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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
January 24, 2023

Kick Cancer Chili Cookoff

You are invited to Alliance Cancer Care's Inaugural Kick Cancer Chili Cookoff! Benefiting the Dr. Jeanne Shepherd Fund, come out to Clearview Cancer Institute to see who wins the Chili Cookoff, win prizes,…

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…

Seven Things to Know About Getting a Mammogram
January 04, 2023

Seven Things to Know About Getting a Mammogram

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.  

Cancer Survivor Celebration
January 04, 2023

Cancer Survivor Celebration

In honor of National Cancer Survivors Day, come cool off with some Kona Ice on Thursday, June 6, and help us celebrate the cancer survivors in our community!

Know Your ABCDE's of Skin Cancer
Alliance Cancer Care Becomes a Novalis Certified Radiosurgery Center
January 04, 2023

Alliance Cancer Care Becomes a Novalis Certified Radiosurgery…

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…

National Brain Tumor Awareness Month
January 04, 2023

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…

Treating the World’s Most Common Cancer
January 03, 2023

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…

Alliance Oncology Announces New State-of-the-Art Cancer Center in Northwest Alabama
January 03, 2023

Alliance Oncology Announces New State-of-the-Art Cancer…

Singing River Cancer Center to Offer Advanced Cancer Treatment for Patients of the Shoals Region NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alliance Oncology, a division of Alliance HealthCare Services, a…

When should I be screened for breast cancer?
October 05, 2022

When should I be screened for breast cancer?

October is breast cancer awareness month.  Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, and it accounts for the second highest number of deaths from cancer in women.  According to the CDC,…