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Graduate counseling program partners with UNTHSC’s Institute for Patient Safety

Texas Wesleyan’s graduate counseling program has joined together with UNT Health Science Center and the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders to offer counseling services to patients. Texas Wesleyan’s graduate counseling program has joined together with UNT Health Science Center (UNTHSC) and the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD) to offer counseling services to …


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Brenda Zimmermann & Dr. Ray Page Discussing Careity

Brenda Zimmermann, a patient at The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders discusses Careity with Dr. Ray Page.

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders is now offering SpaceOAR Hydrogel

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders is now offering SpaceOAR hydrogel, an innovative product for men choosing to undergo radiation therapy for prostate cancer. Applied during a minimally invasive procedure, the hydrogel acts as a protective spacer between the prostate and the rectum and has been clinically proven to reduce the risk of side …

Pink Teal Luncheon 2017 Recap

Thanks to Shannon Miller, Sam Morrow, our generous sponsors and our incredible staff, our inaugural Pink Teal Luncheon was a tremendous success! We are so humbled to have welcomed 250 attendees to our event to raise awareness for women’s cancer. Shannon Miller and Samantha Morrow led the event with their inspiring stories of perseverance and …

The 1st Annual Pink Teal Luncheon

We are grateful for the opportunity to invite you to participate in the 1st Annual Pink TealLuncheon. Our goal is to make this an annual event raising awareness of cancers that most often affect women – Breast and Gynecologic Cancers. 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime …

Oncology Pathways – Preventing a Good Idea From Going Bad

Dr. Ray Page, medical oncologist at The Center, recently co-authored a JAMA viewpoint on clinical pathways. The article provides helpful insight for cancer clinicians on the effectiveness of this program. //oncology.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2485187

Welcome Dr. Derrick Nguyen

We would like to welcome Dr. Derrick Nguyen to The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. Dr. Nguyen is a medical oncologist and will be treating patients at our Arlington and Mansfield locations.  His focus will be on lung cancer, colon cancer, breast cancer and lymphoma patients. Dr. Nguyen strongly believes in a multi-disciplinary team …

Steady Growth for Community practice Despite Uneven Field

Steady Growth for Community practice Despite Uneven Field

Making the Most of Your Advanced Breast Cancer Treatment Conversations

Caption: Robyn R. Young, M.D. shares recommendations for how women with advanced cancer can better understand and discuss their treatment options with their doctor. The average doctor’s visit lasts around 15 minutes1 of the approximately 150,000 people in the United States living with advanced breast cancer, –locally advanced (stage III) or metastatic (stage IV) breast cancer2 questions answered …

We are pleased to announce our relocation to 515 W. Mayfield Road, Suite 102 Arlington TX as of Monday, September 21.

As of 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 17, the Arlington location will be closed. and for the remainder of the weekend while we conduct the move.  If you experience a medical emergency during this time, please call 911. We look forward to continued care at our new location.

Buy A Brick

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders and the Cancer Assistance Fund of North Texas are pleased to announce the establishment of the BRICK GARDEN. We will be transforming the grassy area in front of the building into a beautiful garden to honor you and/or your loved one(s) with an engraved brick walkway. The BRICK …


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Leading the Way in Robotic Surgery

DeEtte Vasques, DO, gynecologic and surgical oncologist at The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders gives her patients the most up-to-date and aggressive options for fighting gynecologic cancers. She recently completed her 1,000th minimally invasive robotic assisted surgery using the da Vinci robot, a milestone and distinction not shared by any other surgeon in Tarrant …

The Center Welcomes Dr. Chris Murray, Ph.D.

Dr. Murray is a psychotherapist with years of clinical experience and a heart for our patient’s needs. Dr. Murray has a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling and a Ph.D. in Counseling / Clinical Psychology from Southwestern Baptist and psychotherapy experience in clinical inpatient, outpatient, community mental health, and private practice settings. He …

Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders Begins New Care Approach

‘I attribute all my success in treatment to God and Dr. Potluri.’ — Barbara Williams

American Association of Physicists in Medicine – Press Release

College Park, MD – July 28, 2015 – The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) is pleased to announce that Mr. Russell Tarver has been elected a Fellow of the Association. The category of Fellow honors members who have distinguished themselves by their contributions in research, education, or leadership in the medical physics community. …

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