Our West Family is excited to launch a new lung screening program at several of our campuses across the MidSouth! Patients and referring providers can schedule an appointment to receive a low-dose CT scan to detect lung cancer early. We accept all major insurance carriers and patients must meet the following criteria: - Between the ages... Read more »

New Lung Screening Program

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Our West Family is excited to launch a lung screening program at several of our campuses across the MidSouth! Patients and referring providers can schedule an appointment to receive a low-dose CT scan to detect lung cancer early. We accept all major insurance carriers and patients must meet the following criteria: – Between the ages of… Read more »

David Portnoy, MD, FACP Previews Immunotherapy Breakthroughs – Shaking Up Frontline SCLC Paradigm

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Click here to view this full article on OncLive.com.    The addition of immune checkpoint inhibitors to chemotherapy has led to durable responses and improved survival without increased toxicity in patients with small cell lung cancer (SCLC), according to David C. Portnoy, MD, FACP, who added that biomarkers of response to this approach and a… Read more »

2021 West Oncology Conference

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The 6th Annual West Oncology Conference will serve as a valuable forum for the presentation and discussion of new research findings. Participants will be provided with an update on practice-changing data on women’s cancers, genitourinary malignancies, disparities in cancer care, gastrointestinal cancers, hematological malignancies, and lung cancer in a practical and interactive format, fostering discussion… Read more »

JAK Pseudokinase Domain Variants Highlight nRTK nsSNPs Identified with Next-Generation

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Matthew Stein, MD (Hematology/Oncology) Presenting at: IASLC (Int’l Assoc. for the Study of Lung Cancer) Yokohama, Japan-October 16, 2017 Abstract 10429 JAK Pseudokinase Domain Variants Highlight nRTK nsSNPs Identified with Next-Generation Sequencing in NSCLC Patients Type:      Peer Review  Topic:     02. Biology/Pathology Authors: Matthew K. Stein, Lindsay K. Morris, Mike G. Martin; West Cancer Center, University… Read more »