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Archives: August 2020

  • Cancer Patients Make Life Affirming Changes at North Texas Cancer Center

    August 26, 2020
    Decatur, TX – Aug 26, 2020 – North Texas Cancer Center is not just all about cancer diagnosis and treatment. The center is patient-focused, working to ensure that even after diagnosis, patients will be able to manage and cope with cancer in the best way possible. At North Texas Cancer Center, patients learn about the emotional, physical, and mental...read more
  • Colon Cancer Can Be Prevented

    Colorectal cancer is ranked the third most common cancer in the U.S., with more than 140,000 people diagnosed yearly. But the good news is that we can help prevent colon cancer on our own by 75%. 7 Ways to Prevent Colorectal Cancer  Screenings Regular screening tests help detect any abnormal growths called polyps, which are removed when found, helping to prevent colon...read more
  • Why You Should Choose Radiation Seeds for Prostate Cancer

    Radiation is a therapy that destroys cancer cells. During the process, the radiation seeds are inserted right into the prostate tumor, where each seed delivers radiation to a targeted area of tissue. Shortcomings of Freehand Technique It involves placing the seeds while performing an open surgery. Some of the target tissues can be obliterated or left untouched. It was ranked third...read more
  • Non-Smokers are Likely to Respond Differently to Lung Cancer Treatment

      The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) reports that lung cancer in non-smokers and smokers varies, and it responds differently to various forms of treatment. The research conducted in Taiwan shows that tumors among non-smokers had genetic changes that varied depending on the patient’s age or sex. Many lung cancer patients (non-smokers) had signs of DNA damage due to environmental carcinogens. The...read more

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