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COVID-19 and Integrative Medicine

Catherine Oseni, Pharma. D., ABAAHP, FAAMFMDirector of Integrative Medicine As your integrative and functional medicine expert, one of the frequently asked questions over the past few weeks has been my top preventative recommendation via nutrition to boost the immune system against the Coronavirus. We are being bombarded with information about it on a daily basis. …

TeleMedicine

Notice to Our Patients on Telemedicine To our valued patients, We want you to know that your health and safety is our utmost priority. In light of the pandemic and in an effort to protect the health and safety of our patients, we are pleased to announce that the physicians of The Center for Cancer and …

A letter on COVID-19

From The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders  Dear Valued Patient,  The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorder is committed to the health and safety of our patients, staff, and community.  As we continue to closely monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, we offer you reassurance that we are taking every precaution necessary to ensure your …

COVID-19

 What is COVID-19?  Coronavirus disease 2019, or “COVID-19,” is an infection caused by a specific virus called SARS-CoV-2. It first appeared in late 2019 in the city of Wuhan, China. People with COVID-19 can have fever, cough, and trouble breathing. Problems with breathing happen when the infection affects the lungs and causes pneumonia. While the …

Dr. Ganesa meets the boy whose life she helped save by donating bone marrow

Three years ago Dr. Ganesa donated bone marrow to a 6-year-old boy. Recently, she was able to meet the boy she helped save and his family. The story was featured on the front page of the Dallas Morning News and on WFAA in the segment above. Excerpt from the Dallas Morning News article: “As a …

Cooking with Dr. Oseni

Join us for “Cooking with Dr. Oseni” on February 26 at noon at the Fort Worth Campus. Dr. Oseni will be cooking up something delicious while she talks about the benefits of integrative medicine. The event will be held in the Michael Ross Community Room and is FREE to attend. Please RSVP to Laura Hoffman …

Massage Therapy

Joy Havner, a massage therapist at The Center, talks about massage therapy and the different benefits that it provides to cancer patients.Massage therapy is one of many services offered at The Center thanks to our partnership with CAREity. Ask about these services the next time you are at The Center.

Meditation Styles

“Meditation Styles.” Dr. Catherine Oseni, is the Director of Integrative Medicine at The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders I woke up this morning to the beautiful view of the falling leaves, realizing the season has definitely changed, we are now in the fall season. It brought a lot of excitement to me as I …

Journey of Hope: Moments of Faith

   In this webisode, we discuss the faith and spirituality aspect of cancer treatment. The hope that it provides is important to many cancer patients is a place of solace and comfort.

Journey of Hope: Search Engine Blues

 This webisode is a follow up to our Journey of Hope series. In this episode, you will hear about the internet and nutrition. There’s a lot of misinformation on the internet about nutrition and cancer. The Center has resources that aid in dispelling that misinformation.

Arlington MCA: Beauty in the Waiting

   One of our patients was so inspired by a previous patient that had painted a ceiling tile in the chemo room at our Arlington MCA Clinic, that she took it upon herself to find volunteers to paint the entire ceiling!  Teri Y Holsberg said,” While I was in the chemo room yesterday I commented …

Astonishing Hope, Podcast: Episode 4

We hope you enjoy the fourth and final episode of Astonishing Hope: a Podcast About Cancer Journeys. A candid conversation with Dr. Bibas Reddy, Tami Ramey, Terry Purdom, and Lindell Singleton about cancer and how to talk about it.   https://thecentertx.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Astonishing-Hope-Ep_4-8_26_19-6.05-PM.mp3

Astonishing Hope, Podcast: Episode 3

We hope you enjoy the third episode of Astonishing Hope: a Podcast About Cancer Journeys. A candid conversation with Dr. Bibas Reddy, Tami Ramey, Terry Purdom, and Lindell Singleton about cancer and how to talk about it. On this episode, we hear from Helena Iannaccone an Advanced Nurse Practitioner at the Center. She talks about her …

Astonishing Hope, Podcast: Episode 2

We hope you enjoy the second episode of Astonishing Hope: a Podcast About Cancer Journeys. A candid conversation with Dr. Bibas Reddy, Tami Ramey, Terry Purdom, and Lindell Singleton about cancer and how to talk about it. In this episode, Lindell, Terry, and Tami talk about being an advocate for yourself with your doctor and …

Astonishing Hope: a Podcast About Cancer Journeys

We hope you enjoy Astonishing Hope: a Podcast About Cancer Journeys. You will hear a candid conversation with Dr. Bibas Reddy, Tami Ramey, Terry Purdom, and Lindell Singleton about cancer and how to talk about it. Starting this week and for the next 3 weeks, we will be releasing Podcasts every Monday. They are running …

Journey of Hope

  This past Saturday our five-part series “Journey of Hope” premiered on WFAA. Dr. Ganesa from The Center, patient Terry Purdam, and producer Lindell Singleton were on Good Morning Texas to talk about the series and its message of Hope. We hope you are able to tune in for the rest of the series which will …

Exercise and Cancer Treatments

Summer Blog Exercise and Cancer Treatments: How Exercise Can Complement Cancer Treatments by Dr. Oseni Does increased physical activity aid in supporting the immune system during cancer treatments? YES, it does. Exercise is a great tool to support and boost the immune system. This is not a rigorous, intensive exercise regimen for an extended period of …

What is the best drinking water

What is the best drinking water for me? What is the best pH for my water? High ph or low ph water? By Dr. Oseni I often get asked these questions, which brand of water is better or what is the best ph for my water 9.5 or 10 or 8? We all know that Water …

The Power of Foods

The Power of Foods to Prevent or Help in the Fight Against Cancer by Dr. Oseni Have you heard this before, “nature has its way of repairing the body.”  What we usually refer to as “disease” is actually our nature’s positive effect on our body, causing it to undertake a series of biochemical and physiological actions …


Category: Events


TeleMedicine

Notice to Our Patients on Telemedicine To our valued patients, We want you to know that your health and safety is our utmost priority. In light of the pandemic and in an effort to protect the health and safety of our patients, we are pleased to announce that the physicians of The Center for Cancer and …

A letter on COVID-19

From The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders  Dear Valued Patient,  The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorder is committed to the health and safety of our patients, staff, and community.  As we continue to closely monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, we offer you reassurance that we are taking every precaution necessary to ensure your …

COVID-19

 What is COVID-19?  Coronavirus disease 2019, or “COVID-19,” is an infection caused by a specific virus called SARS-CoV-2. It first appeared in late 2019 in the city of Wuhan, China. People with COVID-19 can have fever, cough, and trouble breathing. Problems with breathing happen when the infection affects the lungs and causes pneumonia. While the …

March Calendar

March is here and Spring is around the corner & the first day of Spring is March 19. The Center has some great events coming up this month. Meditation with Rinda is happening at the Fort Worth locations on March 12 and 24 at 10 am. Our monthly Birds of a Feather event is happening …

Dr. Ganesa meets the boy whose life she helped save by donating bone marrow

Three years ago Dr. Ganesa donated bone marrow to a 6-year-old boy. Recently, she was able to meet the boy she helped save and his family. The story was featured on the front page of the Dallas Morning News and on WFAA in the segment above. Excerpt from the Dallas Morning News article: “As a …

Cooking with Dr. Oseni

Join us for “Cooking with Dr. Oseni” on February 26 at noon at the Fort Worth Campus. Dr. Oseni will be cooking up something delicious while she talks about the benefits of integrative medicine. The event will be held in the Michael Ross Community Room and is FREE to attend. Please RSVP to Laura Hoffman …

Lung Cancer Screenings

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders is hosting Lung Cancer Screenings in November. They will be FREE for all First responders and $50 for everyone else. The locations, dates, and times are below. Call (817) 999-2530 or email lhoffman@txcc.com to schedule a screening. Weatherford 920 Santa Fe Dr Friday, November 8 from 11 am …

Journey of Hope

  This past Saturday our five-part series “Journey of Hope” premiered on WFAA. Dr. Ganesa from The Center, patient Terry Purdam, and producer Lindell Singleton were on Good Morning Texas to talk about the series and its message of Hope. We hope you are able to tune in for the rest of the series which will …

3rd Annual Pink Teal Luncheon

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders is proud to present the 3rd Annual Pink Teal Luncheon. The Pink Teal Luncheon brings hope and awareness to breast and gynecological cancers. It is an opportunity for guests to hear from survivors and their journeys. This year we will hear from comedian Karen Mills as she presents Humor …

2nd Annual Pink Teal Luncheon

With over 300 guests in attendance, the second annual Pink Teal Luncheon held on Oct 11, 2018 at the Sheraton Hotel in Arlington was a great success with proceeds benefiting the Cancer Assistance Fund of North Texas! Keynote speaker Janine Turner, Catherine  Marchel, and emcee Scott Murray did an amazing job raising awareness about cancers …

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 …


Category: Featured Article


COVID-19 and Integrative Medicine

Catherine Oseni, Pharma. D., ABAAHP, FAAMFMDirector of Integrative Medicine As your integrative and functional medicine expert, one of the frequently asked questions over the past few weeks has been my top preventative recommendation via nutrition to boost the immune system against the Coronavirus. We are being bombarded with information about it on a daily basis. …

TeleMedicine

Notice to Our Patients on Telemedicine To our valued patients, We want you to know that your health and safety is our utmost priority. In light of the pandemic and in an effort to protect the health and safety of our patients, we are pleased to announce that the physicians of The Center for Cancer and …

A letter on COVID-19

From The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders  Dear Valued Patient,  The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorder is committed to the health and safety of our patients, staff, and community.  As we continue to closely monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, we offer you reassurance that we are taking every precaution necessary to ensure your …

COVID-19

 What is COVID-19?  Coronavirus disease 2019, or “COVID-19,” is an infection caused by a specific virus called SARS-CoV-2. It first appeared in late 2019 in the city of Wuhan, China. People with COVID-19 can have fever, cough, and trouble breathing. Problems with breathing happen when the infection affects the lungs and causes pneumonia. While the …

March Calendar

March is here and Spring is around the corner & the first day of Spring is March 19. The Center has some great events coming up this month. Meditation with Rinda is happening at the Fort Worth locations on March 12 and 24 at 10 am. Our monthly Birds of a Feather event is happening …

Dr. Ganesa meets the boy whose life she helped save by donating bone marrow

Three years ago Dr. Ganesa donated bone marrow to a 6-year-old boy. Recently, she was able to meet the boy she helped save and his family. The story was featured on the front page of the Dallas Morning News and on WFAA in the segment above. Excerpt from the Dallas Morning News article: “As a …

Cooking with Dr. Oseni

Join us for “Cooking with Dr. Oseni” on February 26 at noon at the Fort Worth Campus. Dr. Oseni will be cooking up something delicious while she talks about the benefits of integrative medicine. The event will be held in the Michael Ross Community Room and is FREE to attend. Please RSVP to Laura Hoffman …

Massage Therapy

Joy Havner, a massage therapist at The Center, talks about massage therapy and the different benefits that it provides to cancer patients.Massage therapy is one of many services offered at The Center thanks to our partnership with CAREity. Ask about these services the next time you are at The Center.

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders achieves accreditation with ACHC

FORT WORTH, TEXAS, The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders proudly announces it has achieved accreditation through Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC). Accreditation is a process through which healthcare organizations demonstrate compliance with national standards. Accreditation by ACHC reflects an organization’s dedication and commitment to meeting standards that facilitate a higher level of performance and …

Journey of Hope: Moments of Faith

   In this webisode, we discuss the faith and spirituality aspect of cancer treatment. The hope that it provides is important to many cancer patients is a place of solace and comfort.

Journey of Hope: Search Engine Blues

 This webisode is a follow up to our Journey of Hope series. In this episode, you will hear about the internet and nutrition. There’s a lot of misinformation on the internet about nutrition and cancer. The Center has resources that aid in dispelling that misinformation.

Lung Cancer Screenings

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders is hosting Lung Cancer Screenings in November. They will be FREE for all First responders and $50 for everyone else. The locations, dates, and times are below. Call (817) 999-2530 or email lhoffman@txcc.com to schedule a screening. Weatherford 920 Santa Fe Dr Friday, November 8 from 11 am …

Arlington MCA: Beauty in the Waiting

   One of our patients was so inspired by a previous patient that had painted a ceiling tile in the chemo room at our Arlington MCA Clinic, that she took it upon herself to find volunteers to paint the entire ceiling!  Teri Y Holsberg said,” While I was in the chemo room yesterday I commented …

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders aligns with VieCure to provide A.I. driven precision oncology to cancer patients in Texas

September 05, 2019 Denver, CO – The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD) announced an important strategic collaboration agreement with VieCure today where the parties will work together to create a leading clinical reference site for cancer treatment excellence. Foundational to the future of oncology treatment is the execution of a vision for personalized medicine. …

Astonishing Hope, Podcast: Episode 4

We hope you enjoy the fourth and final episode of Astonishing Hope: a Podcast About Cancer Journeys. A candid conversation with Dr. Bibas Reddy, Tami Ramey, Terry Purdom, and Lindell Singleton about cancer and how to talk about it.   https://thecentertx.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Astonishing-Hope-Ep_4-8_26_19-6.05-PM.mp3

Astonishing Hope, Podcast: Episode 3

We hope you enjoy the third episode of Astonishing Hope: a Podcast About Cancer Journeys. A candid conversation with Dr. Bibas Reddy, Tami Ramey, Terry Purdom, and Lindell Singleton about cancer and how to talk about it. On this episode, we hear from Helena Iannaccone an Advanced Nurse Practitioner at the Center. She talks about her …

Astonishing Hope, Podcast: Episode 2

We hope you enjoy the second episode of Astonishing Hope: a Podcast About Cancer Journeys. A candid conversation with Dr. Bibas Reddy, Tami Ramey, Terry Purdom, and Lindell Singleton about cancer and how to talk about it. In this episode, Lindell, Terry, and Tami talk about being an advocate for yourself with your doctor and …

Astonishing Hope: a Podcast About Cancer Journeys

We hope you enjoy Astonishing Hope: a Podcast About Cancer Journeys. You will hear a candid conversation with Dr. Bibas Reddy, Tami Ramey, Terry Purdom, and Lindell Singleton about cancer and how to talk about it. Starting this week and for the next 3 weeks, we will be releasing Podcasts every Monday. They are running …

Journey of Hope

  This past Saturday our five-part series “Journey of Hope” premiered on WFAA. Dr. Ganesa from The Center, patient Terry Purdam, and producer Lindell Singleton were on Good Morning Texas to talk about the series and its message of Hope. We hope you are able to tune in for the rest of the series which will …

Exercise and Cancer Treatments

Summer Blog Exercise and Cancer Treatments: How Exercise Can Complement Cancer Treatments by Dr. Oseni Does increased physical activity aid in supporting the immune system during cancer treatments? YES, it does. Exercise is a great tool to support and boost the immune system. This is not a rigorous, intensive exercise regimen for an extended period of …

3rd Annual Pink Teal Luncheon

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders is proud to present the 3rd Annual Pink Teal Luncheon. The Pink Teal Luncheon brings hope and awareness to breast and gynecological cancers. It is an opportunity for guests to hear from survivors and their journeys. This year we will hear from comedian Karen Mills as she presents Humor …

What is the best drinking water

What is the best drinking water for me? What is the best pH for my water? High ph or low ph water? By Dr. Oseni I often get asked these questions, which brand of water is better or what is the best ph for my water 9.5 or 10 or 8? We all know that Water …

The Power of Foods

The Power of Foods to Prevent or Help in the Fight Against Cancer by Dr. Oseni Have you heard this before, “nature has its way of repairing the body.”  What we usually refer to as “disease” is actually our nature’s positive effect on our body, causing it to undertake a series of biochemical and physiological actions …

2nd Annual Pink Teal Luncheon

With over 300 guests in attendance, the second annual Pink Teal Luncheon held on Oct 11, 2018 at the Sheraton Hotel in Arlington was a great success with proceeds benefiting the Cancer Assistance Fund of North Texas! Keynote speaker Janine Turner, Catherine  Marchel, and emcee Scott Murray did an amazing job raising awareness about cancers …

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

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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April 2020

We are moving into April here at The Center. We are continuing to practice social distancing and in that time we have started to offer telemedicine options. (see here) There are a few events on our calendar for this month but they are subject to cancellation. Keep an eye out for those updates.

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

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

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Barbara Williams, right of Alvarado says she’s thankful to God and Dr. Vinaya Potluri for saving her life. Most women are diagnosed with breast cancer after they feel a lump in their breast or they have a mammogram, but not Barbara Williams, 63, of Alvarado. No, her breast cancer diagnosis …

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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