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Dr. Fadi Abu Shahin, Fort Myers Gynecologic Oncologist Discusses Cervical Cancer Screenings with ABC-7

Board Certified Gynecologic Oncologist, Dr. Fadi Abu Shahin with Florida Gynecologic Oncology in Fort Myers, FL discusses the importance of screenings for cervical cancer and the impact of health insurance.

Dr. Brian Lawenda Discusses Immunotherapy With Local TV Station

Dr. Brian Lawenda, Medical Director at Northwest Cancer Clinic in Kennewick, Washington, discusses the benefits of immunotherapy with local NBC station, KNDO. View the video below.

St. Teresa Comprehensive Cancer Center in Stockton’s Toys for Tots Program Featured on KCRA

To kick off the holiday season, St. Teresa Comprehensive Cancer Center in Stockton is partnering with Toys for Tots for the first time to serve as a drop off location for gifts to benefit less fortunate children. Local news station KCRA dropped by to speak with Board Certified Radiation Oncologist Dr. Dan Vongtama about their charitable efforts.

As Seen in the Andalusia Star-News: 21st Century Oncology earns award

21st Century Oncology’s Andalusia, Alabama location recently earned the Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award in Patient Satisfaction. The Andalusia Star-News took notice and covered the story.

21st Century Oncology earns award

Press Ganey recently named 21st Century Oncology one of the top-performing health care organizations in the country.

It was awarded the 2016 Guardian Excellence Award. Continue reading “As Seen in the Andalusia Star-News: 21st Century Oncology earns award” »

As Seen on KNDO-TV: Kennewick Cancer Survivor Credits Marijuana, Integrative Oncology for Survival

Carol Pierce was diagnosed with stage 3 small cell lung cancer, but was frightened of conventional cancer treatments. She decided to self-medicate with cannabis for more than a year, before finally finding Brian Lawenda, M.D., an integrative oncologist and Board Certified Radiation Oncologist at Northwest Cancer Clinic in Kennewick Washington. Her story was featured on the local news. View the video below.

Las Vegas Woman’s Family History of Breast Cancer Chronicled in the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas resident Nancy Ghilardi had a family history of breast cancer. Because she stayed vigilant about her breast health, she received timely cancer treatment at 21st Century Oncology in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Review-Journal chronicled her journey in the story below.

A family disease: Centennial Hills woman, 77, faces breast cancer after losing mom and watching daughter go through chemo

By SANDY LOPEZ

When Centennial Hills resident Nancy Ghilardi was diagnosed with breast cancer, it didn’t come as a shock. Continue reading “Las Vegas Woman’s Family History of Breast Cancer Chronicled in the Las Vegas Review-Journal” »

Breast Cancer Survivor Finds Radiation Oncologist on Facebook and Discusses Her Journey on Local TV

Kennewick resident Connie Morelock says she was in total denial when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She had no family history of the disease and was looking for a second opinion when she came across the Facebook page of Brian Lawenda, M.D., radiation oncologist, integrative oncologist and medical acupuncturist at Northwest Cancer Clinic.

Now finished with treatment, she spoke with a local TV station to share her journey. View the video below.

Dr. Gregg Goldin Discusses the Role Race Plays in Breast Cancer Risk

Asheville Radiation Oncologist Dr. Gregg Goldin speaks with the Asheville Citizen-Times on the racial disparities in breast cancer care, explaining how the statistics and timeliness of care can impact outcomes. Read the story from the Asheville Citizen-Times below.

Race plays role in breast cancer risk, deaths

By Karen Chávez

ASHEVILLE – Barbara Allen lived most of her life under a menacing threat – the thought of getting breast cancer. Continue reading “Dr. Gregg Goldin Discusses the Role Race Plays in Breast Cancer Risk” »