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  • What Our Cancer Patients Should Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

    Texas Oncology agrees with leading infectious disease experts that all people should be vaccinated against COVID-19, including cancer patients. The COVID-19 vaccine and booster shot reduces individual risk and slows the spread of the virus.

  • Beyond Treatment
    D Magazine

    In addition to being a valuable source of information, support groups can help resolve feelings of isolation and loneliness. Stephanie Broussard, MSSW, LCSW, ACHP-SW, director of palliative care and social work at Texas Oncology explains how support groups can make an impactful difference in patients’ lives.

  • Texas Breast Specialists–Kingwood and The Woodlands Welcome Dr. Cinthya Lowder

    Join us in welcoming Cinthya Lowder, M.D., to Texas Breast Specialists–Kingwood and The Woodlands. Read more about Dr. Lowder’s personalized and collaborative approach to cancer care.

  • More Than BRCA: The Other Life-Threatening Breast Cancer Gene Mutation To Be Aware Of
    TODAY.com

    CHEK2 serves the body as a tumor suppressor, but when it's mutated, it can be linked to numerous cancers, including breast cancer. Alison Barron, M.D., FACS, breast surgical oncologist at Texas Breast Specialists–Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center and Carrollton explains why she's seeing more patients with this variant. Emily Przybyla, Texas Oncology patient and former employee, shares that knowing she has the CHEK2 variant has made her more vigilant about cancer screenings.

  • Detecting Breast Cancer – From Vigilance to Suspicion to Confirmation
    Fort Worth Magazine

    The path from routine screening to suspected cancer to confirmed diagnosis usually is the shorter part of a longer cancer journey. Jennifer Hecht, D.O., FACOS, breast surgeon, Texas Breast Specialists–Granbury and Southwest Fort Worth, explains that better understanding of these preliminary steps can help set you on the right course for a successful cancer fight.

  • Taking Breast Cancer Prevention and Detection into Your Own Hands
    Austin Medical Times, Corsicana Daily Sun, Houston Medical Times, Natural Awakenings, Palestine Herald-Press

    Responding quickly to new symptoms is especially important for detecting and preventing breast cancer, the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer in American women. For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Ashwani Agarwal, M.D., medical oncologist at Texas Oncology–Corsicana, Bindupriya Chandrasekaran M.D., MRCS, breast surgical oncologist at Texas Breast Specialists–Methodist Cancer Centers, Shail Dalal, M.D., medical oncologist at Texas Oncology–Palestine Cancer Center, Moya Griffin, M.D., FACS breast surgical oncologist at Texas Breast Specialists–Austin North, and Jamie Terry, M.D., MHCE, FACS breast surgical oncologist at Texas Breast Specialists in Houston explain the importance of routine breast cancer screenings.

  • World Cancer Day: Five Ways to Build a Healthy Habit

    In honor of World Cancer Day and National Cancer Prevention Month this February, commit to living a healthier lifestyle and decreasing your cancer risk. Here are five ways to start.

  • Ask the Expert: Breast Cancer and Vaccinations
    NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

    The World Health Organization released data stating that breast cancer is now the most common cancer in the world, passing lung cancer, which had been the leading form of cancer for decades. Allison DiPasquale, breast surgeon with Texas Breast Specialists–Medical City Dallas, discussed this news, and the impact the COVID-19 vaccine may have on cancer patients, on KRLD's "Ask the Expert" segment.

  • From Questions to Confidence: Understanding COVID-19 Vaccines

    As COVID-19 vaccines become available, it’s important to understand how they work, why they’re safe for current cancer patients and survivors, and what to expect at your vaccination appointment.

  • Texas Oncology Opens New Cancer Facility in Midlothian

    Texas Oncology announced today the opening of a 10,000-square-foot cancer care facility in Midlothian that will provide medical oncology, hematology, surgical oncology, and urology services, all in one location.