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.

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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California Cancer Center again earns top accreditation

California Cancer Center and Community Medical Centers’ cancer program were given the teaching level of accreditation and awarded The American College of Surgeons (ACOS) Accreditation with commendation as a teaching hospital for the third consecutive time. 

This accreditation makes California Cancer Center the highest ACOS designated program in the San Joaquin Valley.

Back on the Ranch

A technological breakthrough can reduce cancer treatments by nearly tenfold, and it’s right here in the Central Valley.

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Studying for the Future

Breast cancer treatment in five days. We look at a procedure being testing at the California Cancer Center in Fresno and how it could improve the future of cancer care.

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