Early cancer detection is improving.

Pioneering Methods for Early Cancer Detection and Their Impact

Cancer remains a leading cause of death around the globe despite overall mortality rates in the U.S. declining 26 percent between 1991 and 2015, reports the National Cancer Institute (NCI). In 2018, more…
Cancer screening tests help detect problems early.

Cancer Screening and Prevention

Cancer screening and prevention is always critical, but during COVID-19 we are all concerned about our health especially the acute changes, and we all want to protect ourselves. With the emphasis on social…
What's the difference between a tumor and a cyst?

Key Differences Between a Tumor and Cyst: What You Need to Know

A tumor is a mass of abnormal cells that have built up somewhere in the body. A cyst is a growth filled with fluid, air or other substances. In general, cysts are less likely to be a serious health risk…
Genetics is a top cancer risk factor.

Four of the Leading Cancer Risk Factors

While there are many cancer risk factors, some of the top elements that place individuals at risk for developing cancer include genetics, tobacco use, weight, diet, and alcohol consumption.More than…
Cancer support groups in Charlotte and Raleigh

Cancer Support Groups in Charlotte, NC, and the Surrounding Area

SERO helps find Cancer Support Groups in Charlotte, NC and surrounding areas for patients living with cancer...

What You Need to Know About Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Its Impact on Brain Tumor Treatment

Brain and nervous system cancers will cost the lives of 17,760 people in 2019, according to predictions by the National Cancer Institute. Unfortunately, more than 23,000 people will receive a new brain…

Meet Derek McHaffie, MD, November 2019 Provider of the Month

Derek R. McHaffie, MDWe are proud of our providers and all the fantastic work they do in our community. Throughout 2019, we'll continue to feature interviews about the lives of our providers outside…

SERO Sponsors 5K to Raise Scholarship Funds

At Southeast Radiation Oncology Group (SERO), we don’t just invest in the latest diagnostic and treatment options in the field of cancer, we also invest in cancer research and support fundraising groups…
Dr. Aaron Wild joins SERO.

Dr. Aaron Wild Joins Southeast Radiation Oncology Group

Aaron Wild, MDSoutheast Radiation Oncology Group is excited to announce the arrival of Aaron Wild, MD. Dr. Wild graduated from Yale University with his baccalaureate in Molecular Biophysics &…
Radiation therapy for cancer treatment.

How Frequently Do You Need Radiation Therapy?

Cancer is a devastating diagnosis, affecting approximately 14 million new people per year per the National Library of Medicine. As technology and research has advanced, the possibility of survival has…