Archive for November, 2013

Kristina Blackburn Receives Oncology Nursing Certification

Coastal Cancer Center’s Kristina Blackburn has achieved her Oncology Nursing Certification, practice officials proudly announced Wednesday. The certification, required by a registered nurse’s third year of employment at Coastal Cancer Center, demonstrates Kristina’s quality knowledge of adult oncology and hematology. Kristina joined the Coastal Cancer Center team in March 2011. “Certification is a voluntary process.

Carolina Cancer Foundation Launches New Website

Carolina Cancer Foundation is inviting the community to learn more about the local non-profit organization on its new website, The website’s design makes it easier than ever for visitors to learn more about Carolina Cancer Foundation’s role in helping to support underinsured and uninsured cancer patients in Horry and Georgetown Counties, in addition to

Increased Demand for Services Prompts Coastal Cancer Center Expansion in Conway

CONWAY, SC – Coastal Cancer Center administration proudly announces a ribbon cutting ceremony for its newly-expanded office and treatment center in Conway. The ceremony will take place on Monday, December 2 at 4:00 p.m. at its office located at 817 Farrar Drive in Rivertown Medical Park. The celebration will begin with opening remarks, followed by

Coastal Cancer Center Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Office Closings

Coastal Cancer Center officials announce Tuesday modified office schedules in observance of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. The Myrtle Beach office will be closed on Thursday, November 28.  The Conway office will be closed on Thursday, November 28. The Loris office will be closed on Tuesday, November 26 and Thursday, November 28. The Murrells Inlet office will

Coastal Cancer Center Providers Thank Caregivers in November

Each day, patients and their loved ones walk through the doors of Coastal Cancer Center. As we celebrate those who provide unconditional support to our patients as part of Caregivers Month in November, we asked some of our providers what the word caregiver means to them. Here are their words of appreciation for the families

Lung and Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Campaigns Hit Local Radio Waves

Coastal Cancer Center is teaming up with Easy 105.9 to air a series of cancer awareness public service announcements throughout the month of November. Dr. Emily Touloukian is leading the awareness campaign, educating local listeners on the signs and symptoms of both lung cancer and pancreatic cancer. Click here to hear Dr. Touloukian’s lung cancer

“Look Good… Feel Better” Session Scheduled For December 9

Women actively undergoing cancer treatment are invited to Coastal Cancer Center’s last “Look Good… Feel Better” session for 2013. The event, co-hosted with the American Cancer Society, is scheduled for Monday, December 9 from 2-4 p.m. at Coastal Cancer Center’s Myrtle Beach office.  The two hour session is free and will include a complimentary makeup

Local Group Donates One-Of-A-Kind Quilts to Coastal Cancer Center Patients

A heartfelt donation recently made to Coastal Cancer Center is warming the hearts of its patients currently undergoing cancer treatment. Comfort Quilters, an Horry County-based outreach group, delivered their most recent donation of hand-made quilts to Coastal Cancer Center during the last week of October. “We took on the responsibility of Coastal Cancer Center in