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Virginia Cancer Specialists Expands Patient Services and Enhances Comprehensive Care by Offering Radiation Oncology to Cancer Patients

FAIRFAX, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Virginia Cancer Specialists (VCS), one of Virginia's well established cancer care centers with nearly 40 years of service to patients battling cancer and blood diseases, announced today that it is acquiring the Cancer Center of Fairfax radiation site located at 10301 Democracy Lane in Fairfax City, Va. Virginia Cancer Specialists is united in healing with The US Oncology Network, a network of approximately 1,000 physicians and 10,000 clinicians and cancer specialists dedicated to advancing the quality and science of cancer care. Starting December 15, patients treated at VCS will gain access to radiation oncology services. This added service fits with the mission of VCS to provide comprehensive cancer care to patients.

Virginia Cancer Specialists is a comprehensive practice that unites medical oncologists, hematologists, oncology nurse navigators, oncology infusion nurses, genetic counselors and oncology pharmacists, so patients can receive the high-quality care they deserve. VCS also has a clinical research department and a world-class laboratory. Including radiation oncology services adds to the breadth of care, giving patients an even more comprehensive cancer care team who works together to provide each patient with the advanced, personalized care they need to battle cancer.

With 23 physicians, VCS is the largest oncology group in Northern Virginia with specialized physician expertise in all types of cancers, notably breast, colon, GI, GU, hematologic malignancies, lung, and sarcomas. The practice has programs in genetic counseling and stem cell transplants (the longest run program in the metropolitan Washington DC area and the only outpatient program offered in Northern Virginia).

Virginia Cancer Specialists physicians will continue treating patients at their current office locations in Alexandra, Arlington, Fairfax, Gainesville, Leesburg, Purcellville, and Woodbridge.

About Virginia Cancer Specialists

For nearly 40 years, Virginia Cancer Specialists (VCS) has contributed to the campaign against cancer and diseases of the blood. VCS has seven locations throughout Northern Virginia staffed by highly-skilled physicians, each promising exceptional care. This consists of state of the art care with cutting edge research providing advanced cancer treatments. Offering emotional as well as physical support, VCS allows physicians and patients to create an individual plan in a familiar setting.

Virginia Cancer Specialists is united in healing with The US Oncology Network, one of the nation's largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks focused on advancing cancer care in America. As an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, VCS is united with approximately 1,000 physicians and 10,000 cancer professionals nationwide. VCS participates in clinical trials through US Oncology Research, which has helped to develop 43 FDA approved cancer therapies. For more information, visit www.usoncology.com.

for The US Oncology Network
Claire Crye, 281-863-6783
Claire.Crye@McKesson.com

 

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