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Castle Connolly Top Doctors Award
Dr. Hildreth received the Castle Connolly Top Doctors award again this year. To receive this award, physicians nominate other physicians that they feel are the most outstanding in their medical specialties and are among the best in their region or country. The Castle Connolly physician-led research team then selects the winners based on nominations.
He first received this award in 2006 and then annually since 2013. Way to go Dr. Hildreth!
St. Cancer Care Food Drive
During the holiday season our offices had a food drive for Operation Food Search. Thank you again for your donations. Here is a summary of the St. Louis Cancer Care Food Drive this holiday season….
Trailnet Gala, November 6th 2019
Trailnet members Dr. Cuevas and Dr. Pillot were proud to support the Movers and Shakers Gala for Trailnet, building healthy transit, investing in walkable, bikeable, livable communities for everyone! They also got to rub elbows with Trailnet Chief Executive Officer Cindy Mense, Michael Cody, and St Louis Mayor Lyda Kweson.
National ION Meeting, November 2nd 2019
Carol Riley, our practice manager, was asked to speak at the National ION meeting regarding how St. Louis Cancer Care is putting precision medicine into practice.
Celebrated Halloween 2019 with a costume contest to add some festive fun to our treatment room for our patients. See attached pictures --
PurpleStride St. Louis 2019
St. Louis Cancer Care had a great time at the Purple Stride 5K at Forest Park Sunday September 15th! The event raised money and awareness for pancreatic cancer. See the picture of the St Louis Cancer Care team. For more pictures of the event click here.
Latest News in Research
St. Louis Cancer Care physicians and staff are proud to announce a partnership with ALCMI, (voiced as “Alchemy”) an international consortium dedicated to catalyzing and accelerating the discovery, development and delivery of new and more effective treatment options for lung cancer patients. In addition, all of our St. Louis Cancer Care offices are also participating in LIBERTI; a study designed to investigate the role of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) from liquid biopsy in early stage non-small cell lung cancer.
Feel free to contact our office and clinical research nurse Kelli Martin, RN at any time for more information. (314)291-3312.
Keeping Down the Cost of Medications for our Patients
St. Louis Cancer Care strives to dispense our patients chemotherapy medications to them directly rather than use specialty pharmacies owned by pharmacy benefit managers. This keeps your costs down and allows your oncology team to more closely monitor your medication and its side effects. Click here to read the article.
Killing Medicare Part D Rebate Rule a Huge Gift to Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs)
The Trump Administration is withdrawing a proposed rule to eliminate rebates which would have lowered drug prices and in turn benefited patients with cancer. Because of this, your drug prices are likely to increase. Here is the link to the article from Community Oncology Alliance (COA). You may want to reach out to your state senator/representative to give your feedback.
Click here to read the article.
*** Opened New Location ****
On January 18th, 2019 we opened a satellite office in St. Charles. See attached picture. The address is --
1551 Wall Street, Suite 400
St. Charles, MO 63303
Dr Craig Hildreth
Dr. Hildreth wrote a blog in Cancer Network in October 2018. Here is a link to the article.
Dr. Craig Hildreth wrote an article on "Next-Gen Sequencing: The Clinical Conundrum" on the Medpage Today website. To read the article please click here.
Last year we found over $400,000 in patient assistance for our patients that are getting both oral and IV chemotherapy.
To see our previous stories click here.