Oncology Associates Cancer Events, Info & News

08
Feb

About Cancer Treatment Zydelig (Idelalisib)

About Cancer Treatment Zydelig (Idelalisib)

As part of our on-going coverage on new cancer treatments, Oncology Associates produced a new video on the recently approved FDA cancer treatment Zydelig (Idelalisib). Developed by Gilead, Zydelig is a targeted cancer drug that treats patients who have specific types of blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma that have relapsed. These types of cancers include chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), as well as for follicular B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma

23
Jan

Living Life to the Fullest with Stage 4 HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

Living Life to the Fullest with Stage 4 HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

It’s been over 3 years since DeDra Robb was diagnosed with stage4 HER2-positive breast cancer. Since her diagnosis, DeDra has brought a just “do it” mentality to her way of living, as she leads a full, normal life, even while living with an advanced cancer and also going through her cancer treatment. In this new video, DeDra shares her story with breast cancer. “it’s definitely not a road that

04
Jan

Understanding Multiple Myeloma Cancer

Understanding Multiple Myeloma Cancer

We just added a new page to our site to provide more information on multiple myeloma cancer. Multiple myeloma is the second most commonly diagnosed form of blood cancer and it occurs within the plasma cells, located within the bone marrow, become malignant. When plasma cells are healthy, they play a vital role in helping to maintain the body's immune system. However, when these plasma cells become malignant, or cancerous,

07
Dec

Carpool Karaoke for Breast Cancer Awareness

Carpool Karaoke for Breast Cancer Awareness

In this carpool karaoke episode, stage2 breast cancer survivor Michael Catherwood sings "Wagon Wheel", by Old Crow Medicine Show. Riding along with Mike are oncologist Dr. Stephen Lemon and singer Kiana Meradith, who provides a helping hand with her fine guitar and vocal skills. As a faculty member at Creighton University, Mike shares what it was like to be diagnosed with breast cancer as a male. He also emphasizes the importance of men understanding that