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Do You Have an Increased Risk of Breast Cancer?

My mom was 42 years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, her sister (my aunt) was 42 years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer and their brother (my uncle) was in his 50’s when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer.  I am 42. Working as an Oncology Nurse Practitioner with Diablo… read more

Many Faces of Brain Cancer

Join an engaging panel of medical experts as they explore key advancements in neuro-oncology that directly impact the treatment of brain tumors. The panel will offer insight into latest treatments including magnetic resonance thermography, laser tumor ablation, brain mapping, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, traditional radiotherapy and stereotactic radiosurgery. Q & A session to follow presentation. October… read more

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