Western Regional Medical Center Archives

CTCA study may help battle small cell lung cancer

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In a recent study, researchers at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center (Western), in collaboration with international colleagues, found that statins could be an effective therapeutic against metastatic small cell lung cancer (SCLC). The study of 876 late-stage SCLC patients, published today in the peer-reviewed scientific journal PLOS ONE,  showed… Read More →

CTCA earns Joint Commission Lung Cancer Certification

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Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center (Western) in Goodyear announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Lung Cancer Certification. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. CTCA® at Western… Read More →

Az Business honors winners of Healthcare Leadership Awards

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Az Business magazine honored winners of the 2015 Healthcare Leadership Awards Thursday in front of a packed house at the Arizona Grand Resort. “The Healthcare Leadership Awards honor the women, men and institutions whose passion and innovation are saving lives, extending lives, and improving the quality of our lives,” said Cheryl Green, publisher for AZ… Read More →

CTCA Opening New Set of Clinical Trials

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Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center (Western) in Goodyear announced it will launch 12 additional industry-sponsored clinical trials from now through December 2014. New trials will include both Phases I and II studies seeking to provide treatment options for multiple cancer types, including pancreatic, lung, prostate, colorectal and bladder. “These… Read More →

Hall joins CTCA’s Board of Directors

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Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center announced Arizona Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall will be joining its Board of Directors. “As a prostate cancer survivor, this is a cause very close to my heart,” said Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall, who recently launched his own non-profit organization, the… Read More →

TGen finds clue to stop spread of lung cancer

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Two cell surface receptors might be responsible for the most common form of lung cancer spreading to other parts of the body, according to a study led by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). The hepatocyte growth factor receptor (HGFR/MET) and fibroblast growth factor-inducible 14 (FN14) are proteins associated with the potential spread of non-small… Read More →

CEO Series: Dr. Edgar Staren, Cancer Treatment Centers of America

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Dr. Edgar Staren is the CEO and President of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Western Regional Medical Center in Goodyear, Ariz. Az Business Magazine and Grand Canyon University invited Dr. Staren to speak to an intimate audience of one hundred Arizona business owners and executives at Grand Canyon University on June 27th. In… Read More →

CEO Series: Dr. Edgar Staren

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Dr. Edgar Staren is president and CEO of Cancer Treatment Centers of America — Western Regional Medical Center. How is being CEO of CTCA different than being CEO of a more traditional company? I end up having a different ability to empower my stakeholders (employees). We believe in our value, which is we are hopeful,… Read More →

CTCA hosts Blogger Summit

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Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) will be hosting its 2013 Blogger Summit on March 22-23 at the organization’s Western Regional Medical Center in Goodyear. The event will span two days, with an agenda of events and speakers that will provide bloggers with valuable information about what’s happening on the forefront of cancer care and… Read More →

CTCA Creates Organic Farm To Help Serve Patients

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Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center (WRMC) and McClendon’s Select are partnering up to create the first and largest hospital organic farm in the United States that will provide patients, caregivers, employees and community members in the greater Phoenix area with organic produce grown right in their own backyard. CTCA… Read More →

2010 HCLA – Hospital or Medical Center

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Honoree: Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Western Regional Medical Center For nearly 30 years, Cancer Treatment Centers of America has been revolutionizing cancer care, and in December 2008, CTCA opened the doors of its Western Regional Medical Center in Goodyear. Under the guidance and strong leadership of President and CEO David Veillette, the center… Read More →