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Neuro-Oncologist Joins Stephenson Cancer Center

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - Campus News - Contact April Sandefer, (405) 271-5067
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Neuro-oncologist James D. Battiste, M.D., Ph.D., has established his medical practice with the Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center. He has also been named an assistant professor with the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. 
      
As a neuro-oncologist, Battiste treats cancers involving the brain and nervous system. 
      
Battiste comes to OU Physicians from the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, where he was a faculty instructor in the Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, while completing a neuro-oncology fellowship at the university's Annette Strauss Center for Neuro-Oncology. He also completed a neurology residency and earned his medical degree and a doctorate of philosophy in neuroscience at UT Southwestern. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Oklahoma.
      
Neuro-oncology patients are seen at the Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center, 800 N.E. 10th Street.
      
The Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center building represents the largest public-private biomedical initiative in Oklahoma history. The 210,000 square-foot facility provides patient-center care, offering the most advanced cancer detection and treatment technology, the largest and most experienced group of cancer specialists, a wide array of supportive services and an environment that provides a warm and comforting experience for patients and caregivers. The center is staffed by doctors from OU Physicians, the state's largest physician group working in multidisciplinary teams to provide cancer patients with the highest standard of care while advancing the latest research into the newest treatment options.

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