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SpacOAR Hydrogel
June 07, 2023

SpaceOAR Hydrogel

About 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. When confronted with treatment options, most are unsure or confused about how different therapies will affect their life. We're…

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 | Alliance Cancer Care
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…

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…

Why Do We Use Chemotherapy with Radiation?
February 01, 2023

Why Do We Use Chemotherapy with Radiation?

By Sarah Joy Patterson-Webb MSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC Your doctors may recommend that you receive chemotherapy while you are receiving radiation treatment. You may see or hear this be called concurrent treatment,…

Kick Cancer Chili Cookoff | Alliance Cancer Care
January 24, 2023

Kick Cancer Chili Cookoff

Thank you to everyone who supported Alliance Cancer Care's First Inaugural Kick Cancer Chili Cookoff!! Over $75,000 was raised for the Dr. Jeanne Shepherd Fund. Thank you for making an impact in our community!      Save…

Journal Club | Alliance Cancer Care
January 24, 2023

Journal Club

YOU'RE INVITEDPlease join us at Char Resturant in Huntsville for Alliance Cancer Care's Breast Cancer Jounral Club sponsored by Radiology of Huntsville and HH Breast Center.   Date: Tuesday, May 16th Time:…

Missing Radiation Treatment
January 18, 2023

Missing Radiation Treatment

By Mike Taylor, Director of Physics & Dosimetry at Alliance Cancer Care  Radiation therapy is typically administered daily, lasting only a few minutes for each treatment session.Though each session is…

Alliance Cancer Care to Open New Integrated Cancer Care Facility Serving the Northern Alabama Region
January 04, 2023

Alliance Cancer Care to Open New Integrated Cancer…

Alliance Cancer Care, an Alliance Oncology network partnership representing six sites of service including physician partners and Helen Keller Hospital, announced today that it will open a new integrated…