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
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
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.
Shannon Woerner of our central jersey division was the recipient of the ONS 2018 Emerging leader award. Amita Patel NP-C, Tina Flocco APN-BC, and Dr. Licitra nominated and wrote letters of recommendation as a nomination for this award.
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
Identifying a positive health trend for NJ residents, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) reports both the incidence and death rate of colon cancer have decreased about 3% in recent years. As one of the most common types of cancer in both men and women, this downward trend brings hope for survivors, families and newly diagnosed … Continued
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
Dr. Charanjeev Kapoor of RCCA’s Connecticut Division Cancer that begins in the testicles is known as testicular cancer. According to Dr. Charanjeev Kapoor, an oncology specialist at Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA), the key to diagnosing and treating testicular cancer is patient awareness. Affecting only about 1 in every 263 men in the United States, testicular cancer … Continued
Dr. Joseph McLaughlin If you’ve never smoked or used tobacco, could you still be susceptible to lung cancer? The short answer is yes. According to the ACS, up to 20% of patients who die from lung cancer are non-smokers. Oncology specialist, Dr. Joseph McLaughlin – from the Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA) Manchester, Connecticut location … Continued
Gurpreet S. Lamba, MD What are the main types of leukemia? How do they differ in terms of their effects, how they present and how they are treated? A. Leukemia is classified based on whether the malignancy originated from a lymphoid or myeloid white blood cell, and on how quickly the leukemia develops (i.e., … Continued