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Las Vegas Woman's Family History of Breast Cancer Leads to Potentially Life-Saving Early Diagnosis and Treatment ›

October 27, 2016

Las Vegas resident Nancy Ghilardi had a family history of breast cancer. Because she stayed vigilant about her breast health, she received timely cancer treatment at 21st Century Oncology in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Woman’s Story Emphasizes the Importance of Early Breast Cancer Detection ›

September 23, 2016

Las Vegas - Nancy Ghilardi is no stranger to breast cancer. Her mother passed away from the disease, and her daughter is a nine-year survivor. So when she detected a bruise on her breast that didn’t heal, Ghilardi went straight to the doctor.

21st Century C.A.R.E.'s Annual "This One's for the Boys and Girls" 5K Featured on Morning Blend  ›

September 09, 2016

21st Century C.A.R.E.'s annual "This One's for the Boys and Girls" 5K charity run in Las Vegas was featured on KTNV Morning Blend.

Local Vietnam Veteran Urging Education Ahead of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month ›

August 17, 2016

LAS VEGAS – Joseph Konicek spent years serving in the United States Marine Corps, fighting for his country in Vietnam. He had no idea that the fight of his life was still ahead of him.

Local Skin Cancer Survivor Urges Others to Get Skin Checked ›

July 07, 2016

LAS VEGAS – It’s been a while since 53-year-old Judy DeShone spent her days at California beaches to tan, but over the past several years, she’s been paying for it with multiple skin cancers.

Local Music Teacher Stresses Mammograms Post Breast Cancer Treatment ›

March 31, 2016

LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas voice teacher LaDonna Young has always been diligent about her yearly mammograms. At 77-years-old, she knew the importance of checkups, but wasn’t prepared for a cancer diagnosis.

Dr. Brian Lawenda Discusses How Despite Screening, Lung Cancer Hard to Find Early ›

January 10, 2016

Dr. Brian Lawenda, radiation oncologist in Las Vegas, knows all too well that lung cancer can be difficult to spot early because of lack of symptoms. In the story below, he speaks with the Las Vegas Review-Journal on how to identify common symptoms and explains it's always important to talk to your doctor.

Dr. Brian Lawenda Discusses Male Breast Cancer with Paula Francis ›

December 09, 2015

Dr. Brian Lawenda, board certified radiation oncologist with 21st Century Oncology in Las Vegas, discusses the unique challenges of breast cancer in men. There are more similarities with female breast cancer than you'd might think.

Free Workshop Offers Patients an Upfront Discussion on Lung Cancer ›

December 01, 2015

LAS VEGAS – Brian Lawenda, M.D., a Board Certified Radiation Oncologist and Clinical Director at 21st Century Oncology is proud to participate in a talk titled “Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Lung Cancer” at The College of Southern Nevada.

New Brain Cancer Treatment Now Available in Las Vegas ›

August 17, 2015

LAS VEGAS – A new, FDA approved treatment for glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) brain tumors called Optune™ is now available at 21st Century Oncology in Las Vegas. Optune is a portable, non-invasive medical device that sits on the patient’s head like a swim cap and is designed for continuous use.

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