Fort Myers, Fla., Mar. 1, 2021 – American Oncology Network, LLC (AON), a high-growth national network of independent community oncologists, is pleased to announce that Greater Washington Oncology Associates in […]
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For cancer patients and survivors, who are at a high risk of becoming severely ill from a COVID-19 infection, it is essential that they and their caregivers know all the information regarding COVID-19 vaccines and whether they are safe to take.
January was Cervical Cancer Awareness Month — and awareness has played a big role in its shift from the leading cause of death among women in the United States to the most preventable of female cancers. This is due largely to the emphasis placed on annual screenings and the emergence of vaccines for the human papilloma virus (HPV), the primary cause of cervical cancer.
To celebrate National Women Physicians Day, we spoke with Jeanna Knoble, M.D., a medical oncologist at Zangmeister Cancer Center who was also recently elected as the practice’s managing partner. She is also co-medical director of the breast cancer program at Mount Carmel Health System.
Despite the many challenges of 2020, AON’s top priority for 2021 and beyond will always be our patients. We and our participating practices vow to continue to do what we do best — provide top-quality cancer care to patients right in their own backyard.
Though lung cancer may not be the most common type worldwide, it nonetheless kills more men and women in the United States each year than any other type of cancer. The number of people dying from non-small cell lung cancer has declined, this is a result of both the decline in tobacco use and advancements in treatment.