Highlands Cancer Center


Real People, Real Stories

Zip Wells of Inez, KY
Small Cell Lung Cancer

Zip is a retired construction worker who was diagnosed with...Read Story

Mary Preston of Inez, KY
Lung Cancer

Highlands Cancer Center has helped with the support...Read Story

Henry McKenzie of Prestonsburg, KY
Colon Cancer

Henry was losing weight without any explanation for about a year...Read Story

Roger Owens of Oil Springs, KY
Tongue Cancer

"My name is Roger Owens and I am Cancer Free!!!...Read Story

Marietta Music of Paintsville, KY
Breast Cancer

"My story is about knowing your own body… Read Story

Marcus Russell of Salyersville, KY

“In February of 2010 I was diagnosed with...Read Story


Physicist: Sree Valsan, M.S.
Sree received his B.S. in physics from the University of Calicut in Kerala, India. He has a Masters degree in Radiation Science & Protection from the University of Massachusetts and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Radiology. Over the course of 14 years he has held various positions in Therapy & Diagnostic Physics, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Protection, regulatory control & teaching. His diverse knowledge and experience enable him to effectively manage the technical aspects of the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Sree also serves as our Radiation Safety Officer & oversees the safe use of radioactive materials in compliance with applicable state & federal regulations.