Taking time out from treatment to have some fun, CTCA patients enjoyed a Halloween parade by the hospital’s staff who dressed up. Food trucks were also on hand to offer lunch and treats for the patients and staff.
There is no question that the celebration of all things pink each October has significantly raised awareness about breast cancer, promoted early detection, accumulated donations for research, and potentially saved countless lives. However, there are many other cancers that steal the lives of millions of women - some that are far more stealthy and difficult to detect. Here, we talk to Dr. John Farley - Gynecologic Oncologist at the Western Regional Medical Center of Cancer Treatment Centers of America about the "non-pink" cancers that impact women's health.
"Cancer."A quiet modern epidemic that intersects almost everyone's life—as the illness of a loved one, a neighbor, a church member, or us. The specific pastoral needs of people fighting cancer—indeed, of most people facing a life-defining health crisis—create powerful moments of conversation, of silent presence, of participating in the suffering of another that can teach us much, whatever our context.
Award: Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center recently honored Jessica Partyka, RN, ICU, with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses in recognition for her commitment and patient centered approach to care.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa was the first hospital in the state to be recognized by the Quality of Oncology Practice Initiative Certification program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
CTCA in Philadelphia offers pastors a chance to learn how to better support their church members who are battling cancer through the free program, Our Journey of Hope.
It is a single word that can be devastating to hear: cancer. But a new study is offering some encouraging news in the fight against this disease. That news is that we can reduce the risk of cancer, and possibly cut the number of cases in half, by making some lifestyle changes. Dr. David Boyd, Director of Wellness and Prevention at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Goodyear, says three things alone can cut your cancer risk significantly.
Chief of Surgery at CTCA at Western Regional Medical Center, Dr. Robert Wascher joins the anchors of the Phoenix NBC affiliate's EVB Live afternoon news program to answer viewer questions about breast cancer in honor of breast cancer awareness month.
Gastroenterologists are facing more and more demands on their time, while striving to maintain excellence. Three gastroenterologists, including Dr. Pankaj Vashi, MD, Lead National Medical Director, National Clinical Director of Gastroenterology/Nutrition, Metabolic Support and Gastroenterology, CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, share tips on improving GI practice efficiency without affecting quality of care.
One of the hallmarks that makes Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) unique is something it calls The Mother Standard® of care. How would you want your mother to be treated if she had cancer?