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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 »

Reversing resistance to PD-1 inhibitors with combination immunotherapy in patients with advanced melanoma

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West Cancer Center & Research Institute’s Ari Vanderwalde, MD, MPH is a SWOG (a National Cancer Institute supported organization that conducts clinical trials in adults) investigator and study chair for a trial that addresses advanced melanoma patients who are resistant to PD-1 inhibitors. Over 40% of these patients don’t respond to PD-1 inhibitors, widely used… Read more »

West teams with UofM Loewenberg College of Nursing to Expand Clinical Training in Oncology

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Leader in adult cancer care, West Cancer Center & Research Institute teams with the University of Memphis Loewenberg College of Nursing to expand clinical training in oncology for the nursing program.   Cancer is a very complex disease and is best managed by a team of oncology specialists. West Cancer Center & Research Institute (WCCRI… Read more »


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Looking for a Career that Makes a Difference? West Cancer Center is a multi-specialty, academic, regional cancer center specializing in adult cancer care and prevention. Our commitment to translate research into revolutionary treatments is furthered by our focus on genomic/drug delivery, translational targeting and new clinical pathways that provide patients with the latest, most innovative,... Read more »

2022 West Oncology Conference

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We are so excited to announce West Cancer Center’s 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’s 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 »