News & Press

The following provide information about what's going on at Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers.

Press Releases

The following news releases provide information about what's going on at Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers — from the latest research studies and technological advances to the addition of new physicians and staff members. Click on any news release link below to review.

Boulder/Longmont Partnership

Boulder Community Hospital and Longmont United Hospital partnered with Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers for the "It Comes Down to Care" campaign.

"99% of what’s done in a cancer center is the same everywhere.
Cancer can’t tell if your chemotherapy comes from a big-city hospital or a local cancer center. Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers provide world-class physicians and the latest cancer treatments to the community along with the healing power of love. Yes, love. It’s that little something special that makes a big difference when all other cancer care seems the same.

Because when science can’t go any further, Love Heals."

RMCC in the News

From cutting-edge treatments and new technologies to the latest in clinical trials, Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers — Colorado's most comprehensive provider of cancer care — is often in the news. This section provides links to, and PDFs and video of, RMCC's most recent news stories.

  • May 15, 2013 - Fox 31 Denver
    Interest in genetic testing grows after Jolie double mastectomy
    “It has changed things for people, increased our volume,” says Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers genetic counselor Barbara Hamlington, about inquiries to their 20 offices across the metro area. Dr. Sami Diab, an oncologist with Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, says “Only about five percent or so, a small percentage of breast cancer, is related to those two genes. There’s a lot of women who don’t need to be tested. We don’t need to create undue anxiety.”

    Click here to visit the Fox 31 Denver web site and read the story.

 

  • February 26, 2013 - CBS 4 Denver
    Advanced Cases of Breast Cancer Being Seen in More Younger Women
    There has been an increase in advanced cases of breast cancer in younger women and now the experts want to know why. "These are young women — 25 to 39 — they’re supposed to live to age 80 on average. That’s not going to happen. That’s very concerning and troublesome,” said. Dr. Dev Paul, breast oncologist with the Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers.

    Click here to visit the CBS 4 Denver web site and watch the video.

 

  • August 3, 2012 - Boulder Daily Camera
    Boulder Community nationally accredited for breast cancer treatment

    "Accreditation is tangible proof that we're able to provide the highest level of breast cancer care to patients in the Boulder County area," said Dr. Lori Jensen, a medical oncologist at the Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers office at the Foothills campus of Boulder Community Hospital.

    Click here to visit the Boulder Daily Camera web site and read the story.

 

  • March 30, 2012 - The Denver Business Journal
    Docs, insurers find something they agree on

    "One of the ways of reducing expenses for medical care in this country is to reduce overhead and improve efficiency," [said Dr. Nicholas Di Bella, an oncologist and co-founder of the Aurora branch of Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers]. "If people start accepting the concept of standardization and eliminate wasteful duplication of services, that will help a lot."

    Click here to visit the Denver Business Journal web site and read the story.

 

  • March 11, 2012 - Steamboat Today
    Genetic Counselor provides new dimensions to patients

    "A genetic counselor with Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers in Denver, Hamlington makes quarterly visits to Steamboat Springs, where she sees patients at Yampa Valley Medical Center. [She] offers two services: genetic counseling, which involves education, and genetic testing, which relies on science. She also provides a strong dose of compassion to counter the fear factor that goes hand-in-hand with cancer."

    Click here to visit the Steamboat Today web site and read the story.

 

  • March 10, 2011 - The Denver Post 
    Thanks to Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers

    "Sixteen months ago our mother... received the diagnosis we all fear: cancer. She chose to undergo treatment from the team at Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers... and our family cannot be more thankful for the support and care she received there."

    Click here to visit the The Denver Post web site and read the story.

  • September 24, 2010 - The Gazette, Colorado Springs
    Hospital, cancer center end competition, form partnership

    Penrose-St. Francis Health Services and Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers have agreed to form a partnership that will end competition between the two and give cancer patients more coordinated care.
    Under a letter of intent signed Wednesday, Penrose-St. Francis will focus on radiation oncology, which uses specialized radiation therapy to treat patients, while Rocky Mountain will focus on medical oncology, which uses chemotherapy to treat patients...

    Click here to visit the The Gazette, Colorado Springs web site and read the story.

  • May 1, 2009 - Fox 21 News
    Love Heals

    Proving that a little love can go a long way in changing, and even saving people's lives. 

    Click here to visit the Fox 21 News web site and read the story.
     

 

Media Resources
Information for Journalists

With 20 locations and more than 55 physicians specializing in all types of cancers and hematological diseases, Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers has numerous cancer experts who are available to provide background information as well as insight into the latest advances in the fight against cancer — including radiation technologies and cancer treatments and research.

We can be reached by phone or email.

Who to Contact:
Aaron Groote
Phone: 303.930.7834
Email: aaron.groote@usoncology.com

Address:
7951 E. Maplewood Ave., Suite 300
Greenwood Village, CO  80111

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