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Alysia K. Kemp

Alysia K. Kemp, M.D.

Dr. Alysia Kemp, a native of Battle Creek, Michigan received her bachelor's degree from Kalamazoo College prior to graduating from Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta GA. After obtaining her medical degree, Dr. Kemp completed her residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX. Her interest in oncology led her to pursue fellowship training in Musculoskeletal Oncology at The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center.

  • Multidisciplinary approach
    to Sarcoma Treatment

    Sarcomas are rare cancers that occur anywhere in the body, such as bone (osteosarcoma) or soft tissues. Soft tissue sarcomas are a group of cancerous growths that occur in the skin, muscle, fat, and joint tissues. A sarcoma can go unnoticed when it is small but begins to interfere with normal activities of the body as it grows. Learn More

  • What is
    Multiple Myeloma?

    Multiple myeloma is a rare form of cancer that affects the plasma cells in your bone marrow which play a key role in maintaining a strong immune system. These cancerous plasma cells reproduce rapidly to suppress the growth of healthy bone marrow cells resulting in weakened immunity. Learn More

  • What is
    Metastatic carcinoma?

    A metastatic tumor is a lump in your bone that is produced by cancer elsewhere in your body. It is the more common type of tumor in the spine. Though metastatic tumor can occur anywhere along your spine, most happen in your thoracic (mid-to-upper back) region.  Learn More

  • fractures in
    cancer patients

    After the fracture occurs, microorganisms can enter your body through a wound or cut and travel deep down to the bone. Although rare, such infections may also occur at the surgical site while repairing the fractures (fewer than 1%) or even after the fractures are healed (less common). Learn More

Blog & Podcasts
In the Media Sarcoma:

Don't Ignore the Lumps In this webinar, Alysia Kemp, M.D., sarcoma expert along with Celeste Compeau, nurse navigator, discussed sarcoma. There are more than 70 types of sarcoma cancers, which are formed in the bone and soft tissue. View More Videos

Publications & Presentations View More Articles
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor Society
  • The J. Robert Gladden orthopedic Society
  • Houston Medical Forum
  • National Medical Association
  • Student National Medical Association