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  • How to Better Manage Physical Cancer Side Effects

    July 13, 2019
    Cancer leaves patients with different physical side effects and are sometimes unavoidable. They could be caused by the disease itself or the treatment therapies used. Managing these side effects is essential because they can lead to treatment interruptions and delays. It will also mean that patients have an improved quality of life as they fight this disease. Combating side more
  • 4 Ways to Take Control of Breast Cancer Risk

    June 24, 2019
    Breast cancer is among the common diseases that affect women’s health. Studies reveal that breast cancer affects about one in eight women in the U.S. The good news is women have an opportunity to prevent this disease. Lifestyle changes are the most effective way for women to reduce the breast cancer risk. Feed on a healthy diet Women ought to more
  • Colorectal Cancer: 5 Facts You Need to Know

    June 13, 2019
    Colorectal cancer comes second among the leading causes of cancer-related deaths in the United States. But thanks to more awareness on screening, colorectal cancer death rate has been declining for several decades. Here are five things you need to know about this cancer type: It has many risk factors, which include: A family history of the disease A history of polyps in more
  • What Are the Early Warning Signs of Colon Cancer?

    May 28, 2019
    Colon cancer starts in the last portion of the digestive tract, known as the colon. It usually occurs in older adults but can occur at any age. Colon cancer, sometimes referred to as colorectal cancer, is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the United States, excluding skin cancers. Colon cancer begins with small more
  • Advanced Radiation Oncology Treatment in North Texas

    May 22, 2019
    Cancer treatment comes in many forms and among the most commonly used method is radiation. Radiation oncology, or radiotherapy, is the controlled use of radiation, usually in combination with other treatments, as a treatment for cancer. This treatment method has been used to treat many types of cancers with good results. A radiation oncologist takes the patient through more
  • Will You Need Chemotherapy for Your Breast Cancer?

    April 27, 2019
    Breast cancer continues to affect many women but treatment has also improved, providing better outcomes. Chemotherapy destroys any remaining cancer cells and usually comes in after surgery, known as adjuvant chemotherapy, to reduce the risk of recurrence. Treatment seems like the most logical approach to any kind of cancer but is it always required? Can some cases do without it and still be okay? A recent more
  • Your Cancer Treatment is Unique to You and Here is Why

    April 16, 2019
    Cancer has had few treatment options in the past but things are changing with new advancements in research and technology. This means that patients get more customized treatment plans that may be different for each patient. Patients are likely to receive opinions and suggestions from people close to them about the right approach to take but many times these suggestions are based on another more
  • Never Smoked but Diagnosed with Lung Cancer

    March 24, 2019
    The number of smokers has reduced in the United States but people who have never smoked are increasingly developing lung cancer. This may be puzzling because smoking tobacco has been identified as the top factor predisposing people to lung cancer. Statistics show that one out of five people diagnosed with lung cancer have never smoked. Lung cancer can be caused by environmental factors including more
  • We treat lung cancer differently than other health care facilities in North Texas

    March 13, 2019
    Lung cancer continues to affect large numbers of people. It is associated with several risk factors including tobacco smoking and inhalation of second-hand smoke, radon exposure, consistent exposure to air pollution, age, family history of lung cancer, personal history of lung cancer, and exposure to asbestos and potentially carcinogenic chemicals. It is of different types including small cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer. more
  • How to Cope with Metastatic Cancer in Texas

    February 24, 2019
    Metastatic cancer is caused by cells that have breached their containment in the affected organ and spread to other body parts through the blood vessels or the lymph nodes. Metastatic cancer can spread to organs such as the liver, lung, brain or bones. High grade cancer is the most aggressive of all cancers because of its rapid spreading. Here are some of the facts about more

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