Physicians Join Key West Cancer Center to Enhance Patient Care

September 25, 2014

KEY WEST, Fla. – Sept. 25, 2014 – 21st Century Oncology, the nation’s leading provider of cancer care services across multiple modalities, is pleased to announce two new Board Certified Medical Oncologists have joined the Marta A. Gonzalez Cancer Center in Key West. Carlos M. Castillo, M.D., and Thomas A. Marsland, M.D. will now provide medical oncology services at the center. The Marta A. Gonzalez Cancer Center is now able to offer local cancer patients both radiation therapy and chemotherapy services in one convenient location.

“At 21st Century Oncology, we are proud to provide cancer patients with access to comprehensive care throughout their journey to recovery,” says Dr. Anesa Ahamad M.D., MSc., F.A.C.R., D.A.B.R., Board Certified Radiation Oncologist with 21st Century Oncology’s the Marta A. Gonzalez Cancer Center. “With their combined experience and skills, Dr. Castillo and Dr. Marsland will provide the highest standard of cancer care to patients in our community.”

By providing radiation oncology and chemotherapy at one location, patients will have enhanced access to integrated cancer care services. 21st Century Oncology’s team of cancer care experts will provide Monroe County patients access to the latest advances and technology for radiation, hormone, biological, chemo and other targeted therapies, all within our community.

“Certain types of cancers are considered more responsive to one line of treatment when fighting the disease, while others require a combination of therapies,” says Dr. Castillo. “In many cases, it is necessary for oncologists and other cancer-related specialists to work together as an integrated team, and we are proud to deliver the most advanced cancer care at one location, close to patients’ homes.”

Dr. Castillo earned his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico and completed his internship at the University of Texas Health Science School of San Antonio. He completed fellowship training in oncology and hematology at the University of Florida Health Science Center in Jacksonville.

Dr. Marsland received his medical degree from Temple Terrace School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa. He completed fellowship training in oncology at Tuft's New England Medical Center in Boston, as well as fellowship training in hematology at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. Dr. Marsland previously served as president of the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO) for two terms and has over 26 years of clinical experience.

21st Century Oncology’s Marta A. Gonzalez Cancer Center is located at 3426 North Roosevelt Blvd., Key West, FL 33040.

For more information about our services, visit www.21cOncologyKeyWest.com or call (305) 296-0021.

About 21st Century Oncology:

21st Century Oncology is the largest global, physician led provider of Integrated Cancer Care services. The company offers a comprehensive range of cancer treatment services, focused on delivering academic quality, cost-effective patient care in personal and convenient settings. The company operates 175 treatment centers, including 140 centers located in 16 states. The company also operates 35 centers located in six countries in Latin America. The company holds market-leading positions in most of its domestic local markets and abroad.

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