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Breast Cancer

The Breast Center at Valley Medical Center—Celebrating 20 Years of Caring for Our Community Like Family

Following a community survey of patients, physicians, staff and area leaders more than 20 years ago, the idea of a comprehensive breast center was born to support unfilled needs in our community. On Nov. 26, 2001, Valley’s Breast Center first opened its doors to provide mammography, diagnostic imaging, breast procedures and bone density services al...

Cancer Support

Honoring the Strength and Courage of Those Living with a History of Cancer—National Cancer Survivors Day®

On Sunday, June 5, 2022, we will commemorate National Cancer Survivors Day®, as we pause to honor the strength and courage of those living with a history of cancer.  It’s a celebration for those who have survived; an inspiration for those recently diagnosed; a gathering of support for families, and an ou...

Colon Cancer

7 Healthy Habits to Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer (and Chronic Disease!)

Get screened.While the number one thing you can do to prevent colon cancer is to get screened routinely, beginning at age 45, says the Centers for Disease Control, there are other things you can do to further lower your risk. Know your family health history. If you have a close family member who had colorectal cancer, your doctor might recommend sc...

Lung Cancer

Cancer Patients Donating Biobank Blood and Tissue Samples Receive Leading-Edge Genetic Cancer Profiling

By Keith Leung, MD, Oncology & Hematology Clinic, Valley Medical Center While much remains unknown about the development, behavior and progression of cancer, through the efforts of researchers and participation of cancer patients all over the world, our knowledge and treatments in the field of cancer care continue to advance. Because greater un...

Other Cancers

Cancer Patients Donating Biobank Blood and Tissue Samples Receive Leading-Edge Genetic Cancer Profiling

By Keith Leung, MD, Oncology & Hematology Clinic, Valley Medical Center While much remains unknown about the development, behavior and progression of cancer, through the efforts of researchers and participation of cancer patients all over the world, our knowledge and treatments in the field of cancer care continue to advance. Because greater un...

Prostate Cancer

Cancer Patients Donating Biobank Blood and Tissue Samples Receive Leading-Edge Genetic Cancer Profiling

By Keith Leung, MD, Oncology & Hematology Clinic, Valley Medical Center While much remains unknown about the development, behavior and progression of cancer, through the efforts of researchers and participation of cancer patients all over the world, our knowledge and treatments in the field of cancer care continue to advance. Because greater un...