News & Updates


New Support Groups 2023

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The Importance of Organ Donation

Today is National Donor Day. Today we celebrate those who are organ donors, and we think of those waiting to receive organs that may save their life.

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Heart Disease & Cancer May Share Risk Factors

Heart disease and cancer are two of the leading causes of death worldwide. During American Heart Month, raising awareness about the connection between these two conditions and the steps people can take to reduce their risk is important.

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The Power of Philanthropy in Cancer Care

Renowned medical oncologist Michael J. Nissenblatt, MD, is one of Astera Cancer Care’s founders.

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Providing Innovative Cancer Care: Expanding Episodes of Care

When someone is diagnosed with cancer, their whole life changes, they must discuss treatment options with their doctor, among the first things they must do.

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Research and Clinical Trials

Astera started its research program in November 2019. In the beginning, their team had one dedicated staff member, Percy Yeung, with two clinical trials. However, under Dr. Bruno Fang’s guidance and support from our providers and clinic staff, we are now offering over 25 clinical trials to our patients with four dedicated staff members.

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Treating the breast and sparing the heart

Breast cancer survival has steadily increased due to earlier detection, decreasing morbidity from surgery, more effective therapies, and advances in radiation delivery.

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Social Work

Social work helps patients and their families cope with cancer and its many challenges by providing concrete or supportive services.

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The Benefits of Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer

Radiation therapy is a highly-effective, non-surgical treatment option for both basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas.

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Prostate SBRT in 5 Fractions

Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) is an emerging treatment modality with excellent control rates for low and intermediate-risk prostate cancer. It is a precise, high-dose form of radiation therapy that allows physicians to treat cancer in just one to five treatments.

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