How to Have Fun in the Sun According to RCCA’s Dermatologic Oncologists

East Coast residents are no strangers to winter weather, and those long, chilly months tend to make time under the summer sun that much more appealing. But there’s a catch – too much exposure to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays can take a serious toll on skin health. How Does UV Light Affect Your Skin? … Continued

Regional Cancer Care Associates and CPAN to Provide Advocacy Network

Providing a personal, community-based approach to cancer care is an integral part of how Regional Cancer Care Associates treats its patients. So, it should come as no surprise that RCCA and Community Oncology Alliance (COA) Patient Advocacy Network (CPAN) have created a partnership that will lead to RCCA/CPAN chapters in New Jersey, Maryland and Connecticut. CPAN … Continued

New RCCA Old Bridge Office: Specializing in Care and Community

When Nandini Ignatius, MD, entered oncology practice 4 years ago, she knew she had joined a dynamic profession that is constantly discovering new treatments and improving outcomes for patients with different forms of cancer. “Oncology is a unique field that is rapidly progressing,” says Dr. Ignatius, who is part of an ongoing progression toward accessible, … Continued

Dongmei Wang Opens Expanded Oncology Practice in Rockville, MD.

Dr. Dongmei Wang has announced she is opening an RCCA medical oncology practice at 9715 Medical Center Drive, Suite 531, Rockville, Maryland, MD. This expanded practice will be staffed by trained medical professionals to provide patients with individualized chemotherapy infusion services. “Along with the many newer therapies that can help the patient with cancer, taking a … Continued

Healthcare Financial Management Association

Tammy Hopson, our Vice President of Human Resources was recently featured in the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), the nation’s premier membership organization for healthcare finance leaders, recent publication.

Progress in the Fight Against Leukemia: Therapeutic Advances Available Right Now – and Right Here in NJ: A Conversation with RCCA’s Dr. Seth Howard Berk

While innovative therapies have made slow improvements to leukemia incidence and death rates, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) projects there will be more than 62,000 new cases in 2017. Because of this, it’s important to seek the latest and most personalized care available when leukemia is diagnosed to obtain a successful outcome. Dr. Seth Howard … Continued

Ovarian Cancer – What We Know Today About Risk Factors and Early Detection: A Conversation with RCCA’s Dr. Kenneth D. Nahum

Ovarian cancer carries a specific set of risk factors, from environmental causes to hereditary traits, and the key to decreasing mortality rates is early detection. For example, half of all ovarian cancers occur in women older than 63 years of age, while women who have used oral contraceptives have a lower risk of developing epithelial ovarian … Continued