Cancer Care News
Read the latest news and updates from the Hematology/Oncology team.
Cancer Care News
October 22, 2018 - The CHI Health St. Francis Cancer Treatment Center is granted a three-year/full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.
September 28, 2018 - Kearney Tackles Cancer has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to support cancer patients since its start 10 years ago.
September 15, 2018 - The CHI Health St. Francis Cancer Treatment Center was recognized for successfully completing a three-year certification program.
August 17, 2018 - The National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program again gave St. Francis the excellence distinction for high-quality care.
July 23, 2018 - As of January 2016, just 11 of 8,000 breast centers in the country could tout an elite triple-crown distinction in cancer diagnosis and treatment.
July 23, 2018 - In 1982, a team including Joseph Verdirame, MD, performed one of the first bone-marrow transplants in Nebraska.
July 23, 2018 - Today, Dr. Lynch’s work on certain breast and ovarian cancers is known as Hereditary Breast/Ovarian Cancer syndrome.
July 23, 2018 - Clinical trial nurses at St. Francis Cancer Center work with patients throughout the clinical trial process, starting with their first visit.
July 23, 2018 - CHI Health Immanuel in Omaha meets the most rigorous standards when it comes to stem-cell transplant work.
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July 23, 2018 - The Varian TrueBeam linear accelerator was designed to treat complex cases of cancer that affect the lung, breast, stomach, brain, liver and prostate.
July 23, 2018 - If you’re a family physician, Henry Lynch, MD – the father of hereditary cancer research – has a message for you.
July 23, 2018 - It’s hard to hear that you have breast cancer, but Kim Saum-Mills was comforted by the unique guidance of a CHI Health nurse navigator.
July 23, 2018 - When it comes to treating prostate cancer with radiation, a pinpoint beats a spotlight.
July 23, 2018 - Patients facing non-melanoma skin cancer can now receive a new proven technology to treat cancer precisely and without surgery.
July 23, 2018 - A letter from the Oncology Team.
July 23, 2018 - A letter from the CEO, Cliff Robertson.
July 12, 2018 - CHI Health St. Francis took a ceremonial step forward today with the blessing and groundbreaking for our highly-anticipated new Cancer Treatment Center facility.
May 04, 2018 - Brooklyn Lewis, a 5th grade student at Buffalo Hills Elementary, received first place in the state-wide American Academy of Family Physicians Tar Wars® poster contest.
April 04, 2018 - A local pioneer in "hot chemo" treatment hopes it will catch on as a treatment for advanced ovarian cancer.
February 21, 2018 - New treatment available at CHI Health for people with neuroendocrine tumors.
February 07, 2017 - DIEP flap procedure allows breast cancer patients to use their own belly fat to reconstruct their breasts.
February 06, 2017 - Patients who undergo surgery for breast cancer have the right to reconstruction.