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Florida Cancer Specialists Celebrates Opening of Newly-Remodeled Cancer Facility in Inverness
May 3, 2013 - Florida Cancer Specialists held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for the newly-remodeled Inverness Cancer Center, located at 2231 Highway 44 West. Mayor Bob Plaisted and other community leaders joined FCS physicians, leaders, staff, patients and their families for the festivities. Click here to view more photos from this event.
Florida Cancer Specialists' physicians Dr. Jennifer Cultrera (left of sign) and Dr. Patrick Acevedo (holding scissors) at the Ribbon Cutting ceremony for the newly remodeled Inverness Cancer Center. Other dignitaries attending include: Shelly Glenn (FCS VP Marketing and Sales), Brad Prechtl (CEO of FCS), Inverness Mayor Bob Plaisted, Citrus County Chamber of Commerce Director Josh Wooten and County Commissioner Dennis Damato.
Florida Cancer Specialists Adds Three New Offices in Central Florida
New Offices expand services to patients in Lecanto, Leesburg and The Villages
May 1, 2013......Florida Cancer Specialists is pleased to welcome two new practices and six new physicians to our network. Drs. V. Upender Rao, Sunil Gandhi, Gustavo Fonseca and Marion Chirayath will practice medical oncology/hematology in Lecanto. Dr. Sandeep Thaper and Dr. Marays Veliz will see patients in Leesburg and Lady Lake. Click here to read more.
Sequestration Cuts to Medicare Disproportionately Impact Community Oncology Practices and Threaten Cancer Care
Florida Cancer Specialists Joins National Leaders at Orlando Conference to Discuss Healthcare Policy and Implications for Community Oncology Practices
March 20, 2013......Physicians, nurses, patients and advocates from Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) are joining other national leaders this week at the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) National Conference to focus on healthcare policy issues, such as sequestration, that will impact cancer care in the future.
Conference Co-Chair and FCS physician Dr. Scott Tetreault said, “This is the most important meeting for a community oncology practice to attend to learn the latest about clinical oncology critical to patient survival, as well as healthcare policy updates critical to the survival of the practice. The implications of the Affordable Care Act will be discussed at this meeting, providing attendees with the latest information on how these changes will affect community oncology practices and their ability to care for their patients.”
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Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) is the largest independent oncology/hematology practice in the United States. With over 150 physicians, 90 nurse practitioners and more than 60 clinical sites in our network, we are committed to providing world-class cancer care in community-based settings close to home. Recognized by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) with a national Clinical Trials Participation Award, FCS offers patients access to more clinical trials than any private oncology practice in Florida.
Our physicians are consistently ranked nationally as Top Doctors by U.S. News & World Report. Trained in such prestigious medical schools and research institutes as Duke, Stanford, Harvard, Emory, M.D. Anderson, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering, the physicians of Florida Cancer Specialists provide leadership and consultation in the state's leading hospitals.
Established in 1984, FCS serves patients on the Gulf Coast from Naples to the greater Tampa Bay area, north as far as Tallahassee, in Orlando and surrounding Central Florida communities, and on the East Coast in Palm Beach County.
At Florida Cancer Specialists, our primary purpose – and our passion – is to provide the most advanced cancer treatment, using cutting-edge technologies, in a setting where patients can be close to home and surrounded by family and friends.