Page ContentView Our Cancer Center Videos The Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Cancer Center, Houston, TX Houston's Kelsey-Seybold Clinic recently expanded its nationally recognized Cancer Center, located at Kelsey-Seybold's Main Campus on Holcombe Blvd. near the Texas Medical Center. The Cancer Center's new Radiation Therapy Center features the Varian TrueBeam and EDGE, state-of-the-art radiation imaging and treatment systems with more precise and accurate targeting of hard-to-reach tumors and cancer-affected areas. The Varian EDGE uses precision submillimeter radiosurgery without the need for an incision. Kelsey-Seybold Cancer Center Welcomes Advanced Technology The Kelsey-Seybold Cancer Center has added the state-of-the-art Varian TrueBeam and EDGE, delivering radiation therapy that precisely targets cancer cells while nearby healthy tissue is minimally exposed. The EDGE goes a step further and can perform non-invasive radio-surgery without the use of a knife. The Kelsey-Seybold Cancer Center: Your Cancer Team Your team at the Kelsey-Seybold Cancer Center consists of oncologists, pharmacists, infusion nurses, social workers, a nurse navigator and others who provide treatment, care, financial help, a support network and more. Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's Expanded Cancer Center is Celebrated with a Grand Opening Ceremony The Houston area's Kelsey-Seybold Clinic celebrated its recently expanded, nationally recognized Cancer Center with a grand opening ceremony. Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's Cancer Center is Nationally Accredited Dr. Tejash Patel, Chief of Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Hematology/Oncology, explains how the Kelsey-Seybold Cancer Center is Nationally Accredited, meaning it adheres to national guidelines and beyond when caring for and treating patients using state-of-the-art technology. The Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Cancer Center: Infusion Therapy Patients undergoing infusion therapy get personalized care from nurses, oncologists, pharmacists and others -- it all in same facility at the Kelsey-Seybold Cancer Center. Houston Hematology/Oncology Physician Dr. Nirav Naik Dr. Naik, MD, specializes in Hematology/Oncology and cares for his patients at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic’s Spencer R. Berthelsen, MD, Main Campus and at the Spring Medical and Diagnostic Center. Houston Medical Physicist Dennis Chang Dennis Chang is a Medical Physicist and cares for his patients at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic’s Spencer R. Berthelsen, MD, Main Campus. Houston Hematologist/Oncologist Dr. Hima Boppidi Dr. Boppidi, MD, specializes in Hematology/Oncology and cares for her patients at the Kelsey-Seybold Cancer Center at the Spencer R. Berthelsen, MD, Main Campus and at the Spring Medical and Diagnostic Center. Kelsey-Seybold's Supportive Care Helps Patient Control Pain and Regain Quality of Life Kelsey-Seybold Clinic patient Lois Garner explains how Supportive Care physician Dr. Shira Amdur has helped her regain her quality of life through pain control. Houston Medical Physicist Dr. Mohamedo Minhaj Dr. Minhaj, PhD, DABR, is Chief Medical Physicist for Kelsey-Seybold Clinic and cares for his patients at Kelsey-Seybold’s Main Campus. Houston Hematology/Oncology Physician Dr. Kanza Abbas Dr. Abbas, M.D., specializes in hematology/oncology and cares for her patients at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic’s Main Campus and at the Spring Medical and Diagnostic Center. Varian Edge Radiosurgery at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's Cancer Center The Edge is used for advanced, outpatient radiosurgery (surgery without a knife). It combines state-of-the-art imaging, targeting and treatment in one comprehensive system. It also offers the highest radiation dose rate in the industry for faster treatment in briefer time frames. Cancer Survivor Hector Garcia Shares his Experience at the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Cancer Center Hector Garcia noticed a subtle change in his voice and had it checked out. His ENT found a cancerous growth in his larynx, and Hector wasted no time having it successfully treated at the Kelsey-Seybold Cancer Center. Cancer Survivor Arthur Butler | Kelsey-Seybold Cancer Center When Arthur Butler found out he had prostate cancer, he did what any other marathoner would do. He dug deep, adjusted to overcome obstacles and settled in for a long race. With over 19 marathons and nine half-marathons under his belt, he wasn’t going to roll over and let cancer get the best of him. Cancer Survivor Cherié Shortridge Shares her Experience at the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Cancer Center Cherié Shortridge didn't waste any time feeling sorry for herself upon learning she had breast cancer. She jumped into her treatment plan at Kelsey Seybold Clinic's Cancer Center. Cancer Survivor Shelia Wright Shares her Experience at the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Cancer Center Shelia Wright noticed a red sore and knew something was seriously wrong. She took her cancer fight to Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's Cancer Center and won. Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's New Varian Edge Provides Advanced Cancer Therapy Kelsey-Seybold Clinic now has a cutting-edge radio-surgery machine -- the first of its kind in Houston, a a powerful new tool to treat hard-to-reach tumors. It's the new Varian Edge, sister to the clinic's Varian TrueBeam, but with enhanced capabilities to perform surgery without ever piercing the skin. Cancer Survivor Janie Arriaga Janie disscuss what it feels like completing cancer treatments at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. The Kelsey-Seybold Cancer Center: One Young Patient's Story College student Bryanna Barriere faced a major health challenge so unlikely for people her age. At 17, when a high school senior, she was diagnosed with stage 1 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph system. She sought treatment at the Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Cancer Center, Bryanna is now cancer-free, and a senior in college soon to graduate with a degree in chemical engineering. Kelsey-Seybold Cancer Center Made Survivor 'Feel Like a Person' When Karen Taylor found out she had breast cancer, there was only one place she considered for her treatment: the Kelsey-Seybold Cancer Center. She said it turned out of be one of the smartest decisions she's made. Houston Hematologist/Oncologist Dr. Guiying Hu Dr. Hu, M.D., specializes in Hematology and Oncology and cares for her patients at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's Main Campus and at the Spring Medical and Diagnostic Center. Spring, Texas Hematologist/Oncologist Dr. Tri Vu Dr. Vu, M.D., specializes in Hematology/Oncology and cares for his patients at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's Main Campus and at the Spring Medical and Diagnostic Center. Patient Testimonial: Double Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Sharon Ludwig is thankful for a successful double mastectomy followed by breast reconstruction -- all on the same day. Click on the video to see the story of how Kelsey-Seybold Clinic surgeons Dr. Jonathan Nelson and Dr. Jamal Bullocks worked together to remove Sharon's breast cancer and restore her breasts. For more information: http://www.kelsey-seybold.com/bullocks A Breast Cancer Survivor's Story at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Breast cancer survivor Lucille Barriere talks about how the doctors of Kelsey-Seybold Clinic helped her to become cancer-free, and how Kelsey-Seybold's Breast Cancer Support Group helps women dealing with a breast cancer diagnosis. Long-Overdue Physical Saves the Life of a Prostate Cancer Patient While walking within Houston's Downtown at the Shops, Andrew Webster makes a decision that would save his life. He schedules a physical at Kelsey-Seybold's Downtown at the Shops location, conveniently located next to Webster's downtown office. Cancer Survivor Urges Early Colorectal Cancer Screenings Kelsey-Seybold Clinic doctors saved the life of patient Mike Golden after he was diagnosed with stage three colorectal cancer. Mr. Golden urges people in their fifties to be screened for the disease. To make an appointment with a Kelsey-Seybold Clinic gastroenterologist, call 713-442-0000 or visit http://www.kelsey-seybold.com/medical-services-and-specialties/gastroenterology/pages/default.aspx A Story of Melanoma Survival - Eric Croswhite Patient Eric Croswhite shares the story of his melanoma skin cancer diagnosis and the support he gained along the way from his Kelsey-Seybold physicians, family and friends. For more information about Kelsey-Seybold's Cancer Center, visit http://www.houstoncancerdocs.com. A Story of Breast Cancer Survival: Kathy Jasper Patient Kathy Jasper shares the story of her battle with breast cancer, and the coordinated care she received from Kelsey-Seybold Clinic that helped her through her journey. For more information about Kelsey-Seybold's Cancer Center, visit http://www.houstoncancerdocs.com. For more information about our Breast Diagnostic Center, visit http://www.kelsey-seybold.com/BDC. Breast Cancer Survivors Share Their Experience Through Art Local artists, including Brooke Barclay of the Museum of Fine Arts - Houston, lead about 50 cancer survivors as they created inspirational watercolor paintings and collages as a form of creative expression. Through this therapeutic art exercise, survivors told their own unique stories of their individual journeys through paint brushes and canvases. The patients are survivors of differing types of cancers, including breast, colorectal, prostate, melanoma and lymphoma cancers. The February 16, 2010 event, held at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's Main Campus at 2727 W. Holcombe, marked the third anniversary of Kelsey-Seybold Clinics Breast Cancer Support Group. This support group, sponsored by the Kelsey Research Foundation, the Kelsey-Seybold Cancer Center and the American Cancer Society, meets monthly at Kelsey-Seybolds Main Campus near the Texas Medical Center. It is designed to help women learn to live, understand and cope with a diagnosis of breast cancer. For more information: http://www.kelsey-seybold.com/centers-of-excellence/breast-diagnostic-center/pages/default.aspx Spring, TX Hematology/Oncology Nurse Practitioner Connie Hughes Connie Hughes, ANP-C, is a nurse practitioner specializing in Hematology/Oncology and cares for her patients at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic’s Spring Medical and Diagnostic Center.