Dr. Lee Schwartzberg Presents Phase III FindingsWest Cancer Center’s Executive Director, Lee Schwartzberg, MD, FACP presented key findings from a phase III study at the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) Annual meeting held in Vienna, Austria, June 28-30. He was lead investigator for the study titled “Eflapegrastim is Safe and Effective in Reducing Severe Neutropenia in Patients Receiving […]
West’s Dr. Clay Jackson Feature in The Pain PractitionerWe are very proud of the recent article by W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh, one of our Palliative Care Physicians, in the Pain Practitioner Summer 2018 issue. A Treatment Choice – a patient’s perspective.
West’s Dr. Pallera on New Breast Cancer ResearchCheck out the recent Local Memphis Top Story interview with Dr. Pallera on newly released findings about treatment for early stage breast cancer! For the full TV interview, please Click Here. “This study, which never would have happened without federal funding for cancer research, will transform care immediately, and for the better. These […]
James Grayson, Admin Chief of Staff, Addresses “Burnout”James Grayson: The Stigma of Burnout Is Gone and Focus Should Be on the Future While burnout is being acknowledge much better today, it has been getting worse and there should also be focus on what burnout will look like 20 or 30 years from now, said James Grayson, administrative chief of staff at West […]
West at ASCO Annual MeetingWest Cancer Center had an impressive presence at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting. Lee Schwartzberg: Predicting expected absolute chemotherapy treatment benefit in women with early-stage breast cancer using a 12-gene expression assay. In silico evaluation of the 12-gene molecular score (EndoPredict) and the recurrence score (Oncotype DX) as predictors of response to […]
Top DoctorsJust what the doctor ordered! Every great city demands great doctors. Although adequate funding and state-of-the-art facilities play an important role in developing viable medical care, it is the ingenuity and dedication of great medical minds that truly raise the bar. Our West Cancer Center doctors have been recognized for their dedication to medical research […]
Local Health Alert: Colorectal Cancer AwarenessMarch marks national Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. It’s particularly important for the Mid-south, which ranks as one of the worst for colon cancer deaths, but researchers say it can be easily treated, if caught early. The disease affects around 140,000 people per year. “If you put men and women together, it’s the second leading cause […]
West TN Medical News Feature – Dr. Arun RaoWest’s very own, Dr. Arun Rao, was featured in the West TN Medical News – March Issue for his work in rural areas of our region. “The people are so welcoming and appreciative of all we do. I love being able to provide oncology and hematology care to this community.” We love Dr. Rao and […]
Hyperthermic Intraperative Peritoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)HIPEC: Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy HIPEC is a treatment modality for patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis. Patients who develop peritoneal carcinomatosis include those patients with appendiceal tumors, certain colon cancers, ovarian cancers as well as mesothelioma. There are some pediatric sarcomas as well which are commonly affected by peritoneal carcinomatosis. Historically these patients will be treated […]
Live Broadcast: Major Breast Cancer Challenges Webinar
Join OncLive on Friday, January 26 at 2pm for a live broadcasted discussion of Major Breast Cancer Challenges of 2018 featuring expert insights from the leading minds in oncology. West Cancer Center’s Dr. Lee Schwartzberg will join Kimberly Blackwell, MD; Adam Brufsky, MD, PhD; and Hope Rugo, MD to review 2017’s most impactful breast cancer meetings and research, information to guide your organization’s breast cancer practices with cutting-edge insights, improving patient outcomes, and a comprehensive guide to spearheading top issues facing breast cancer in 2018.
To register, visit http://ht.ly/VDG730hBNiU.
This webinar will be rebroadcasted on Tuesday, January 30 at 12:30pm EST and Wednesday, January 31 at 1:30 EST.