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“A Cure for Cancer? We’re Closer Than You Think” Article from OurHealth with BRCC Oncologists

10/12/2018

While it’s scary and confusing, cancer is no longer the death sentence it used to be. Medical experts at cancer centers in the Roanoke and New River valleys are playing a significant role in helping find a cure for this dreaded disease. It’s the word we speak in hushed tones, no one wanting to say it... Read More

BRCC Doctors Featured in WDBJ’s “Your Family Matters: Crushing Cancer”

10/04/2018

Watch WEBJ's feature Your Family Matters: Crushing Cancer where BRCC's own Jolee Preston, MSN, NP-C and Jerry Goldschmidt, M.D. are interviewed. Watch the story here.  Read More

Some Women May be Able to Skip Chemo for Cancer Treatment

6/18/2018

Dr. William Fintel commented recently on a study that has found that some women diagnosed with the early stages of one common form of breast cancer might not need chemotherapy as part of treatment. Read the full article > Read More

CMS Announces Blue Ridge Cancer Care Selected for Initiative Promoting Better Cancer Care

7/13/2016

CMS Oncology Care Model attracts almost twice the expected number of physician group practices   Roanoke, Va. (July 13, 2016) – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it has selected Blue Ridge Cancer Care (BRCC) as one of nearly 200 physician group practices and 17 health insurance companies to participate in a care delivery model that supports and encourages higher... Read More

Blue Ridge Cancer Care Recognized by ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation for Excellence in Clinical Trials Research

6/25/2015

  Roanoke, Va. (June 24, 2015) – Blue Ridge Cancer Care (BRCC), a 19-physician privately-owned practice specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, announced today that it is one of only six community oncology practices in the country recognized by the Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) for... Read More

BRCC facility brings needed community cancer care to patients in Lexington and surrounding areas

6/25/2015

Roanoke, Va. (June 3, 2015) – Blue Ridge Cancer Care (BRCC), a 19-physician privately-owned practice specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, announced it is opening a new cancer center in Lexington, Va., its tenth location throughout the state. The state-of-the-art facility will allow patients in Lexington and its surrounding areas access to... Read More

THE VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE AFFILIATE ANNOUNCES FUNDING OF SUSAN G. KOMEN® COMMUNITY GRANTS AS IT APPROACHES ITS 6TH ANNUAL RACE FOR THE CURE®

4/20/2015

The Virginia Blue Ridge Affiliate of Susan G. Komen is proud to announce it has contributed $111,000 to National Breast Cancer Research and $290,000 to fund six innovative local breast health programs. The Virginia Blue Ridge Affiliate is working diligently to guarantee that every woman in this area has access to breast health care and education. “To meet needs we have... Read More

Novel radiation therapies further enhance the quality care delivered to patients through BRCC’s comprehensive research program

4/09/2015

Roanoke, Va. (April 7, 2015) – Blue Ridge Cancer Care (BRCC), a 19-physician privately-owned practice specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, recently announced it is now offering radiation clinical trials to cancer patients in Southwest Virginia. These advanced radiation-focused clinical trials give cancer patients access to cutting-edge therapies that could potentially increase... Read More

Blue Ridge Cancer Care Adds Medical Oncologist to Roanoke Facility to Meet Growing Demand for Advanced Cancer Care Services

1/19/2015

Blue Ridge Cancer Care Adds Medical Oncologist to Roanoke Facility to Meet Growing Demand for Advanced Cancer Care Services Dr. Jennifer Vaughn brings expertise in research and academic oncology to BRCC Roanoke, Virginia (January 13, 2015) – There is good news for patients in the Roanoke area battling cancer today, as well as those who may face the disease in the future.... Read More

Blue Ridge Cancer Care Adds New Medical Oncologist to Roanoke Facility

10/16/2014

Blue Ridge Cancer Care Adds New Medical Oncologist to Roanoke Facility, Enhancing Timely Access to Quality Care   Dr. Amanda Gillespie-Twardy joins BRCC’s Roanoke office.   Roanoke, Virginia (October 16, 2014) – Blue Ridge Cancer Care (BRCC), the leading cancer care provider serving Southwest Virginia for more than 35 years and an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, has added another... Read More