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 »

Medical Oncology

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Our Medical Oncology & Hematology specialists work together with a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary team evaluating 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 counselors, psychologists... Read more »

Infusion / Chemotherapy

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Chemotherapy is a type of treatment used to treat cancer. The thought of having chemotherapy may cause some anxiety, but knowing what chemotherapy is, how it works, and what to expect can often help relieve your fears. The information below is specific to your chemotherapy experience at West. Should you have any questions, please contact your... 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 »

Genetic Counseling

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Our genetic counselors can help you understand your risk to develop cancer and determine if there is an inherited cancer risk in your family. We are also happy to provide information about possible cancer screenings and risk reducing options for you and your family. If there is an increased genetic risk for you or your... 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 »