Archive for April, 2014

Coastal Cancer Center Winner in 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards

The winners have been announced! For the fourth year in a row, Coastal Cancer Center is the winner of the 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards for “Best Cancer Center”. This annual award is presented by the Myrtle Beach Herald and showcases the best businesses in our area. Readers are asked to cast their votes each year

Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month

April is an important month as we also focus our awareness on Oral, Head and Neck cancer month. 10 Facts you need to  know  about Oral, Head and Neck cancer Oral, Head and Neck Cancer most commonly refers to squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue, throat, and voice box.  However, often, head and neck cancer also refers to

ASCO Alarmed about Medicare Payment Data Release

ASCO Alarmed about Medicare Payment Data Release Statement by the American Society of Clinical Oncology FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 9, 2014 Contact: Mary Rappaport 571-483-1374 Mary.Rappaport@asco.org The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is deeply concerned about today’s release of Medicare physician payment data. ASCO is committed to the delivery of high quality, high value

April spotlights Testicular Cancer Awareness

What is Testicular Cancer? Testicular cancer develops in one or both of the testicles and can spread to other parts of the body. It occurs when germ cells experience abnormal growth. Testicular cancer spreads most often to the abdomen, liver, lungs, bones, and brain if not detected early. Who can it affect? Testicular cancer can

“Give Cancer the Boot” at National Survivors Day

Coastal Cancer Center physicians and staff will celebrate the lives of local survivors and their families at this year’s 11th Annual Cancer Survivors Day on June 1. This celebratory event will take place from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in Myrtle Beach. This year’s theme, “Give Cancer the Boot,” will encourage attendees