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Treatment & Care Philosophy
We profess absolute honesty in dealing with our patients and expect the same in return. We believe an informed patient is the best patient and always welcome questions, answering them with honesty and openness.
We usually offer conventional treatment in cases where treatment of proven benefit is available. In the absence of such treatment, patients are given the option of participating in clinical trials.
Cancer treatments are constantly evolving. Often there is more than one option, and there may not be a "best option." In such cases, the treatment options will be fully explained to you, and your informed consent will be obtained before starting any treatment.
Our Nurse Practitioner
Julie Nugent, APRN, ACNPC-AG
After graduating from Texas A&M University, Julie obtained her RN license. She earned her master's degree from Texas Woman's University in 2014. She was recipient of the Mary Alice Harris Metcalf Endowment Award for outstanding RN-MS student. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Texas Nurse Practitioners and Brazos Valley Nurse Practitioners Association. She has worked in the Bryan/College Station medical community since 1996, focusing on acute illness.
I'm Jaime. I am an LVN who works in the lab. I greet patients and show them to rooms to meet with the doctors. I assist with blood draws, vital signs, injections, bone marrow biopsies, and patient education. I have been working here since May of 2006. Working at the Cancer Clinic is very rewarding and I thoroughly enjoy handling patient care with the doctors and other staff. I am a lifelong resident of Bryan and live here with my husband and two sons. I graduated from Blinn college in 2002 with my LVN degree. Please let me know how I can assist you.
Hello, my name is Jennifer. I have helped work the front desk at the Cancer Clinic since September 2006. I help Leah answer the phones and schedule appointments for Dr. Tripathy, Dr. Jenkins, and Dr. Fleener. I enjoy working with the patients, doctors, and staff. I am a part time student at Blinn College and a lifelong resident of Bryan. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I also enjoy church activities, reading, shopping, watching baseball, and playing with my dog Rusty. Please let me know how I can help to make your experience in our office as pleasant as possible.
Hi, I'm Leah. I am the receptionist and secretary at the Cancer Clinic and I have been running the front office since 1994. When you call the Cancer Clinic, the very first friendly voice that you hear will most likely be mine. I will generally be able to arrange your first visit with the doctors at a time that is convenient to you and your family. I am a life long resident of Brazos Valley and have worked with patients all my adult life. I live in College Station with my husband, John.
Hello, My name is Michele. I am an Account Specialist at the Cancer Clinic. I began in 2005 and very much enjoy working for the Cancer Clinic. I have been working in health care since 1998. I am always happy to assist you with any questions you may have, so please do not hesitate to give me a call. I was born and raised in Bryan and chose to stay here to raise my own family. I live with my husband, daughter, son and our dog Cheenie. We enjoy spending time with family and friends and love the outdoors, reading, and going to the movies.
Hello! My name is Paula and I am a Registered Nurse with Oncology certification. I have over 20 years of experience in nursing. I have been a member of the Cancer Clinic team since 1999. As a certified Oncology nurse, my primary responsibility is the administration of chemotherapy as well as other therapies to fight cancer and blood disorders. As a nurse, I will help you understand how to take care of yourself while on chemotherapy, manage the side effects, and alleviate your fears. I will always welcome your questions and concerns.
I live in College Station with my husband Ralph. We have 3 children: Emily, Teresa, and Kevin. My interests include relaxing outside with our two dogs, traveling, hiking, and skiing. I enjoy my job at the Cancer Clinic and feel privileged to be able to work with you.
Suman Tripathy is the office manager at the Cancer Clinic. She received her masters degree in mathematics from Patna University in India. She and her husband moved to Bryan in 1982 with their three children and she has been working at the Cancer Clinic since 1993.
Hi, my name is Russell. I am a Registered Nurse and an Oncology Certified Nurse. I came to work at the Cancer Clinic in October of 1997. I am primarily responsible for the administration of chemotherapy and other therapies used to fight cancer and hematologic disorders. I am also here to educate you about our treatments, and how best to cope with their side effects. It is my privilege to help guide you through this process and hopefully make the experience as pleasant as possible.
I am a 1980 graduate of Texas A&M with a degree in Finance, but after several years in the business world, I decided I needed something more. So in 1993, I became a registered nurse and have never looked back! I live in College Station with my wife Marcy, my two daughters, Aine and Eva, and assorted dogs and cats. In addition to my work, I enjoy Yoga (I am a certified Yoga teacher), reading a good book, watching movies, and cooking for my family.
Hello, my name is Niki. I am an account specialist here at the Cancer Clinic. I have 18 years experience in the medical field with 10 being in insurance and billing. I would consider it a priveledge to assist you with any billing needs you may have.
I am a life long resident of Bryan where I live with my husband Lamar and our 3 wonderful children. My favorite past time is being with my family, reading and going to basketball games.
Hi there!! My name is Pam and I have been a Registered Nurse for 21 years and have had the honor and privilege of caring for patients with blood disorders and cancer during that time. I received my BSN in Chapel Hill, NC, and I have been Oncology Certified since 1996. I started working at the Cancer Clinic part-time in March 2010 after taking some time off to be home with my little girls.
I feel very blessed to be a part of this caring and professional team and hope that while delivering your treatments to you, I can make the experience an easy and smooth one. If you ever have any questions or needs, please don't hesitate to ask; we will do anything we can to help you manage the challenges of treatment.
My husband and I moved here from Baltimore in June 2008; he works at Texas A&M in the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology and we have 3 daughters: Sydney, Sofia, and Savannah. They keep us very busy and we all love to swim, run, ride bikes and read!!
My name is Vanessa and I joined The Cancer Clinic family in July, 2011. I'm an LVN that works in the lab. I assist with blood draws, vital signs, bone marrow biopsies, injections, rooming patients and am always interested in hearing stories patients like to tell.
I was born in Colorado but moved to Texas in 1995 where I met my high school sweetheart, Jeff who later gave me the honor of being his wife! We have a son named Clayton that is the absolute joy of our lives. I'm a die-hard Dallas Cowboys fan but when I'm not watching football I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, water skiing, scrapbooking, judging pageants and fishing.
I look forward to meeting you and will try to make your experience here as uplifting as I can!
Hello! My name is Emily and I have been a nurse since 2002. I attended Texas A & M and received my Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology in 1997 and then decided to switch gears a little and went to nursing school. I attended a private school in San Diego where my husband and I briefly lived after graduating from A & M, and received my LVN degree. I then completed the transition program and got my RN through Blinn College back here in Bryan when we moved back to Texas. I have worked in the medical/surgical area, long-term care, hospice, and home health before joining the wonderful team here at the Cancer Clinic.
My husband Brett and I have been married now for over 16 years and we have one son named Kai, who just turned 10. We are a very active family and enjoy doing triathlons (swimming, biking, running), yoga, reading and pretty much anything outdoors. We also have two dogs named Roxy and Kona, and a cat named Suji who bring a lot of joy to our lives!
I am very excited and feel extremely honored to be able to be part of the amazing staff at the Cancer Clinic. I am here to help you and your family in any way I can during your treatments here to make your experience with us as comfortable as possible.
My name is Greg and I joined the Cancer Clinic team in June of 2017. As the Business Director for the clinic it is my responsibility to ensure our excellent doctors, nurses, and staff have the resources they need to take care of your needs. I am inspired each day by the strength of our patients and the compassion of our staff.
I am a Former Student of Texas A&M Class of ’98 and I received an MBA from the University of Texas. My wife (Dr. Fleener) and I have four children; Braden, Molly, Gavin and Allie.
Hi, my name is Jessie and I am a Registered Nurse. I am very honored to have joined the Cancer Clinic team in February 2017. I administer chemotherapy and other therapies used to fight cancer and hematologic disorders. I am here to help you manage your symptoms and make this stage of your life the best it can be for both you and your family.
My nursing career began in Illinois as a Licensed Practical Nurse. After being a stay at home mom for 11 years, I chose to return to school and become a Registered Nurse. My husband Andy and I moved to College Station in December of 2006. We have three kids, Mackenzie, Haley, and Eli. We enjoy our family time and our kids’ many sporting events.
Hi, my name is Trisha. I am an account specialist for the Cancer Clinic. I joined the clinic in February 2017. I feel very blessed to be a part of this awesome team of doctors and nurses. I have worked in medical billing since 1998. I am always happy to assist you with any billing needs.
I am a lifelong resident of Bryan where I live with my husband and son. We enjoy spending time with family and friends. We love the outdoors and watching baseball.
Hello! My name is Kayla. I became a part of the Cancer Clinic family in June of 2017. I help assist Leah and Jennifer at the front desk with scheduling appointments and answering phones. I am a lifelong resident of Bryan/College Station. I enjoy spending time with my family, especially my daughter, Leah, who is my pride and joy. I also enjoy having fun and cherishing every moment. I look forward to meeting you, and will try my best to make your experience wonderful!
Hey there, my name is Chelsea, and I joined the Cancer Clinic team in July of 2017. I have worked as a Licensed Vocational Nurse since 2013 and recently graduated with my degree and license as a Registered Nurse in 2016. I have the privilege of caring for our patients with cancer and hematologic disorders by administering chemotherapy and other supportive therapies. I am here to help you and your family through your journey by providing quality care and a smile with every treatment.
I was born and raised right here in Bryan, as were my parents and grandparents, so my love for our community runs deep. My husband, Hank, and I are planting our own roots here with our son, Tyson, who is 8. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, reading a good book, crocheting, and being outdoors. Fishing and hunting are our favorite family activities!
I feel blessed to be a part of the wonderful team here at the Cancer Clinic and look forward to meeting you and your loved ones and making your time with us positive and uplifting!