Hematology/Oncology 

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WelcomeHematology / Oncology


The Division of Hematology/Oncology is here to provide excellent patient care, excellent education to our fellows, residents, and students, and to foster a climate conducive of excellent research.

Maurice Willis, MD, FACPTaking the Message and the Medicine Home
Health System, Feb. 2016

Patients are encouraged to record the appointment so they can refer back to the conversation as needed. This gives patients a chance to take their time while thinking about their health care choices.

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Avi B. Markowitz, MD, FACPAvi Markowitz, M.D.
Cancer Expert








Jack B. Alperin, MD, FACPCongratulations to Dr. Jack Alperin who was named one of Texas Super Doctors® and featured in a special advertising section in the December 2011 issue of Texas Monthly. Whether providing excellent patient care, conducting biomedical research or educating tomorrow's physicians, each demonstrates an unwavering commitment to improving the health of Texas..

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Maurice Willis, MD, FACPNew scans help find lung cancer sooner
Galveston County Daily News, Nov. 22, 2011

In an article published in the June issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, new research showed lung cancer deaths were definitively reduced when patients received screening CT chest scans. The scans were done annually, three years in a row, in patients older than 55 with a 30-year history of smoking.

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Bagi RP. Jana, MDExperts to discuss prostate cancer
Galveston County Daily News, Sept. 21, 2011

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. In this guest column, Dr. Bagi Jana writes about the increased survivor rate for men who have prostate cancer and touts UTMB's multidisciplinary approach and use of the da Vinci system. Members of the UTMB team who diagnose and treat prostate cancer will be available to meet with the community to review modern treatment options for prostate cancer and answer any questions from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the UTMB Specialty Center at Victory Lakes in League City.

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Our Clinics

The faculty members in our division are involved in clinical practice and clinical research. In addition, we provide unique education opportunities for residents, and fellows. We focus our energies on anemia, benign hematologic malignancies, breast cancer, hematologic malignancies, hemoglobinopathies, hemorrhagic diseases, lymphoma, solid tumors, thrombotic disorders, problems with blood transfusion, and related blood disorders.

Locations

  • Cancer Center - Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes

    2240 Gulf Freeway South, Ste. 2.110
    League City, Texas 77573-1210

    Phone: 832.505.1910
    Fax: 281.309.0147
  • Breast Health & Imaging Center - Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes

    2240 Gulf Freeway South, Ste. 2.110
    League City, Texas 77573-1210

    Phone: 832.505.1700
    Fax: 281.309.0147
  • University Hospital Clinics

    1005 Harborside Drive, 3rd Floor
    Galveston, Texas 77555-1380

    Phone: 832-505-1910
    Fax: 281-309-0147

    Please park in UTMB Public Parking Garage 2 on Harborside Dr.
  • Academic Office - Hematology/Oncology

    University of Texas Medical Branch
    301 University Blvd., 4.164 JSA
    Galveston, Texas 77555-0565

    Phone: 409.772.1164
    Fax: 409.772.3533