Meet Mark Tungesvik, M.D.

Meet Mark Tungesvik, M.D.

I am most passionate about believing every patient deserves an individual, personal approach to cancer treatment. I treat patients with a deep understanding of the patient’s goal combined with the best of medical science and innovation. The cancer experience for...
Meet Mung Chin, MSN, NP-C, OCN

Meet Mung Chin, MSN, NP-C, OCN

I have been working with oncology patients for 10 years and still love doing what I do every day for the patients and family. I started as an oncology nurse at Boone’s Stewart Cancer Center and then became the facility’s first oncology nurse navigator. Now I am an...
Meet Gloria Drouin, A.P.R.N., MSN

Meet Gloria Drouin, A.P.R.N., MSN

I graduated from Northeastern University more than 23 years ago with a Master’s degree in nursing and became a Family Nurse Practitioner. For the past 11 years I have advocated for patients with cancer and blood disorders. More recently, I have focused on providing...
A message to our patients about COVID-19 Coronavirus

A message to our patients about COVID-19 Coronavirus

Missouri Cancer Center offices are open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for all in-person appointments.   Our call center staff is available to answer your calls Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. You may also reach out to us via our patient...
Staying Focused on Life Outside of Cancer

Staying Focused on Life Outside of Cancer

MCA Patient: Michael Lilien Survivor Since: 2019 Diagnosis: Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma Medical Oncologist: Dr. Mark Vellek Treatment: Chemotherapy After discovering he had cancer, Michael Lilien was determined to keep running his life the same way — all the way through...
FAQs – Genetic Education and Testing

FAQs – Genetic Education and Testing

HOW DO I KNOW IF I’M A CANDIDATE FOR GENETIC EDUCATION OR TESTING? Genetic testing isn’t right for everyone, and genetic education and testing is an important part of the genetic evaluation. You are encouraged to talk to your doctor about your family history to...