The Phoenix Business Journal has celebrated women leaders through its Outstanding Women in Business program for nearly two decades, and each year we continue to recognize some pretty amazing honorees for their accomplishments, engagement and contributions to the community.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Western Regional Medical Center's Vice President of Oncology Patient Services is among this year's honorees
Raakhee Patel, PT, DPT, CLT, Physical Therapist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, shares how to perform lymphatic massage after surgery, a gentle pressure technique used to move waste fluids from a damaged area. In addition, she offers suggestions on what specializations/training patients dealing with lymphedema should look for when selecting a physical or occupational therapist.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) celebrated the workers of Riley Construction, Inc. and their subcontracted partners, who broke ground on the hospital’s new 168,078 square-foot in-patient tower last April.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa won the Crowing Rights Trivia Challenge with team members Mark Jennings, Teri Jennings, Rob Jennings, Whitney Cannon and John Jennings.
Dr. Rola Eid, Medical Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Plastic Surgeon at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa. After reading about Myers in a medical journal, she sought out a local artist to take lessons on how to improve her technique on nipple/areola tattoos. In addition to this story, the ktul.com features a Web Extra with Dr. Eid explaining ways to save the nipple during nipple sparing mastectomies.
When Robbie Robinson was receiving chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, he discovered how to cope with his diagnosis - laughter. Within this article, Robbie and Katherine Puckett, PhD, MS, MSW, LCSW, National Director of Mind-Body Medicine at CTCA, discuss how laughter therapy can reduce the stress of a cancer diagnosis.
Tori, the therapy dog at Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, spreads cheer to patients as she and Cynthia Ingram BS RN HN-BC COHN-S, Animal Therapy Coordinator, pass out valentines.
Guilt and privacy concerns come to the forefront when patients with breast cancer are confronted with decisions about testing for gene mutations. Kathleen Boehnlein, BSN, RN, CBCN from Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center shares how to discuss genetic testing results with patients.
The National Institutes of Health estimate that 2.85 million US children under the age of 18 are currently living with a parent who has been diagnosed with cancer. Lindsay Rehm, Oncology Nurse and Education Specialist with Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, gives her recommendations on speaking to children about a loved one's cancer diagnosis.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa has added three physicians. Dr. Rola Eid is a plastic surgeon who will serve as medical director of plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Richard Tannen is an intensivist and Dr. Kevin Tulipana is a hospitalist.