Fighting for You

February 28, 2014

Meet the Doctor: Istvan Redei, MD

Q. Why did you choose to specialize in hematologic oncology? From the time I began medical school, I knew I wanted to specialize in hematologic malignancies, so I focused much of my time working with hematology patients and completed a special fellowship for stem cell transplantation. The reason I like hematologic oncology is that it’s […]

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November 15, 2013

Meet the Doctor: Douglas Kelly, MD

Q. Why did you choose to specialize in oncology? Cancer is an intriguing condition on so many levels. It is complex; it involves an extraordinary amount of research and technology; and, it is probably the most feared illness. In medical school I was especially attracted to the technology that was used in radiation oncology. I […]

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August 20, 2013

Ask the Nurse: Wound Care

Q. How does a wound care nurse typically work with patients undergoing cancer treatment? The wound care nurse may serve as an educator to patients who have newly placed drains or tubes or new ostomies and self-care or may help patients transition into their home with the correct supplies. In my work, I teach patients […]

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August 20, 2013

Meet the Doctor: Glen J. Weiss, MD

Q. Why did you choose to specialize in oncology? My grandfather was diagnosed with lung cancer when I was very young. It was a very difficult time and there were very few options for him. I feel that oncology still has a large unmet need for improved treatments and plenty of opportunity to make a […]

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