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What to Expect: Radiation Therapy Consultation

Meeting with your radiation oncologist for the first time? Watch Dr. Gleason, Medical Director at Alliance Cancer Care, discuss…

What to Expect: Radiation Therapy Simulation Appointment

Before patients can undergo radiation treatment, they will first have a "simulation" appointment.  The simulation is the…

Common Questions Answered: COVID-19 and Cancer

Alliance Cancer Care radiation oncologist and Medical Director, John Francis Gleason, Jr., M.D. discusses common questions…
Questions to Ask Your Doctor
July 01, 2022

Questions to Ask Your Doctor

A new cancer diagnosis is frightening and most patients do not know what to expect.  Hearing the word “cancer” will likely start your thoughts racing with questions like, “Will I die? What will my family…

Four Proven Ways to Prevent Cancer
January 14, 2022

Four Proven Ways to Prevent Cancer

In my practice, people often ask me about ways to prevent cancer. Sometimes it’s a patient finishing his cancer treatment, hoping to do all he can to keep his cancer from coming back. Sometimes it’s a…

What Do I Need to Treat My Side Effects During Radiation?
January 28, 2022

What Do I Need to Treat My Side Effects During Radiation?

Radiation therapy is a type of local treatment.  This means that it is focused on a particular part of the body, and does not travel throughout the body.  Because of this, radiation treatment causes side…

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Esophageal Cancer - What Is It?
April 17, 2023

Esophageal Cancer - What Is It?

Esophageal cancer is relatively rare, making up about 1% of cases of cancer in the United States.  There are about 19,000 new cases diagnosed every year.  However, esophageal cancer also accounts for 15,000…

Volunteers Wanted!
March 23, 2023

Volunteers Wanted!

Cancer treatment can be a difficult and challenging experience for patients, and many could use some extra support and care during this time. If you are looking for a meaningful way to make a difference…

What is the Difference between Anal and Rectal Cancer?
March 22, 2023

What is the Difference between Anal and Rectal Cancer?

By Ashlyn Everett, MD Cancer can occur in any part of the body, and the anal and rectal areas are no exception. Anal and rectal cancers are two different types of cancer that can cause similar symptoms…

Is Colon Cancer Hereditary?
March 13, 2023

Is Colon Cancer Hereditary?

By Amy George, MS and Ashlyn Everett, MD March is colon and rectal cancer awareness month. Many patients ask, “is colorectal cancer hereditary?” The short answer is, yes, it can be. But let’s dig a little…

A Dynamite Solution for Management of Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer
February 27, 2023

A Dynamite Solution for Management of Locally Advanced…

By John F. Gleason, Jr., MD Rectal cancer is a commonly encountered disease in our clinics. Colorectal cancers include primary gland producing cancer cells, which is the type of cell that becomes cancerous,…

What to Expect During Your Simulation Appointment
February 10, 2023

What to Expect During Your Simulation Appointment

By Dr. Ashlyn Everett, MD Just scheduled your simulation appointment? Wondering what to expect or how to prepare? Watch the below videos to learn more. Breast Cancer Simulation Learn…

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What is IGRT?

What is IGRT? What does it stand for? When is it used? These are all questions Dr. Pealrman answers.

Dr. Gleason - Doctor's Day 2023

Watch Dr. Gleason talk about what inspired him to become a radiation oncologust and what this job menas to him. 

Dr. McCarty - Doctor's Day 2023

Every day I have people thank me for the service the team is providing or I’m providing… and it just makes my day so happy…

Head & Neck Cancer with Dr. Childs

While it only accounts for 4% of cancer cases here in the U.S., head and neck cancer is most commonly treated with radiation…

Tim Martin Testimonial - Prostate Cancer

Treated for prostate cancer, Tim Martin, a patient at our Singing River Cancer center location explains his experience at…

Therapy Team with Erin Mize

Learn more about the Therapy Team at Alliance Cancer Care with Erin Mize.