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Archives: April 2020

  • Dr. Amelia Tower Explains The Side Effects Of Cancer Treatment And How To Manage Them

    April 15, 2020
    How to Cope with, and Manage the Side Effects of Cancer Treatment Decatur, TX – April 15, 2020 –Most cancer patients undergo surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy as standard treatments. However, these treatments often come with side effects that take over their daily lives, making them uncomfortable, and in some cases, miserable. They tend to affect the wellbeing of patients...read more
  • Don’t Ignore Annual PSA Screening

    A prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is the most commonly used tool for screening for prostate cancer. The simple blood test helps to measure the level of PSA in the blood. PSA assists in prostate cancer diagnosis, recurrence, and tracking of treatments like chemotherapy, hormone therapy, radiation, and surgery. When a patient is treated, their PSA level will significantly drop. If...read more
  • When to Get a Second Opinion on Breast Cancer Treatment in Texas

    A patient can get a second opinion any time during their cancer care process. The most appropriate time, though, is to seek one before you commence your treatment. A second opinion can alter your earlier diagnostic details and suggest different treatment options, or even change the entire course of your treatment. You can take a few weeks to get another...read more
  • Surgery is the Best Option for Early-Stage Colon Cancer

    The large intestine (colorectum) is a crucial component of the digestive system. Cancer found in any part of the colon can spread to the lungs, liver, bones, and other organs in the body. Individuals with personal or family history of colon cancer may start experiencing symptoms at age 25-35. Therefore, it is recommended to go for genetic testing after consulting...read more

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