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Harnessing Molecular Testing for Endometrial Cancer
January 24, 2024

Harnessing Molecular Testing for Endometrial Cancer

Endometrial cancer is a complex disease with varying subtypes that require tailored treatment approaches. Thanks to advancements in medical science, molecular testing has emerged as a powerful tool in…

The Impact of Missing Radiation Treatment
January 17, 2024

The Impact of Missing Radiation Treatment

In the realm of cancer treatment, consistency is key. Unfortunately, inclement weather can disrupt the delicate balance that patients strive to maintain during their radiation therapy.  Missing a session…

Understanding Radiation for Gynecologic Cancers
January 09, 2024

Understanding Radiation for Gynecologic Cancers

Gynecologic cancers encompass a range of malignancies affecting the reproductive organs in women. When it comes to treatment, radiation therapy plays a significant role in endometrial cancer, the most…

Lung Cancer Treatment: Understanding Radiation Therapy
November 28, 2023

Shedding Light on Lung Cancer Treatment: Understanding…

A lung cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming, but advancements in medical treatments offer hope for effective care. Radiation therapy is a critical component in treating many stages of lung cancer. Radiation…

Benefits of Breast Conservation Therapy
November 15, 2023

Cancer Awareness

At Alliance Cancer Care we aim to raise awareness and understanding of various cancer types to encourage early detection, and stand united against all forms of cancer. To fight cancer we deliver radiation…

Lung Cancer Screening Recommendations
November 01, 2023

Lung Cancer Screening Recommendations

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, when we shed light on the importance of early detection in saving lives. Lung cancer has symptoms in its early stages, making screening an essential tool for catching…

Prostate Cancer Screening Recommendations
September 01, 2023

Prioritizing Your Health: Prostate Cancer Screening…

As September arrives, so does Prostate Cancer Awareness Month – a time dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of early detection and proper screening for prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is…

Dr. Tres Childs Recognized as the first Center of Excellence for SpaceOAR Hydrogel in Alabama
August 24, 2023

Dr. Tres Childs Recognized as the first Center of Excellence…

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Tres Childs has been designated as the first Center of Excellence for SpaceOAR™ Hydrogel in Alabama! This prestigious recognition highlights our high level of experience…

Cancer Awareness
June 22, 2023

Help Bring Cancer Awareness to our Community

At Alliance Cancer Care we aim to raise awareness and understanding of various cancer types to encourage early detection, and stand united against all forms of cancer. To fight cancer we deliver radiation…

Internal vs. External Radiation Therapy
June 22, 2023

External vs. Internal Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy is a common form of cancer treatment that uses high-energy radiation to kill cancer cells. Radiation therapy can be delivered in different ways, and the specifics of radiation treatment…

SpacOAR Hydrogel
June 07, 2023

SpaceOAR Hydrogel

About 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. When confronted with treatment options, most are unsure or confused about how different therapies will affect their life. We're…

Know Your ABCDE's of Skin Cancer
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…

Brain Tumors
May 19, 2022

Brain Tumors

National Brain Tumor Awareness Month is in May of each year.  Doctors classify brain tumors as either primary or metastatic.  Primary tumors are those that started in the brain or spinal cord. These can…

Esophageal Cancer
April 27, 2022

Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal cancer is relatively rare, making up about 1% of cases of cancer in the United States.  There are about 19,000 new cases diagnosed every year.  However, esophageal cancer also accounts for 15,000…

Head and Neck Cancer
April 13, 2022

Head and Neck Cancer

April is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month.  Most head and neck cancers form in the lining of the mouth, throat, or voice box and are typically squamous cell carcinomas, although there are other less…

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
January 07, 2022

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Vaccines work. My generation and generations to come will not know the symptoms or effects of polio, measles, mumps, or smallpox. These viruses are now essentially eradicated due to widespread vaccination.…