Dr. Larry Altshuler, an internist and chief of oncology intake at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, said people need to be aware of the dangers of skin cancer and, in particular, melanoma.
On Friday, July 25, Rose Sajuan, an 18-year breast cancer survivor from Waukegan officially cut the ribbon at the of the newly created Cancer Fighter area located within Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center.
The Cancer Fighters group started over 20 years ago and concentrates on providing support and guidance to patients, helping them find solace in their of emotional and physical journey.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center (Western) has become the first hospital in Arizona to deploy the MarginProbe® System, a new FDA-approved intraoperative tissue-assessment tool for breast-cancer surgery.
Long before holism became a popular medical buzzword, Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) in Zion, Illinois developed a truly holistic mission: to be the home of integrative and compassionate cancer care and to never stop searching for and providing powerful and innovative therapies to heal the whole person, improve quality of life, and restore hope.
Stanley Ball, a five-year cancer survivor, celebrates life at the CTCA at Midwestern Celebrate Life Tree planting ceremony.
Desmond Pringle shared his musical gifts as the special guest artist for CTCA’s “Celebrate Life” event in the Chicago suburb of Zion, IL, “Celebrate Life” salutes CTCA patients who have reached the five year cancer survivor mark with a tree-planting ceremony and awards dinner.
New data from The Cancer Experience: A National Study of Patients and Caregivers finds that nearly one in four cancer patients and caregivers remain dissatisfied with their care experience (independent of treatment outcome). The results of this 2014 study echo the findings from the inaugural study, also commissioned by Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) and released in 2013. Findings also confirm that patients and caregivers value open communication with their care team, which is often not part of their treatment experience.
Clinton native, Donald Ringley joined more than 100 other survivors from across the country for a symbolic tree-planting ceremony June 6 as part of the annual Celebrate Life event at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center in Zion, Ill.
In the past five years, Ringley has gotten married to the love of his life, watched his granddaughter grow up and shared an emotional experience with fellow cancer survivors celebrating renewed life. If not for quality care and support, none of it would have happened.
Brooke McIntyre, CTCA clinical oncology dietitian showcased healthy snack ideas for kids.
Donald Decker, of Beloit, credits his faith and Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) for helping him win the fight of his life. Decker, the husband of Mary, father of son Kenneth Decker, Crystal Rutkowski and Sarah Greenwood and grandfather of six, was 48 years old when he heard his grim diagnosis in 2009 after having severe back pain.