Blue Ridge Cancer Care opens new center in Lexington, Virginia
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 high-quality cancer care in a convenient community setting close to home. Drs. William Fintel and Padmaja Mallidi, medical oncologists and hematologists with BRCC, are currently accepting appointments and seeing patients at the Lexington office.
“There’s a need in the Lexington community for community-based cancer care,” said Dr. Fintel. “We opened this location to meet that need and ensure patients could receive high-quality cancer care without traveling long distances.”
“We’re pleased to provide medical oncology and hematology care to patients in and around Lexington,” said Dr. Mallidi. “Patients in this area will now have access to a variety of clinical trials and the latest treatments as well as the high standard of care Blue Ridge Cancer Care is known for and has provided for more than 30 years.”
Blue Ridge Cancer Care provides comprehensive and cutting-edge services including medical oncology, hematology, genetic risk assessment and clinical research. Throughout the years, Blue Ridge Cancer Care has developed a model for care that maximizes patient and family convenience, providing a strong emphasis on ensuring patients and caregivers receive the physical and emotional support that they need. Working as an independent practice allows BRCC physicians the freedom to tailor care to each patient's unique diagnosis. With one of the largest and most active clinical research programs in Southwest Virginia, Blue Ridge Cancer Care offers Phase II, III and IV clinical trials through its affiliation with US Oncology Research, one of the nation’s largest networks of community-based cancer investigators and clinical staff.
The new office is located at 108 Houston St., Suite B, Lexington, Va., 24450. Physicians, patients and family members can call 540-464-3226 for a visit, consultation or to make an appointment.
About Blue Ridge Cancer Care
Blue Ridge Cancer Care (BRCC) is an independent private practice of 19 physicians specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and blood disorders. BRCC’s ten convenient locations throughout the southwest region of Virginia provide comprehensive and cutting-edge cancer care closer to where patients live. BRCC provides a number of services and treatments including medical oncology, radiation oncology, hematology, genetic risk assessment and clinical research. BRCC physicians have trained at prestigious medical schools and have developed a model for care that maximizes patient and family convenience. BRCC’s team provides the optimal physician and emotional support for cancer patients and their caregivers, realizing that each cancer diagnosis is different and each treatment plan should be too.
Blue Ridge Cancer Care is united in healing with The US Oncology Network, one of the nation’s largest networks of integrated community-based oncology practices dedicated to advancing high-quality, evidence-based cancer care. As an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, BRCC is united with 1,000 physicians nationwide. Blue Ridge Cancer Care participates in clinical trials through US Oncology Research, which has played a role in more than 50 FDA-approved cancer therapies, nearly one-third of all cancer therapies approved by the FDA to date. For more information, visit www.usoncology.com.