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Day of Remembrance: 2021

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Our Annual Day of Remembrance Ceremony is a tribute to honor our patients who have lost their lives. This year, due to COVID-19 safety restrictions, this event will be held virtually. We hope you will join us this Thursday, November 18 by accessing our tribute video here on our West Cancer Center website homepage or… Read more »

Flu Shots Available at West

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FLU SHOTS AVAILABLE AT WEST: Dear West famliy, Our oncology network strongly recommends flu shots for all patients, unless otherwise noted by your physician. We are proud to offer a PATIENTS ONLY walk-in flu shot clinic at our Wolf River/Germantown location beginning Tuesday, October 19 and ending Friday, November 5. The flu vaccine clinic will… Read more »

Dr. Noam VanderWalde Publishes Study on Disparities in Older Adults

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Dr. Noam VanderWalde, one of our incredible Radiation Oncologists here at West, is extremely passionate about geriatric oncology care. Below is a link to his most recent cooperative group publication, entitled “Disparities in older adult accrual to cancer trials: Analysis from the alliance for clinical trials in oncology (A151736).” Click the link below to read… Read more »

Expanding Oncology Expertise in West Tennessee

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West Cancer Center & Research Institute, the Midsouth’s  leader in adult cancer care, has expanded radiation oncology services with the acquisition of Cancer Care Center’s Dyersburg and Jackson locations, and Paris location in partnership with Henry County Medical Center.   West is known for providing outstanding cancer care with novel therapies, access to clinical trials… Read more »

Welcome, Dr. Mihaela Onciu

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West Cancer Center & Research Institute is proud to welcome Mihaela Onciu, MD, to our Division of Pathology. Dr. Onciu brings over 20 years of pathologic evaluation experience to our network including that of bone marrow, peripheral blood and tissue samples for benign and malignant hematologic disorders. Having worked in both academic and national reference… Read more »

West Cancer Center, Memphis Breast Cancer Consortium and Rabble Health Announce Initial Results Of Care Pathway Initiative

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Results from a partnership to address disparities and enhance the quality of breast cancer care at Memphis-based West Cancer Center & Research Institute were announced today. The program is sponsored by Amgen. “Our goal is to reduce breast cancer-related mortality disparity rates of Black women in the Memphis area, where the current disparity rate is approximately 70 percent –… Read more »

West Joins ‘Advancing Inclusive Research’ Site Alliance

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West Cancer Center, Memphis, Tennessee; City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, California; Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, San Antonio, Texas; O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center, and University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama; comprise the new Advancing Inclusive Research® Site Alliance. This coalition of clinical research sites aims to advance the representation… Read more »

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