Jumping from a plane at 13,000 feet was as new to 29-year-old Monica Davis as battling melanoma. Married and studying dietetics at Oklahoma State University, the Jenks resident was diagnosed in March 2013 with stage 2 melanoma.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center (Western) in Goodyear, Arizona names one of Az Business Magazine's Most Admired Companies. “These companies truly exemplify what it means to be a good corporate citizen,” says Cheryl Green, publisher of Arizona Business Magazine. “MAC winners consistently show strong leadership, a commitment to the communities in which they operate and concern for their employees and customers.”
"Nolan the Colon," a giant walk-through colon, will be on display at a free, open to the public, colon cancer education and prevention event on Saturday, Sept. 13.
Dr. Spierer holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree from the Teachers College of Columbia University. When she decided to pursue a career in medicine, Dr. Spierer attended the post-baccalaureate premedical program at Bryn Mawr College and in 2000, earned her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians Surgeons.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center (Western) in Goodyear, Arizona is pleased to announce it will launch 12 additional industry-sponsored clinical trials from now through December 2014. New trials will include both Phases I and II studies seeking to provide treatment options for multiple cancer types, including pancreatic, lung, prostate, colorectal and bladder.
Dr. Michael Kayser, a clinical geneticist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, authored this article about cancer genomics versus genetics.
Rev. Michael Langham, director of pastoral care for Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, shared examples of what not to say to a cancer patient.
Executive Chef Kenny Wagoner from Cancer Treatment Centers of America shared some healthy grilling ideas.
Pankaj Vashi, MD, Lead National Medical Director, National Clinical Director of Gastroenterology/Nutrition, Metabolic Support and Gastroenterology, Midwestern Regional Medical Center weighs in on the future of the colonoscopy.
CTCA Registered Dietitian Kalli Castille, director of nutritional support and culinary for Cancer Treatment Centers of America, will discuss the management of side effects through nutrition, lifestyle changes and prevention.