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Treating the World’s Most Common Cancer

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, the only international organization devoted solely to education, prevention, early detection, and prompt treatment of the world’s most common cancer, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime. Skin cancer occurs when there are abnormalities in the cells that make up the skin. …

National Brain Tumor Awareness Month

May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month.  Driven by advancement in research, surgical techniques, genetic discoveries, and much more, it has never been a better time to take action on brain tumors. The National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), an organization whose mission is to unrelentingly invest in, mobilize, and unite our community to discover a…

Lelia's Story

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 Cancer Care Becomes a Novalis Certified Radiosurgery Center

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…

Exceptional Cancer Care Close to Home

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…

Alliance Cancer Care Volunteer Wins State Award

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…

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