Rectal Cancer | Chemotherapy, Radiation Therapy, Surgery. On July 4, several years ago, Barry B. began experiencing unexpected symptoms, including irregular bowel movements. It was not until a short time later that he began to understand the seriousness of those symptoms. He says now, “East Jefferson General Hospital saved my life.” Gastroenterologist Dr. George CatinisRead More
Breast Cancer | Combination of Surgery, Chemo & Radiation Therapy When long-time New Orleans resident Dolores O. was diagnosed with Stage 2A breast cancer, she turned to the experienced physicians at East Jefferson Radiation Oncology. Over the course of about 6 months, Dolores underwent several different treatments at East Jefferson. Dr. Marcus Black, medical oncologist,Read More
“My mission is to give our patients the best cancer outcomes possible – that is not just controlling the disease but keeping our patients active, normal and healthy as possible.”
“I was delighted when I heard about hippocampal-avoidance radiation therapy (known as HA-RT), and I brought it to our practice,” says Sidd Padmanabha, a radiation oncologist at EJGH.
Our Promise to you during these times. If you have a cancer diagnosis, we are open and are available to help you and your loved ones . We will get through this together. Your safety is our highest priority. We have stepped up all safety precautions. We request that our patients cover theirRead More
ASTRO designation signifies higher quality of care for radiology oncology program. Jefferson Radiation Oncology at East Jefferson General Hospital is the first facility in the region to earn the ASTRO accreditation from the American College of Radiology (ACR). The accreditation program was established in 1986 as the extension of the Patterns of Care Study (PCS)Read More
Dr. Paul Monsour presents data at ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium This informational graphic from Dr. Paul Monsour’s presentation at The American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in March 2015 shows prostate cancer cases treated using brachytherapy at East Jefferson General Hospital. The data shows cure rates exceeding 95%. This is wonderful newsRead More
Our group is proud to introduce Optune™ as a new treatment option for patients with a brain tumor called GBM. This was recently FDA-approved after clinical trials showed an exciting survival benefit. Find out more. EJRO is the first medical office in the Greater New Orleans area to offer Optune, by Novocure. Optune is aRead More