Blog

Mar 20, 2019

Caring for a patient’s health sometimes means treatment beyond the radiation therapy that about three quarters of cancer patients receive. As a radiation oncologist I am often called upon to help patients in other ways...

Feb 13, 2019

Cancers related to HPV, or human papilloma virus, are on the rise in the United States with about 32,000 new cases diagnosed in 2017. Closer to home, we’re seeing more cancers related to HPV in our clinic here in Madison...

Oct 26, 2018

In the flurry of a cancer diagnosis, the symptoms suddenly explained, the lessons in patience, managing fears, and sharing the diagnosis with family and friends, it’s understandable when the patient succumbs to exhaustion...

Oct 19, 2018

Almost all cervical cancer cases are caused by HPV, which is a family of very common viruses. “HPV is very prevalent amongst the population,” says Dr. Richardson, radiation oncologist. Most women will be exposed to HPV...

Oct 1, 2018

Many cancers affect women, but there are eight that we address in this risk factor graphic. While most people recover from cancer with treatment, others do not. It’s important to remember that some cancers may be...

Aug 16, 2018

“Turville Bay’s patient centered care is central to my life as a physician and as a radiation oncologist. But in order to receive a diagnosis, to enter our doors, to begin treatment, cancer care begins with screening,”...

Jul 30, 2018

Many patients that hear the words “you have cancer” enter our doors at Turville Bay Radiation Oncology Center. They are often apprehensive, overwhelmed, and sometimes fearful initially. During our first consultation we...

Jul 2, 2018

When it comes to caring for patients at one of the most vulnerable times of their life, our care extends to a carefully forged relationship. It begins when the patient is referred to us and continues through treatment and...

Jun 4, 2018

Treating cancer and other serious illness at Turville Bay has strengthened the value of the patient centered care we offer here. We created a space that comforts and supports patients throughout their treatment. When our...

May 31, 2018

This year marks Turville Bay’s 8th annual Cancer Survivors & Thrivers Ice Cream Social. Held on National Cancer Survivor’s Day, this is a free event for those who’ve been impacted by cancer – as patients, family...