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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. As the roll out of COVID-19 vaccines continues, we understand you may have questions. Here is a list of important considerations as we work together to curtail the pandemic.

  • Linda Money: For the Love of Family
    Austin American-Statesman

    For Linda Money, family is everything. She was treated by Paul Loar, III, M.D., FACOG, gynecologic oncologist at Texas Oncology–Austin North Suite 300, and Moya Griffin, M.D., FACS, breast surgical oncologist with Texas Breast Specialists–Austin North, after being diagnosed ovarian cancer and testing positive for the BRCA gene mutation. Linda says her supportive family, including her four grandsons, have helped her stay strong during her cancer journey.

  • An Important Message about COVID-19 Vaccines

    Texas Oncology concurs with leading infectious disease experts in recommending that all people be vaccinated against COVID-19, including patients with cancer. We strongly encourage our patients to get the vaccine if it is available to them.

  • Message from our president, Dr. Steven Paulson: A Year Defined by Courage

    Texas Oncology celebrates the courage of all patients fighting cancer, the loved ones caring for them, and the healthcare teams that have shown unrelenting commitment to providing care during COVID-19.

  • Cancer and COVID-19: Celebrate a Safe Holiday This Season

    Cancer patients and those with weakened immune systems are more susceptible to viruses, like COVID-19. Make safety a priority this season with these considerations for cancer patients and their loved ones.

  • Three Things to Know Before You Cancel Your Mammogram
    Austin Medical Times, Houston Medical TImes

    Mammograms can detect breast cancer in its earliest stages and remain the single most important tool for prevention and early detection, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. Heather King, M.D., FACS, breast surgical oncologist at Texas Breast Specialists–Austin, and Susan Escudier, M.D., FACP, medical oncologist at Texas Oncology–Houston Medical Center, share key factors women should know before cancelling their mammogram.

  • Young Nurse and Mother Stresses Diligence, Awareness After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
    KEYE-TV (CBS, Austin)

    Amy Woods, a Texas Oncology patient diagnosed with breast cancer last year with no family history of the disease, advises other women, especially young women, to advocate for themselves and their health concerns. Bridget O’Brien, D.O., FACS, FSSO, breast surgical oncologist at Texas Breast Specialists–Georgetown, urges women to do their due diligence by conducting monthly self-exams and paying attention to unusual changes to their breasts.

  • The Truth About Breast Cancer Care Amid a Pandemic

    Times may change, but the importance of breast cancer care remains the same. Know how to decipher truth from myth about breast cancer care during COVID-19.

  • Why You Should Not Delay or Cancel Breast Cancer Screenings Because of the Pandemic
    KERA-FM (NPR, Dallas-Fort Worth)

    Allison DiPasquale, M.D., of Texas Breast Specialists was featured on KERA discussing delayed and canceled mammograms during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. DiPasquale explained the improved safety standards for undergoing mammograms amid COVID-19 and encouraged patients to keep their annual screening appointments.

  • Karen Clements: From Adversity Comes Strength
    Austin American-Statesman

    Breast cancer patient Karen Clements is often described as resilient, having faced adversity supporting her family members through health challenges while managing her own treatment. She credits her Texas Oncology team, including Allison Gorrebeeck, M.D., medical oncologist at Texas Oncology–Austin North Suite 300, Caroline Coombs-Skiles, M.D., FACS, breast surgeon at Texas Breast Specialists–Austin Downtown, and Carl E. Nuesch, M.D., FACRO, FACR, radiation oncologist at Texas Oncology–Austin North Radiation Oncology and Austin Central, for their coordinated and comprehensive care during her cancer journey.