FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.
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Elizabeth Maynard-Garrett, APR
UTHSC Communications and Marketing
Bringing the Latest Discoveries in Cancer Treatment to the Mid-South
Memphis, Tennessee (March 28, 2005) – The University of Tennessee Cancer Institute announces its newest, state-of-the-art, cancer treatment facility at 2996 Kate Bond Road, Bartlett, with an Open House from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 6.
the latest in clinical research discoveries and new cancer drugs, which are
sponsored and funded by the National Cancer Institute, this full-service
location brings cutting edge treatment closer to its patients. The
At the Bartlett facility, cancer patients can receive full-service chemotherapy and comprehensive laboratory services, as well as radiation therapy with new Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) which can deliver higher radiation doses, killing cancer and destroying tumors with fewer side effects. Each center also offers genetic counseling and treatment for hereditary cancers, nutritional support for cancer patients, and cancer education for patients and their families.
UT Cancer Institute continues to grow its staff of leaders in academic research
and clinical treatment with two recent appointments. Raymond Osarogiagbon, MD, known as Dr. Raymond, graduated from the
University of Ibadan,
Nigeria. He completed his fellowship in
hematology oncology at the
N. Seagroves, PhD, joined the research staff after
completing a Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program fellowship at
Jahanzeb, MD, Van Vleet
Endowed Professor of Medical Oncology at UT Health Science Center and interim
director of the UT Cancer Institute, said, “The addition of the Bartlett
facility and these most recent appointments to our staff move us closer to
realizing our dream of taking cancer research to the next level. We’re breaking
new ground in our research, and construction recently began on our 90,000 square
foot, four-story basic sciences building at the corner of
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920 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-5544
Fax: (901) 448-8640