Lung Screening

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Patients and referring providers can schedule an appointment for a low-dose CT scan. Patients must meet the following criteria: Between the ages of 50 – 77 Smoke for at least 20 years at least 1 pack a day If the patient has stopped smoking, must have quit within the last 15 years Must be asymptomatic... Read more »

Memphis Flyer’s Exceptional Women in Medicine

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Please join us in congratulating 4 of our West physicians for being recognized as The Memphis Flyer‘s 2024 Exceptional Women in Medicine by Castle Connolly! Dr. Sylvia Richey Dr. Courtney Shires Dr. Linda Smiley Dr. Carmel Verrier Their contributions to clinical care, research, community service, education, and leadership have made a lasting impact on healthcare… Read more »

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 »

Provider Interviews

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Ben Abdu, MD, FACOG Specialized GYN Care Now Available at West   Matthew Ballo, MD, FACR GammaTile Treatment for Brain Tumors Sun Safety & Skin Cancer Awareness Optune Device for Glioblastoma Treatment   Jason Chandler, MD Physician Introduction Video   Michael Farmer, MD Cervical Cancer Awareness   Richard Gilmore, MD Perimeter Clinical Trial   Axel... Read more »

Bladder/RCC: State of the Science Summit

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Join us at the Bladder/RCC: State of the Science Summit   📅 February 20, 2024 📌 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel-Memphis ⏰ 6 pm – 9pm 👨‍⚕️ Program Chair: Bradley G. Somer, MD   Topics include: – How do you select Frontline Therapy in mUC? – R/R Urothelial Carcinoma: Second Line and Beyond – How do… 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 »

Dr. Jason Porter details groundbreaking research for NSCLC

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Dr. Jason Porter details groundbreaking research for KRAS-mutant NSCLC during a Targeted Oncology Community Case Forum. 🎉 Explore the CodeBreaK 100 and CodeBreaK 200 studies, showing promising results and insights into new treatment strategies. Read more about the accelerated approval of new treatment options, and their impact on patients’ lives. Let’s revolutionize #LungCancer care together!… Read more »

“What to Expect” Video Library

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Here at West Cancer Center, we partner with our patients to design custom treatment plans that best suites their disease and desired outcomes. With this partnership, we also want to provide as much clinical education as possible to ensure your understanding of your disease, treatment options, and support care available to you. Below are West-specific... Read more »

Understanding Radiation Therapy

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West Cancer Center’s Radiation Oncology Department is comprised of highly trained Radiation Oncologists, Radiation Therapists, and Medical Physicists, along with a support team to manage and minimize treatment side effects such as skin changes, nutrition, and fatigue. Our team’s goal is to use advanced therapies to deliver effective and safe radiation therapy to our cancer patients. What to... Read more »