Oncology

CyberKnife

For questions or information about the CyberKnife Center located in the Charles and Ann Matoian Oncology Unit at Community Regional Medical Center, call (559) 447-3591 or click the "Contact Us" button.

Radin Center earns two excellence designations

Marjorie E. Radin Breast Care Center has earned Center of Excellence designations from two organizations because of its comprehensive treatment and expertise in diagnosing breast cancer.

Community Regional Lung Nodule Program expedites lung cancer treatment

When her cough wouldn’t go away last February, Anetta “Jane” Edwards’ primary care physician ordered an X-ray, which confirmed her worst fear – lung cancer.  Next came a CAT scan and a lung biopsy that left her in the ICU in a south Valley hospital for days.


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Double Mastectomy

With a family history of breast cancer, Jennifer Costello is taking extreme measures to get rid of her cancer risk. After finding a cancerous lump in one breast, she's taking extreme measures — rather than have a lumpectomy and follow up radiation, she’s opted for a double mastectomy and then breast reconstruction.

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Patient puts up fight with double mastectomy, breast reconstruction

Jennifer Costello has “kicked cancer butt” as she vowed to do March 3 before she underwent a double mastectomy and the initial stage of breast reconstruction surgery at Clovis Community Medical Center. She’s completely cancer free with no need for any follow-up radiation or chemotherapy.

A clear breast exam, a big relief

There can be a few anxious moments as a woman waits for that first follow-up mammogram after having breast cancer surgery.  That was true for Theresa Polzien who shared her story with Healthcare Heroes television viewers.

Healthcare Heroes patient has football-sized tumor removed

The football-sized tumor on the back of Brent Jackson’s right thigh was a puzzle to the surgeon and pathologist who examined it at Community Regional Medical Center in a January biopsy surgery that was featured on the nationally syndicated Healthcare Heroes TV show. It turned out to be an aggressive muscle cancer usually found in children.


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Thigh Tumor

Brent Jackson, 22, a newly married grad student with a football-sized mass on his thigh turns to Dr. Christina Maser for a diagnosis.

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