Immunotherapy and Ovarian Cancer

In 2017, and estimated 22,440 women will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer, and about 14,080 women will die from ovarian cancer. A woman’s risk of getting ovarian cancer during her lifetime is about 1 is 75. The treatment of ovarian cancer often includes a combination of surgery and chemotherapy. It is common for… read more

The Many Faces of Gynecologic Cancers

  Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Come and experience an event focusing on some of the most overlooked and commonly misdiagnosed cancers in women. Join an engaging panel of medical experts as they explore the unique issues of ovarian, cervical and uterine cancers. The panel will offer insight into ongoing screening guidelines, latest treatment options, advances… read more

Five Feet of Hair Donated

Five staff members of Diablo Valley Oncology recently donated their hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths. Leanne, who has been with DVO for 13 years, was preparing to donate her locks for the fourth time. When co-workers began to show an interest also, she decided to organize a salon day! Avital Beauty Lounge in Walnut Creek volunteered to give… read more

Protect Your Identity and Shred-it (for Cancer)

We all understand the importance of saving important records like tax returns, bank statements credit card statements, medical records, warranty cards, receipts, service records, etc. But how long do we need to save these records and which need to be shredded? The Department of Consumer Protection suggests saving every tax-related document (including relevant receipts and… read more

COLA Certification!

DIABLO VALLEY ONCOLOGY AND HEMATOLOGY IS RECOGNIZED FOR QUALITY LABORATORY SERVICES DVOHMG has met all criteria for Laboratory Accreditation by COLA, a national healthcare accreditation organization. Accreditation is given only to laboratories that apply rigid standards of quality in day-to-day operations, demonstrate continued accuracy in the performance of proficiency testing, and pass a rigorous on-site… read more

Summer Shred Event in Pleasant Hill

Fundraiser To Benefit The Cancer Support Community The cheapest document shredding in Contra Costa County – low upfront cost and it’s tax deductible!$20 for the first box, $5 each additional box July 15, 2016 1:00-3:00 PM 400 Taylor Blvd. Pleasant Hill, CA Safeguard your personal information while recycling for our planet and helping people in… read more