Press Releases & News

Diablo Valley Oncology/Hematology

San Francisco East Bay Cancer Center Expands

Matthew Sirott, MD, President and CEO of Diablo Valley Oncology and Hematology Medical Group announces today that Dr. James Rembert, Dr. Christine Chung, and Dr. Sravana Chennupati have joined the medical group expanding the Radiation Oncology Program to include Alta Bates Summit Medical Center/Herrick Campus in Berkeley, in addition to its current Radiation Oncology Division at the California Cancer and Research Institute in Pleasant Hill.

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Dramatic Advancement in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis with MRI Imaging

Urologists at Pacific Urology are the first in the San Francisco East Bay area to fuse magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with ultrasound prostate imaging creating a three-dimensional map of the patient’s prostate, allowing physicians to find dangerous cancers previously undetectable.

San Francisco Chronicle

Cancer Patients Hit by Cuts to Medicare

Bay Area oncologists are sending Medicare cancer patients to hospitals for treatment due to federal spending cuts, but DVO has not decided to turn away patients.