September 30, 2008

Monica Brown Jones, MD, Joins Cancer Centers of North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The physicians and staff of Cancer Centers of North Carolina are pleased to announce the arrival of Dr. Monica Brown Jones, gynecological oncologist and surgeon.

Dr. Jones is the 17th oncologist to join CCNC, making it the Triangle's largest group of cancer physicians in private practice.

Dr. Jones has practiced oncology and gynecologic oncology and surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, MN. For five years she served as an assistant professor for the departments of obstetrics, gynecology and general surgery at the Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Jones' arrival augments CCNC's wide-ranging service offerings, which encompasses treatments for all adult cancers including solid tumors, leukemia, lymphoma and head and neck cancers. Dr. Jones has a special interest in the treatment of ovarian cancer.

"With the addition of Dr. Jones to our staff, we continue to grow our capabilities, especially in the comprehensive care we provide to women in the Triangle," said Elizabeth Campbell, MD. "We are thrilled to have such an accomplished physician like Dr. Jones join our team."

Dr. Jones graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where she also completed her residency. She completed a Cancer Research Fellowship at the National Cancer Institute in ovarian cancer and the Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program at the Mayo Clinic. She is board- certified in general obstetrics and gynecology and gynecologic oncology.

Dr. Jones is the recipient of numerous awards and honors for teaching and research, as well as a frequent presenter at research meetings. She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society and the education committee of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists.

Dr. Jones will see patients at the practice's main location at 4101 Macon Pond Road in Raleigh.

About Cancer Centers of North Carolina

Cancer Centers of North Carolina has provided comprehensive cancer care and hematology in the greater Triangle area since 1979. Beginning as a single physician practice, originally named Raleigh Hematology Oncology, CCNC has grown to a physician staff of 14 medical oncologists, two radiation oncologists, one gynecologic oncologist and the area's only head and neck surgical oncologist. The practice, which now offers services in five locations throughout the area, provides advanced, state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic services, including administration of chemotherapy, biologic and targeted therapies, Computed Tomography (CT), Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), laboratory and pharmacy services, and an extensive clinical trials program connecting patients to leading cancer investigators around the country. Services are provided in the context of a pleasant, convenient, community-based outpatient setting, where the focus is on patients and their families. CCNC brings the best of medical science and cancer care support services together in one organization, offering chemotherapy and radiation therapy orientation classes, educational resources, nutrition counseling, lymphedema services, physical therapy consultation and fitness programs, yoga, social work services, support groups and financial counseling. Practice sites are located in Raleigh, North Raleigh, Cary, Clayton and Dunn. For information, call (919) 781-7070 or visit

Cancer Centers of North Carolina

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