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Nov 30, 2020

As the holidays draw near it’s hard not to be disappointed that in this painful pandemic year, we’ll also be giving up the things we enjoy doing; parties and shopping, cooking for extended family, and heading to church...

Oct 28, 2020

Lung cancer? We see it everyday at Turville Bay and treating it can be a huge challenge. Lung cancer is a silent threat to those that use or have used tobacco, to those exposed to radon in the home, and those exposed to...

Oct 1, 2020

Every two minutes a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer. That’s more than 1,400 women every day. Breast cancer is right behind skin cancer as the most common cancer affecting women. In between these...

Aug 31, 2020

Why do we screen for cancer regularly? You know, those questions your healthcare team asks and the routine blood tests at your annual checkup? In healthcare, we use those regular screenings to uncover a problem early when...

Aug 7, 2020

As physicians that care for cancer patients, we know our relationships are unique. Now, with the Covid-19, it’s hard to remember that every day patients are hearing those words: you have cancer. As the world swirls around...

Jun 30, 2020

Cancer treatment is a powerful experience. Following diagnosis, patients climb the steep learning curve of cancer and its treatment. Which treatment is best for my cancer and for me? Chemotherapy? Radiation Therapy? Both...

May 5, 2020

The Covid19 crisis has changed all of us. But even as the virus seems to rule our lives, patients are diagnosed with cancer each day. New cancers and metastatic cancers. Because every patient deserves our best, cancer...

Feb 27, 2020

When a cancer diagnosis calls for radiation therapy our highly trained staff delivers the treatment with innovative technology. A custom designed treatment plan for each patient provides us with a map. We visualize soft...

Dec 2, 2019

The holidays can take on special meaning to those fighting serious illness. Reuniting with family, quiet conversations, and savoring simple joys are the best part of the holidays, says one cancer survivor. Her advice to...

Oct 4, 2019

As Turville Bay Radiation Oncology Center formalizes its ties with SSM Health we’ve strengthened our relationships with those physicians that form our cancer care teams. I’m happy to introduce Dr. Dana Henkel, a surgeon...