Ask Doctor

Welcome to Ask Doctor!  Radiation Oncologist and President of Central Care Cancer Center, Dr. Perez-Tamayo is featured each month on KWCH TV’s Noon News program in Wichita, where she speaks on a specific cancer topic. See below for a description and link of past segments that are roughly 3 minutes in length.

Also below, you can listen to a more in-depth discussion with Dr. Perez-Tamayo on specific cancer topics from radio station KVOE in Emporia.   In each 35 minute radio program, we dive a little deeper in understanding how a specific cancer is formed, and the signs, risks, symptoms, screening and even treatment options that are available. Medical oncologist Dr. Elamin is also featured in a few of these radio programs.

After watching, or listening to these segments, if you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Dr. Perez-Tamayo by emailing askdoctor@cccancer.com.

It’s an opportunity for you to interact directly with Dr. Perez-Tamayo and ask any questions concerning cancer symptoms, risks, stages, even treatment and screening options.


In May 2020's KWCH Noon News segment, Dr. Perez-Tamayo spoke about who is at risk for COVID-19 and how cancer patients, specifically, are immune compromised. Also, she discusses why it is so important to practice social distancing. (more…)
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Dr. Perez-Tamayo spoke about Head and Neck cancers which affect the mouth, tongue, and throat, as well as protecting yourself from the Coronavirus during April 2020's KWCH Noon News segment. (more…)
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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. On KWCH's Noon News in January 2020, Dr. Perez-Tamayo highlighted the stages and prevention of cervical cancer, and discussed the importance of the HPV vaccination. (more…)
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On KWCH's Noon News in December 2019, Dr. Perez-Tamayo spoke about blood cancers, specifically, Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma. She also discussed how each of these cancers vary between adults and children, and, described the makeup of your blood. (more…)
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In November 2019, Dr. Perez-Tamayo talked about lung cancer on KWCH's Noon News. Specifically she touched on the importance of screening for lung cancer, especially if you're a smoker, as well as lung cancer survival rates and what populations are at risk. (more…)
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During KWCH's Noon News in October 2019, Dr. Perez-Tamayo discussed the importance of doing self breast exams each month, as well as the risks and treatment options for breast cancer. (more…)
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Dr. Perez-Tamayo highlighted the three main types of Skin Cancer and talked about ABCDE rule when checking moles and spots on your skin during the September 2019 KWCH Noon News. (more…)
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