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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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Harnessing Molecular Testing for Endometrial Cancer
January 24, 2024

Harnessing Molecular Testing for Endometrial Cancer

Endometrial cancer is a complex disease with varying subtypes that require tailored treatment approaches. Thanks to advancements in medical science, molecular testing has emerged as a powerful tool in…

The Impact of Missing Radiation Treatment
January 17, 2024

The Impact of Missing Radiation Treatment

In the realm of cancer treatment, consistency is key. Unfortunately, inclement weather can disrupt the delicate balance that patients strive to maintain during their radiation therapy.  Missing a session…

Understanding Radiation for Gynecologic Cancers
January 09, 2024

Understanding Radiation for Gynecologic Cancers

Gynecologic cancers encompass a range of malignancies affecting the reproductive organs in women. When it comes to treatment, radiation therapy plays a significant role in endometrial cancer, the most…

Embracing a New Year of Wellness: Healthy Goals for Cancer Patients
December 27, 2023

Embracing a New Year of Wellness: Healthy Goals for…

As the new year unfolds, it brings with it a fresh opportunity to prioritize your well-being and set healthy goals. For cancer patients, embracing a holistic approach to health can have a positive impact…

Dr. McCormick Retiring after 19 Years
December 21, 2023

Dr. McCormick Retiring after 19 Years

Join us in congratulating Dr. McCormick on her retirement after 19 years in Radiation Oncology! For nearly two decades, Dr. McCormick has been the heart and soul of our center in Decatur, offering unwavering…

Navigating End-of-Life Matters with Compassion and Support
December 21, 2023

Navigating End-of-Life Matters with Compassion and…

Coping with end-of-life issues is undoubtedly one of the most challenging aspects of the cancer journey, both for patients and their caregivers or families. While it's a topic that can evoke a range of…

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Patient Testimonial - Mr. Garner

Treated for prostate cancer, Mr. Garner, a patient at our Singing River Cancer center location explains his experience at…

SpaceOAR Hydrogel with Dr. Childs

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Why Noona?

Learn more about Noona and what it can do for you. 

SpaceOar Hydrogel

About 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. When confronted with treatment options, most…

What is IGRT?

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

Meet the Physics Team

Learn more about the Physics Team with one of our very own physicists, Timo Schulze.