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The Many Faces of Prostate Cancer

Come and experience an event focusing on the unique issues of prostate cancer patients. Join an engaging panel of medical experts who will discuss the latest information regarding ongoing screening, risk factors, and advances in treatment. Q & A session to follow presentation. Tuesday, September 24, 2019 6:30pm – 8:30pm Lafayette Library and Learning Center… read more

Many Faces of Gynecologic Cancer 2019

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 with minimally invasive surgery and… read more

We are Recognized for Quality Laboratory Services

Diablo Valley Oncology and Hematology Medical Group Recognized for Quality Laboratory Services May 10, 2019 – Pleasant Hill, CA. – Diablo Valley Oncology and Hematology Medical Group 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… read more

Hair Conservation During Cancer Treatment

  One of the most common questions patients ask during our discussion of breast cancer treatment is, “Will I lose my hair?” For many women who go through chemotherapy, losing their hair is an unwelcome reminder of their diagnosis. It can cause stress and anxiety, and often negatively affecting their self-image and sense of well-being…. read more

A Bright Update on Melanoma Treatment

By Dr. Jeffrey Zweig Melanoma skin cancer is unfortunately on the rise worldwide, and is now considered the 5th most common cancer diagnosis in the United States. It is estimated that in 2019, there will be over 95,000 new cases of melanoma diagnosed in the US and over 7,000 deaths. Luckily, most patients will be… read more

The Many Faces of Skin Cancer

Come and experience the Many Faces of Skin Cancer, an event focusing on one of the most preventable cancers. Join an engaging panel of medical experts, as they offer insights into the latest information on prevention, risk factors, new treatment options and explore the unique needs and issues of skin cancer survivors. Speakers include: Dr…. read more