Lelia Wilson had never heard of trigeminal neuralgia before she was diagnosed in 2004. Within months, the pain caused by the rare, chronic nerve condition was controlling her life. Trigeminal neuralgia affects the trigeminal nerve, which carries sensation from the face to the brain. Any type of facial stimulation — brushing teeth, putting on makeup,
Alliance Oncology, a division of Alliance HealthCare Services, a leading national provider of outsourced healthcare services, announced that one of their cancer care centers, Alliance Cancer Care, has become a Novalis® Certified Radiosurgery Center. The certification process, conducted by an independent, third-party panel of experts in radiation therapy, means the radiosurgery program meets or exceeds
When you are diagnosed with cancer, having comprehensive cancer treatment options near your home, work, and family is important to you. You want your cancer treatments to affect your life as little as possible. Maybe you just started a new job and don’t want to miss work. Maybe you have kids in school and want
We are excited to share that one of our very own volunteers has won a statewide award! Shirley Caperton, a volunteer from our Florence location, will be recognized with the State Sunrise Award for her service and commitment to the Look Good Feel Better program. Look Good Feel Better, a free, national program dedicated to improving the
In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, check out this infographic from the American Cancer Society to learn seven things to know about getting a mammogram.
Alliance Cancer Care to Open New Integrated Cancer Care Facility Serving the Northern Alabama Region
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 cancer care facility to serve oncology patients in the northern Alabama region. The new 40,000 square-foot facility located at 3920 Peach Street in Florence will offer