News Articles by Cheryl Habbe

Posted by Cheryl Habbe | June 2

Austin Cancer Centers earns distinguished accreditation for radiation oncology

Austin Cancer Centers has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Radiation oncology (radiation therapy) employs the careful use of high-energy radiation to treat cancer. “We are extremely proud of… Read more ›

Posted by Cheryl Habbe | May 30

Austin Cancer Centers Introduces New Stomach Cancer Drug to Region

Austin Cancer Centers announced this week that it will be first cancer treatment center in the area to offer a new stomach cancer drug recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The drug, Cyramza (ramucirumab), has been shown to… Read more ›

Posted by Cheryl Habbe | May 23

Yoga Keeps Breast Cancer Patients Poised for the Fight

by Dr. Sanjay Vin (Vinjamaram)   In the fight against breast cancer, as with any battle, the most important thing is to keep a cool and relaxed head to better fight the enemy. It’s no secret that regular exercise aids in… Read more ›

Posted by Cheryl Habbe | May 7

Austin Cancer Centers Opens New Chemotherapy Clinic in Central Austin

Biologic Therapies Will Be Available to Minimize Side Effects AUSTIN, TX–(May 7, 2014) – Austin Cancer Centers, Austin’s largest physician-led oncology practice, has opened a new chemotherapy clinic. The clinic is located inside Austin Cancer Centers’ Breast and Oncology Clinic… Read more ›

Posted by Cheryl Habbe | February 14

Austin Cancer Centers Doctor Chosen as the Oncologist for the Austin Police Department Medical Advisory Board

Our police force gives so much to us as a city, and Austin Cancer Centers is excited to announce that Dr. Brian Shimkus, one of our medical oncologists, has been chosen to serve on a program that helps give back… Read more ›

Posted by Cheryl Habbe | February 14

Austin Cancer Center Physician Chosen to Present at International Conference

Austin Cancer Centers is thrilled that one of its physicians, breast cancer surgeon Dr. Jane Nelson, has been accepted to present at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, one of the largest multidisciplinary conferences for breast cancer, held annually in… Read more ›

Posted by Cheryl Habbe | December 9

Austin Cancer Centers Brings Breakthrough Prostate Cancer Treatment to Central Texas

When prostate cancer spreads, its next stop is often the bones. Now Central Texas patients with prostate cancer in this late stage have a new option that can drastically improve quality of life and prolong survival. It’s called Xofigo, and… Read more ›

Posted by Cheryl Habbe | October 18

“Come Home” Program Lowers Cost of Care While Improving Quality at Austin Cancer Centers

Austin Cancer Centers has been selected to participate in the “Come Home” program being led by Innovative Oncology Business Solutions, Inc. (IOBS). IOBS, which was created by Dr. Barbara McAneny, CEO of New Mexico Cancer Center, has received a $19.8… Read more ›