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  • Do Breast Cancer Therapies Increase the Risk of Heart-Related Deaths?

    May 24, 2018
    Breast cancer survival rates have improved over time, but the adverse outcomes of treatment to the heart remain a concern. A U.S.-based registry study shows that although treatments for breast cancer can cause damage to the heart, the patients who undergo chemotherapy or radiotherapy are not likely to die of heart disease. Regular screenings and proper risk management for...read more
  • Colorectal Cancer: The Facts

    May 9, 2018
    Colorectal cancer develops in the colon and rectum. It is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in women and men in the United States.  The causes of colorectal cancer are not known, and it is not contagious. According to research, the risk factors for colorectal cancer include smoking, diet, history of cancer, excessive consumption of alcohol, among others. Colorectal cancers...read more
  • Is the Outlook For Patients With Aggressive Breast Cancer Changing due to Immunotherapy?

    April 24, 2018
    Breast cancer is a type of cancer for which new immune-based cancer treatments are still under development. It is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women worldwide and the most leading cause of cancer-related death among women. Breast cancer, in the metastasis stage, is an incurable disease with a survival rate of approximately 5 to 10 percent within five...read more
  • Can Intake of Very Hot Drinks Trigger Cancer?

    April 14, 2018
    Experts have warned against exposure to UV radiation from the sun, smoking, alcohol consumption and air pollution because they are possible cancer risk factors. There are other cancer-causing agents such as fried foods, red and processed meat, DDT and the human papillomavirus which is linked to cancer of the cervix. Now the World Health Organization has reviewed and investigated...read more
  • Texas Cancer Specialists Provide Comprehensive and Passionate Cancer Treatments

    March 28, 2018
    Cancer patients in Texas deserve access to exceptional cancer care, the confidence to fight cancer, and the resources to continue fighting. It is for this reason that cancer care centers provide comprehensive and compassionate cancer treatment using innovative treatment methods and cutting-edge technologies. How do oncologists in these centers provide quality cancer care to patients? Ongoing research – Researchers and...read more
  • The Possible Options for Cancer Treatment

    March 20, 2018
    Oncologists use different methods to treat cancer. However, the method used largely depends on the cancer type and its stage. After diagnosis, your oncology team will determine the right treatment option for you, which may include one or a combination of the following cancer treatments: Chemotherapy – The method treats cancer by use of medications. You can take medications...read more
  • The Relationship between a Common Virus and Breast Cancer

    February 24, 2018
    The Epstein Barr Virus is one of the most common diseases, with an estimated ninety percent of all of the human population having been infected by it. The virus is a part of the herpes family of viruses, and is transferred with ease by either the sharing of saliva, or by secretions from the genitalia of the individuals. Though...read more
  • Up to 40% of US Cancer Deaths Attributable To Cigarette Smoking

    February 17, 2018
    JAMA Internal Medicine published data that showed cigarette smoking as a major cause of cancer deaths across the United States. The report reveals that the southern states have experienced the highest rate (40 percent) of these deaths. Lortet-Tieulent from the American Cancer Society and other researchers reported that: The prevalence of smoking in the U.S. has reduced by over 50...read more
  • Recommended Treatment for Advanced Breast Cancer

    January 28, 2018
    Advanced breast cancer refers to the stage of breast cancer at which cancer cells have spread from the breast to other organs such as the skin, lymph nodes, liver, brain, lungs, and bones. Advanced breast cancer, being a chronic disease requires treatment and care for the rest of one’s life, with the aim of treatment being to control the spread...read more
  • How to Find the Best Oncology Clinics in Texas

    January 26, 2018
    A diagnosis of cancer is often one of the hardest things to hear. It may cause a lot of distress, depression, and uncertainties, however, with the services of a good oncology clinic, one may have a chance to lead a better life, or even better, a cancer-free life. In Texas, there are a number of top-notch oncology clinics, finding the...read more
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