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OncLive to Induct the 2018 Class of Giants of Cancer Care

From OncLive®

OncLive to Induct the 2018 Class of Giants of Cancer Care

Maurie Markman, MD, President of Medicine & Science at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), has been named among an elite group of 21 recipients of the OncLive® 2018 Giants of Cancer® award. 

Opioid alternatives

Vivek Iyer, MD Medical Director of Pain Management; Interventional Pain Management Specialist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America®, Phoenix, discusses pain management options without the use of opioids.

12 foods cancer docs try to never eat

Ioana Bonta, MD, Medical Oncologist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Atlanta, and other oncologists spoke with Reader's Digest about cancer-causing foods they keep out of their homes.

A patient's power in opioid crisis

Cancer Treatment Centers of America®, Phoenix patient discusses how she felt empowered to not use opioids for her mastectomy, instead utilizing alternatives provided by her pain management team.

CTCA targeted treatment helps Bixby woman’s cancer fight

CTCA Tulsa breast cancer survivor Elaine Barber shared her cancer story and talked about how Intraoperative Radioactive Therapy (IORT) helped her. In addition, CTCA Tulsa oncologist Dr. Sagun Shrestha explained the treatment Elaine had along with breast cancer risks.

Special Care Unit nurse receives DAISY Award

Judy (JT) Charles, SCU, RN at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) Tulsa, was recently recognized with a DAISY Award for her positive attitude and compassion with patients. CTCA is a hospital-partner with the international DAISY Award program, which highlights and rewards one nurse per quarter for extraordinary, compassionate and skillful care demonstrated in their everyday work.

Targeted drugs for advanced cancer move from specialist units to community setting

This news release from the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) highlights a presentation made by Ricardo H. Alvarez, MD, MSc, Medical Director of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) Breast Cancer Institute and Director of Cancer Research at CTCA® Atlanta at the recent annual ESMO conference in Munich.