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1 Houston Cancer Institute A personal path to healing Memorial-West Houston Katy Northwest Houston Southeast Houston Sugar Land Convenience for Patients State of the Art Therapies and Diagnosis Real Support

2 The Houston Cancer Institute, PA, provides individualized state-of-the-art diagnosis, treatment and education to patients by personalizing their journey to healing.

3 Meet the Founder of the Houston Cancer Institute, PA. Dr. Maria Scouros founded the Houston Cancer Institute in She is Board Certified in Medical Oncology with an international reputation for practicing state-of-the-art medicine with a commitment to excellence. Dr. Maria Scouros received her training in Medical Oncology at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas after completing her medical training at the Royal Free Hospital Medical School, London, UK. She also served on the faculty of M. D. Anderson Cancer Center before founding the Houston Cancer Institute, PA in West Houston. She is on the staff of multiple hospitals in Houston. She has brought new advances in cancer therapy to the Houston community she serves. Over the years, she has implemented new treatments, such as interleukin therapy, autologous bone marrow transplantation, monoclonal antibodies and anti-angiogenesis therapy in addition to making available new chemotherapy and other regimens to all of her patients. Her reputation for integrating a multi-modality approach to the care of her patients ensures them access to all the tools that are available to fight their cancer. Being multi-lingual, Dr. Scouros helps patients from around the world understand their options and treatment plans in their own language. Family members and caregivers are included in her care and compassion. She respects and answers their questions and concerns. No one wants cancer, but when it strikes, patients can find comfort in Dr. Scouros knowledge, compassion and personal care. At the Houston Cancer Institute, the journey to health is a partnership between physician and patient.

4 Dr. Dongxin Liu, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Liu received her Hematology/Oncology training at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology. Dr. Liu completed her Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at the New York Medical College in the Richmond University Medical Center in Staten Island, NY. She also holds a PhD in Pathology from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Liu is a member of the Texas Medical Association, the Harris Medical Society, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and the American Society of Hematology (ASH). Dr. Liu received her Medical Degree in 1992 from the Shandon Medical University, Jinan, Shandong Province, China.

5 Dr. Yan Zhou, M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Zhou is Board Certified in Internal Medicine (2012) and Board Eligible in Medical Oncology. She received her Fellowship training in Medical Oncology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston where she participated in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of common solid tumors, benign hematologic conditions, and hematologic malignancies. She received her Internal Medicine training at the Mountain Home VA Medical Center. Prior to her clinical training, she has served as Research Scientist, Postdoctoral and Pre-doctoral Fellow at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center focusing on evaluating potential effects of several novel anticancer agents in the laboratory. Dr. Zhou received her MD from the Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences, China. She also received her Ph.D. in Oncologic Pharmacology from Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences and her M.S. in Clinical pharmacology from the same university.

6 Dr. George Vroulis, Ph.D. Dr. George Vroulis joined the Houston Cancer Institute, PA, as Consultant Psychologist in His goal to is provide special programs for patients and their families who need support to deal with the stress of a cancer diagnosis. He also helps families deal with stress management and grief management. In addition he has extensive experience in providing support for patients who need to stop smoking. Dr. George Vroulis is licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists since He has been a member of the honor societies of the University of Houston, American Psychological Association, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, World Mental Health Federation and Houston Neuropsychological Society in the EAPA, USA, and Greece. He has an extensive background in the field of neuropsychology and has presented many workshops over the past 20 years which address a wide range of topics from cancer support, staff stress, grief management for terminal patients and their families, stress management, Alzheimer s disease, anxiety, neuropsychological testing and adult interpersonal communications.

7 Individualized Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Dr. Scouros, her associates and staff provide specialized diagnostic and treatment capabilities for patients with many different types of cancer. At the Houston Cancer Institute, PA, developing a treatment plan for each patient is a highly individualized and personal process. Consultation Services Depending on multiple factors, including the type of tumor, its stage, location, size and the overall condition of the patient s health, a plan is developed that utilizes one or more of the treatment modalities alone or in combination. The physicians and staff at the Houston Cancer Institute, PA, may also work with other physicians and specialists to develop the optimal plan for each patient. Infusion Services Highly trained infusion nurses who are OCN certified as well as certified to administer chemotherapy manage the modern state-of-the-art infusion suite. The Infusion Suite located at our main campus provides a comfortable environment for patients requiring comprehensive chemotherapy, biologic therapies, hydration, angiogenesis and targeted therapies. A family member or caregiver is welcome to accompany the patient during these services. Selected infusion services are also available at our satellite locations for the convenience of our patients. Genetic Testing for Hereditary Cancer At this time, the Houston Cancer Institute, PA, offers tests that check the blood for the risk of developing selected inherited cancers. These tests can analyze the genes for mutations that if present can increase an individual s risk to develop cancer. If an individual has already been diagnosed with cancer, the genetic testing can still help to identify the risk of developing a second cancer as well as informing close family members of their potential risks of inheriting these mutations.

8 Screening for Cancer and Early Detection It is well established that catching a cancer early can improve the prognosis for the patient and in some cases can result in a cure. This is especially true in solid tumors, such as breast, colon, prostate and the most recent new data supports this concept in lung cancer also. The Houston Cancer Institute is committed to early detection and screening when appropriate for the patient. For an in depth personalized assessment about screening and early detection, patients can request a special individualized consultation to discuss their risk factors and undergo a full examination and any screening procedures which may be appropriate for them or their family members. Phlebotomy Services Certain conditions require the performance of phlebotomy, the removal of blood for therapeutic purposes. Certified nurses perform these services in the office in a comfortable and supportive environment. Laboratory Services For the convenience of our patients a certified laboratory phlebotomist is available to draw blood in the office. Support Services Patients diagnosed with cancer, as well as their families, often require psychological counseling and support, as well as other support services to help them manage their care. The Houston Cancer Institute, PA, works with each patient and family to identify the appropriate support and community resources for their needs. The Houston Cancer Institute holds peer and professional support group meetings for patients, their caregivers and family members. The Houston Cancer Institute also provides dietary and nutritional counseling for patients and their families. Other programs include the Look Good Feel Better program that is co-sponsored with the American Cancer Society. For detailed information about the support groups and topics, check out our website at

9 Financial Counseling and Services The Houston Cancer Institute, PA accepts most private insurances, as well as Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans. Our business office will assist patients and submit claims for covered services to the insurance carriers for their convenience. In addition, the business office staff is available to help identify resources for those who may benefit from financial assistance programs. There are no guarantees that we can find financial help, but all available sources will be explored on the patient s behalf. Clinical Trials HCI might be able to offer you the opportunity to participate in a new treatment that might help in better treating cancer and related conditions. Although new treatments are being studied in clinical trials at HCI, patients are not obligated to participate. However, information about ongoing clinical trials at the Houston Cancer Institute, PA, is available upon request. Your physician will be happy to discuss your options. Diagnostic and PET/CT Center Our new state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging center provides routine radiology, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and CAT scan capabilities in a modern and comfortable environment.

10 PET/CT scans are also available for patients who may benefit from this test for staging purposes and for following the response to therapy. The Diagnostic Center is certified by the American College of Radiologists (ACR) for CAT Scan radiology, Nuclear Medicine, and PET Scan diagnostic services. The PET/CT (Positron Emission Tomography/ Computed Tomography) scan creates an image of how the body is functioning and an image of the body s anatomy. Together, they provide the most accurate test for many types of cancer and related conditions and help guide treatment. Our Diagnostic and PET/CT Center is fully licensed by the State of Texas and has Board Certified Radiologists who are dedicated to providing quality services.

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12 For a prompt appointment at any of our offices call The Houston Cancer Institute and satellite offices are located at: Main Campus/West Houston 1220 Blalock Rd., Suite 205, Houston, TX Katy 707 Fry Rd., Suite 394, Katy, TX Northwest 71140A Cypress Station Drive, Houston, TX Southeast 150 FM 1959, Houston, Texas Sugar Land Southwest Freeway, Suite 100B, Sugar Land, TX Free, convenient parking at all locations Clinic hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 5 PM.

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