21st Century Oncology Holdings, Inc., the largest global provider of integrated cancer care services, announced today that, following an extensive national search process, it has appointed Kimberly Commins-Tzoumakas as its Chief Executive Officer to lead the company into the future.
MODESTO, Calif. - When 72-year-old Modesto veteran Gene Dias saw his PSA levels rising, he asked his doctors to look into it. A Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) test is used to monitor and screen for prostate cancer, and dramatic rises over time can be cause for concern.
STUART, Fla. – Doctors at South Florida Radiation Oncology (SFRO) are now treating Treasure Coast cancer patients using the first and only robotic radiosurgery system designed to treat cancerous and non-cancerous tumors anywhere in the body, including the head, spine, lung, prostate, liver and pancreas.
FORT MYERS, Fla. – 21st Century Oncology today announced the implementation of the AlignRT system to its Lee County cancer treatment centers. The system will particularly benefit patients being treated for left-sided breast cancer, as it can aid the radiotherapy team to protect the heart.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Carolina Regional Cancer Center has earned a three-year term of re-accreditation in radiation oncology from the American College of Radiology (ACR). The cancer treatment center is the only ACR accredited facility in Myrtle Beach.
KENNEWICK, Wash. – When 71-year-old business owner Frank Cowing first experienced troubling urinary symptoms, he ignored it for months. After a few weeks of persistent symptoms, he finally went to the doctor for a routine prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test. The results indicated something was very wrong.
When Ashley Weinberg’s mother was battling small cell lung cancer in November of 2013, it took a lot to bring a smile to her face. That was until a group of girls handed her a bag of gifts during treatment. “This little girl donated baskets to cancer patients in lieu of getting anything for her 10th birthday, and my mother was one of the recipients of this generous child,” Weinberg said. “I remember the smile it brought to her face."
21st Century Oncology is hosting a prostate cancer seminar from 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 6 at the Naples Hilton. The panel will discuss current information on prostate cancer detection and treatment.