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Physician Spotlight: John Francis Gleason, Jr., M.D.

What is your role at Alliance Cancer Care, and how long have you worked here? I am currently the Medical Director at Alliance Cancer Care. I have worked here for over nine years, and my most important role here is practicing as a radiation oncologist. I see patients in the clinic every day and evaluate…

Get a LEG up on Sarcomas

By Ashlyn Seeley Everett, M.D., radiation oncologist at Alliance Cancer Care July is Sarcoma Awareness Month. This is a rare tumor that often occurs in the leg. Learn more about this tumor type and its treatment options. What is sarcoma? Sarcomas are a rare group of malignant cancers that develop in the soft tissue of…

Site Spotlight: Singing River Cancer Center

Where is the clinic located?  – 180 Cox Creek Parkway, Florence, AL 35630 – Suite A – Enter the lobby, and our clinic is on the right side of the building What is the office phone number? – (256) 760-1150 Where do I park? – There is a free, large parking lot attached to the…

Questions to Ask Your Doctor

By Elizabeth Falkenberg, M.D., radiation oncologist at Alliance Cancer Care 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 do? What is the first step in treatment?” Then, a…

Behind the Scenes of Radiation Treatment Planning

By the Alliance Cancer Care Physics Team Our team at Alliance Cancer Care (ACC) helps guide you through your cancer treatment journey every step of the way.  We use innovative technology to make your treatment fast, accurate, and beneficial to your health.  You will meet our front-line radiation oncology team during your treatment, including your…

Cost of Radiation Treatment

How much will it cost for my radiation? This is a question most of our patients ask.  Receiving a diagnosis of cancer is scary, and you are likely concerned with not only your physical health but your financial health and how the treatment will affect your family now and in the future.  We agree this…

Site Spotlight: Blackwell Medical Tower

Where is the clinic located?  – 201 Sivley Rd SW, Huntsville, AL 35801 – Ground floor, Suite 10 – Enter at the lobby level from the parking garage, and then take the elevator or stairs to the first floor. What is the office phone number? – (256) 319-5400 Where do I park? – There is…

Relay for Life Cancer Survivor Dinner

Alliance Cancer Care is proud to be a sponsor of the upcoming Relay for Life Cancer Survivor Dinner.  The dinner, which is co-sponsored by Clearview Cancer Institute, will honor the cancer survivors in our community and our very own radiation oncologist, Dr. Richard Pearlman, will be speaking at the event.  Delicious food by Rhoda P’s Catering…

Recommended Cancer Screenings for Men

June is Men’s Health Month, a national observance used to raise awareness about health care for men and focus on encouraging men to take care of their bodies by eating right, exercising, and working to prevent disease.  The month also encourages the early detection and treatment of diseases, including cancer. The following cancer screening guidelines…