It (the Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation)continuously seeks for the most up-to-date treatments and medications available so that it may offer it to our patients, providing them with optimum care.
Downey, California (PRWEB) August 15, 2012
The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation is committed to providing superior quality care to its patients, using the latest medical innovations and knowledge available. It continuously seeks for the most up-to-date treatments and medications available so that it may offer it to our patients, providing them with optimum care.
There have been 5 recent drug approvals by the Food and Drug Administration, which The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation offers. Pertuzumab (Perjeta) is for patients with metastatic breast cancer, Cetuximab (Erbitux) for first line use in colorectal cancer, Carfilzomib (Kyprolis) for multiple myeloma, Everolimus (Afinitor) for post-menopausal patients with advanced breast cancer, and Ziv-aflibercept (Zaltrap) for metastatic colorectal cancer.
Beginning August, The Oncology Institute will be prescribing these medications to appropriate patients alongside the other extensive services such as state-of-the-art infusion centers, chemotherapy educational sessions, in-house support groups, dietary and nutritional counseling, nutraceuticals, in-house pharmacy, financial counseling, clinical trials, comprehensive lab testing, and end of life counseling.
The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation is also celebrating its 5th year Anniversary in August.
Celebrated for its excellence in customer service and compassion, The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation was awarded in 2010 with the HOPE Award for Practice Excellence in Patient Care.
About The Oncology Institute:
The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation is committed to providing superior, compassionate and state-of-the-art medical care. Offering programs to help patients and families cope with the challenges that are brought on by cancer and strive to optimize their quality of life, comprehensive and realistic treatment goals are tailored to every person's unique needs and decided upon in partnership with the patients and their families. Dedicated to excel in cancer prevention, diagnosis and education through our exceptional team of physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, medical assistants and office staff, The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation has 9 Southern California locations in the cities of Anaheim, Downey, Glendale, Long Beach, Lynwood, Montebello, Torrance, Santa Ana, and Whittier. For more information please visit http://www.theoncologyinstitute.com.
By Richy Agajanian, M.D.