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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.


Dr. Perez-Tamayo discusses not only bladder, kidney and testicular cancers, but also describes the location and function of the kidneys, the importance of drinking water, how blood in the urine is never ok, and that men should also do regular self-checks for lumps in July’s edition of the Talk of Emporia on KVOE. (more…)
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Dr. Perez-Tamayo discusses Kidney and Bladder Cancers and how you can detect them early on our most recent "Ask Doctor" segment on KWCH 12 Eyewitness News. (more…)
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In honor of National Cancer Survivors Day (June 7th) Radiation Oncology Manager, Justin Branine, and Medical Oncology Manager and nurse, Shanna Clock, talk about cancer survivor resources, support groups, June Bug Cancer Foundation and financial counseling during the Talk of Emporia on KVOE. (more…)
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On June 2020's KWCH "News Talk" segment, Dr. Perez-Tamayo discussed symptoms of brain cancer and the difference of tumors "in" the brain, versus "of" the brain. (more…)
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Radiation Oncologist Dr. Perez-Tamayo discussed symptoms of brain cancer and the difference of tumors "in" the brain, versus "of" the brain on the May 2020 Talk of Emporia radio program on KVOE. (more…)
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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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During the April 2020 Talk of Emporia radio program on KVOE, Radiation Oncologist Dr. Perez-Tamayo spoke about the causes, risks and treatment options of head and neck cancers, as well as the importance of social distancing and washing your hands during the COVID-19 pandemic. (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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Medical Oncologist Dr. Elamin discussed the symptoms, risks, stages and treatment options for colorectal cancer on The Talk of Emporia radio program on KVOE in March 2020. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. (more…)
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In February 2020 on the Talk of Emporia radio program on KVOE, Radiation Oncologist Dr. Perez-Tamayo talked about the risk factors, symptoms and treatment options for pancreatic and esophageal cancers. (more…)
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During Cervical Cancer Awareness month in January 2020, Radiation Oncologist Dr. Perez-Tamayo discussed what a pelvic exam entails, how important screening is, the various stages of cervical cancer, as well as HPV and the HPV vaccination during the Talk of Emporia radio program on KVOE. (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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Medical Oncologist Dr. Elamin discusses blood cancers, specifically lymphoma and multiple myeloma, in December 2019's Talk of Emporia radio program on KVOE. (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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Listen to Radiation Oncologist, Dr. Perez-Tamayo along with Radiation Oncology Manager, Justin Branine, on The Talk of Emporia radio program on KVOE in November of 2019. The topic was lung cancer; the stages, symptoms, risks and who should be screened. (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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