New drug showing promise in managing CLL

Our hematologic oncologists at Willamette Valley Cancer and Research Center are on the forefront of important work that is changing the treatment landscape for blood cancers.

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Posted February 25, 2015

Looking at nutritional supplements

Cancer can be frightening. There's no denying it. So I can understand why, in a situation that feels out of control, patients seek ways to take control back. One of the most common ways is through self-treatment.

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Posted October 3, 2014

WVCI published again in New England Journal of Medicine

Clinical trial research at Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center (WVCI) was published January in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), marking the second time in six months cancer research at WVCI appeared in the presitigous journal.

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Posted March 6, 2014

Access to integrated, community-based cancer treatment in jeopardy

In July 2013, the Medicare Patient Access to Cancer Treatment Act (H.R. 2869), a bipartisan bill, was introduced to remedy a flawed Medicare payment policy that pays more to hospitals than cancer care centers for the same care. This legislation would equalize reimbursements for cancer treatments regardless of whether a service is delivered in the hospital or a physician office. We encourage you to reach out to your Representatives and encourage them to cosponsor the Medicare Patient Access to Cancer Treatment Act.

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Posted January 21, 2014

Did you know he had prostate cancer?

According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 6 men will get prostate cancer in their lifetime in the United States. Did you know these famous people have it?

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Posted January 3, 2014