"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.
CTCA Executive Chefs Kenny Wagoner showcased three recipes for Labor Day and talked about how proper nutrition is an important element in a cancer patient’s treatment.
Sonya Thompson, an ovarian cancer survivor from Palmetto, joined more than 100 five-year cancer survivors in June, for an emotional walk down a red carpet lined with hundreds of cheering family, friends, caregivers and hospital care team members, to celebrate five years of cancer survivorship.
Thompson also took part in a tree planting ceremony, symbolizing the wonder of life and growth. The activities were all part of the annual Celebrate Life event held at Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center in Zion, Illinois, a time for cancer survivors to come together to rejoice in their personal milestones and to support one another as they continue their cancer survivorship journey.