Dr. Sirott discusses getting five “second opions” from cancer specialists who come together to review oncology cases & consider treatment recommendations for the patient.
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Physician Newsletter Archive
The December physician newsletter Dr. Robert Robles focuses on issues with recently approved Oral Anticoagulants in treatments for deep venous thrombosis or pulmonary embolus.
In the November physician newsletter, Dr. Gigi Chen discussed updates on Lung Cancer screening and the need for an effective screening modality for the cancer type given advances in treatment for advanced Lung Cancer.
In the October physician newsletter, Dr. Rahman discussed breast cancer radiation in the modern era including the paradigm of early-stage breast cancer management shifting from radical mastectomy to breast conservation therapy.
Cancer rehab means better quality of life by Dr. Johl discusses an oncology rehabilitation program to educate, support and empower patients.
Good News For Melanoma Diagnosis by Dr. Sirott discusses melanoma, a serious form of skin cancer, that’s diagnosed in over 70,000 patients yearly in the US.
Dr. Chen discusses The American Society of Hematology meeting that was held in December in Atlanta. Here are some exciting new reports from the meeting.
Use of stereotactic radiotherapy by Dr. Sophia Rahman. A non-invasive method of treating tumors otherwise inaccessible or inadequate for open surgery.
Light through a dark window by Dr. Sirott discusses new research has documented effective screening for lung cancer.
Cancer update 2012 by Dr. Chen discusses exciting abstracts presented at this year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting in Chicago in June
Dr. Catalya discusses immune thrombocytopenia, a common hematologic disorder that affects 1 in 10,000 people.
Dr. Sirott on Prop 29 (California Cancer Research Act). DVO is the major backer in Central Contra Costa County, in coordination with American Cancer Society