- Last Updated on Saturday, 30 June 2018 19:19
Mohsen Isaac, M.D., medical director, Department of Radiation Oncologyat Monongahela Valley Hospital (MVH), recently gave a presentation at the American Brachytherapy Society in San Francisco, Ca.
|Mohsen Isaac, M.D., medical director, Department of Radiation Oncologyat Monongahela Valley Hospital|
Dr. Isaac’s June 7 talk addressed recurrence rates in Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) patients at Monongahela Valley Hospital. APBI is used for early stage breast cancer treatment and current data that looks retrospectively at recurrence rates for large facilities. The MVH team looked at 135 patients treated from 2011-2017 and noted that 100 percent of the people had local, regional and distant control or 100 percent of the people had no recurrence for these procedures.
Monongahela Valley Hospital’s Charles L. and Rose Sweeney Melenyzer Pavilion and Regional Cancer Center is the only independent cancer center in the region. The Center provides high-quality, compassionate cancer care services which include: Prevention, Diagnostic Radiology, Medical Oncology, Chemotherapy, Radiation Therapy, Infusions, Surgical Services, Education and Support.
Monongahela Valley Hospital’s Cancer Program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer.