A message to our patients about COVID-19 Coronavirus

A message to our patients about COVID-19 Coronavirus

As of May 3, 2020, Governor Mike Parsons has lifted the state’s stay-at-home order to move Missouri into Phase One re-opening. Leading up to this re-opening, our staff has been working hard to prepare for a gradual relaxation of some of the restrictions...
Staying Focused on Life Outside of Cancer

Staying Focused on Life Outside of Cancer

MCA Patient: Michael Lilien Survivor Since: 2019 Diagnosis: Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma Medical Oncologist: Dr. Mark Vellek Treatment: Chemotherapy After discovering he had cancer, Michael Lilien was determined to keep running his life the same way — all the way through...
Choosing to Live

Choosing to Live

MCA Patient: Bill Carter Survivor Since: 2016 Diagnosis: Pancreatic Cancer Medical Oncologist: Dr. Uma Ramadoss Radiation Oncologist: Dr. Mark Bryer and Dr. Harold Johnson Oncology Nurse: Christy Philips Treatment: Chemotherapy When Bill Carter was diagnosed with...
FAQs – Genetic Education and Testing

FAQs – Genetic Education and Testing

HOW DO I KNOW IF I’M A CANDIDATE FOR GENETIC EDUCATION OR TESTING? Genetic testing isn’t right for everyone, and genetic education and testing is an important part of the genetic evaluation. You are encouraged to talk to your doctor about your family history to...
Faith and Courage

Faith and Courage

MCA Patient: Duke Allen Survivor Since: 2018 Diagnosis: Pancreatic Cancer Medical Oncologist: Dr. Mark Tungesvik Treatment: Chemotherapy For Henry Duke Allen, a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer hasn’t dimmed his zeal for life. As is common with anyone receiving a...