Virginia Cancer Specialists Adds New Medical Oncologist to Meet Growing Demand for Community-Based Advanced Cancer Care

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January 17, 2023
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 Isabelle Le, MD brings additional expertise in breast cancer to the practice

Fairfax, VA January 17, 2023 — Virginia Cancer Specialists, a leading provider of comprehensive cancer care in the Northern Virginia area and an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, is adding another medical oncologist to its staff, enhancing access to community-based advanced cancer care throughout the region. Isabelle Le, MD has extensive experience and training in the diagnosis and treatment of all blood diseases and cancers, and has a special interest in breast cancer.  She joined the practice on December, 2022 and will see patients at the cancer center’s Arlington Office, located at 1635 N. George Mason DR., Suite 170, Arlington, VA 22205.

“The demand for our services throughout the Northern Virginia region has greatly increased,” said Elise Powers, Executive Director. “We are excited to bring her level of expertise to our practice. It will also allow us to better meet the needs of newly diagnosed patients who require immediate access to a knowledgeable oncologist for care and guidance during a very stressful time. Dr. Isabelle Le, MD’s contributions, will play a vital role in continuing our mission of providing compassionate care in a convenient community setting.”

Dr. Le is board certified in Medical Oncology and Hematology. She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). As a medical oncologist, Dr. Le has a strong focus in the treatment and management of breast cancer. Dr. Le received her medical degree from Wayne State University Medical School in Detroit, MI. She then completed residency training in internal medicine at Wayne State University – Detroit Medical Center. Dr. Le received hematology oncology fellowship training at University of Texas at San Antonio. Dr. Le received resident of the year award during her training. She was also the physician champion for her oncology practice participating in the Michigan Oncology Quality Consortium; a physician led, voluntary collaborative of medical and gynecologic oncologists. In addition, Dr. Le was the principal breast oncologist for several multidisciplinary breast cancer tumor boards and the Principal Investigator (PI) for several clinical trials focused on Breast Cancer.

Dr. Le will be joining a team of 37 other highly skilled physicians at Virginia Cancer Specialists, the premier oncology group in the region with 10 locations throughout the area to serve patients. The practice has specialized physician expertise in all types of cancers. The addition of Dr. Le broadens this expertise and adds depth to the practice’s knowledge base and patient care model. Virginia Cancer Specialists provides the full spectrum of state-of-the-art integrated advanced cancer care services, including: prevention and community outreach programs, detection and diagnosis services, cutting-edge technologies and treatment options, as well as comprehensive supportive care programs. The practice also offers access to novel clinical trials and research.

“Virginia Cancer Specialists is extremely well respected in the medical community for the advanced multidisciplinary care it provides to patients,” said Isabelle Le, MD. “The practice has resources typically only available in major academic medical centers and large hospital systems, and it is exciting to have these cutting-edge treatments available to offer my patients here in the local community where they live and work. I am honored to join this organization that is so committed to helping patients achieve the best possible outcome.”

Patients may call 571.350.8400 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Le at the Arlington office.

About Virginia Cancer Specialists

Virginia Cancer Specialists is the largest comprehensive private cancer practice in Northern Virginia. It features a world-class treatment team fighting cancer and diseases of the blood, offering access to the most current treatment protocols, clinical trials, and comprehensive care. Its fully staffed, comprehensive clinical research program also includes a dedicated research facility for Phase I clinical trials – the Virginia Cancer Specialists Research Institute, the largest of its kind in the Mid-Atlantic region. The practice offers medical oncology, radiation oncology, musculoskeletal tumor surgery, breast surgery, thoracic surgery, genetic counseling, palliative care, oncology nurse navigators, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, oncology infusion nurses, oncology pharmacists, social workers, dietitians, and laboratory technicians. Virginia Cancer Specialists is part of the US Oncology Network. This collaboration unites the practice with more than 1,400 independent physicians and research and data from thousands of cancer patients in clinical trials across the country. Virginia Cancer Specialists also participates in clinical trials through US Oncology Research, which has played a role in more than 100 FDA-approved cancer therapies. The Network is supported by McKesson Corporation, a global leader in healthcare solutions.

Virginia Cancer Specialists is united in healing with The US Oncology Network, one of the nation’s largest networks of integrated community-based oncology practices dedicated to advancing high-quality, evidence-based patient care. As an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, Virginia Cancer Specialists is united with more than 1,000 physicians nationwide. For more information, visit www.usoncology.com.

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Michelle Keene

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