fbpx
Physician Spotlight: Meet Dr. Hoyt A. “Tres” Childs

 

 

Learn More

 

 

Kick Butts Day

 

By Ashlyn Seeley Everett, M.D., radiation oncologist at Alliance Cancer Care What is National Kick Butts Day?  Since 1996, this event has been held to decrease youth smoking rates and advocate for policies to protect our youth from tobacco.  Unfortunately, with the decline of cigarette use, there has been a trend of increasing use of […]

 

Learn More

 

 

Cancer Screen Week 2021

 

  In 2021, more than 1.9 million Americans were expected to be diagnosed with cancer – and early detection remains our best bet for treatment.1  View the Cancer Screening Factsheet to discover which common cancers can be potentially diagnosed early through preventive screening and learn when you should consider getting screened.Source: www.CancerScreenWeek.org REFERENCES1.  American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts […]

 

Learn More

 

 

What is SBRT for Lung Cancer?

 

By Jim McCarty, M.D. and Jack Gleason, M.D., radiation oncologists at Alliance Cancer Care What is SBRT? Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) is a technique that precisely targets lung tumors, while at the same time uses very conformal radiation beams to avoid normal tissues. The precision targeting and delivery allow the treatment team to safely […]

 

Learn More

 

 

Cancer Screen Week 2020

 

 

Learn More

 

 

National Radon Action Month

 

Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in America and claims the lives of about 21,000 Americans each year.  In fact, the EPA and the U.S. Surgeon General urge all Americans to protect their health by testing their homes, schools, and other buildings for radon. Radon is an invisible, odorless, tasteless […]

 

Learn More

 

 

American Cancer Society: An Introduction to Common Treatments for Lung Cancer

 

Have you or a loved one been newly diagnosed with lung cancer? In this video from the American Cancer Society, you’ll learn about the most common treatments for lung cancer which may include surgery, radiation therapy, radiofrequency ablation (RFA); chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy.

 

Learn More

 

 

Southern Family Magazine

 

Dr. Elizabeth Falkenberg: Treating the entire patient Radiation oncologist Dr. Beth Falkenberg wants her patients involved in the decisions and thought processes of fighting their specific type of cancer. “Fear diminishes with knowledge,” Falkenberg said. Falkenberg practices with the Center for Cancer Care (CCC), which has three locations: Clearview Cancer Institute (CCI) campus in Huntsville, […]

 

Learn More