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Advocate Radiation Oncology expands with West Palm Beach location

Advocate Radiation Oncology has established a new cancer treatment center in West Palm Beach. This is the practice’s second location on the east coast of Florida that will provide residents of the surrounding counties with access to world-class physicians and state-of-the-art cancer treatment technology. Advocate is the region’s premier radiation oncology practice and features an …

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Dr Todd Pezzi

Advocate Radiation Oncology adds Dr. Todd Pezzi to elite team of cancer treatment physicians

At Advocate Radiation Oncology, Pezzi treats patients for a variety of cancers including breast, prostate, lung, head and neck, skin, gastrointestinal, lymphoma, brain, sarcoma and various benign diseases. Pezzi uses his experience to create individualized patient treatment plans using the most modern radiation techniques and advanced technology, including IMRT/VMAT, SBRT, IGRT, brachytherapy and proton therapy. …

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The Importance of Mental Health Care for Cancer Patients: Caring for the Whole Person

Cancer and the process around its treatment can have a profound effect on the whole person. We often focus on the physical aspects of cancer, but it is important to recognize the mental aspects associated with this diagnosis as well. An individual’s mental and emotional well-being before, during and after treatment demands our focus through …

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Family Integrative Medicine celebrates National Cancer Survivor Month in support of annual women's wellness visits to treat women's health conditions

Recognizing Resilience During National Cancer Survivor Month 

Every June, the country celebrates National Cancer Survivor Month. During this month, the first Sunday in June is National Cancer Survivor Day. There are approximately 16.9 million cancer survivors in the United States. According to the National Cancer Institute, someone is considered a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis through the rest of their life. …

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Understanding head and neck cancers hero

Understanding head and neck cancers

When patients receive a cancer diagnosis, they typically ask how it developed. Pinpointing a cause can be difficult. Risk factors for head and neck cancer can often be attributed to use of tobacco products and alcohol, viral infections, genetics or exposure to occupational hazards like sawdust, asbestos or radiation, among other factors. April is Head …

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Dr. Dwight L. Fitch

Advocate Radiation Oncology establishes cancer treatment center in Bradenton

Advocate Radiation Oncology has established a new cancer treatment center in Bradenton that provides residents of Manatee and Sarasota counties with access to world-class physicians and state-of-the-art technology. The new cancer treatment center, located at 5325 S.R. 64 in Bradenton, is Advocate’s sixth location on Florida’s west coast. Advocate is the region’s premier radiation oncology …

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IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Our offices in Bradenton, Port Charlotte, Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Naples and Bonita Springs will be closed Tuesday, 9/27, and Wednesday 9/28. Dr. Shell’s office will also be closed on Wednesday 9/28. We will assess reopening Thursday 9/29 and provide updates as soon as possible.