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  • Radiation Therapy for Non- Small Lung Cancer

    July 13, 2020
    A general scope about the treatment of non-small lung cancer. Decatur, Texas, July 13, 2020 – Radiation therapy, also called radiotherapy, involves the use of high-energy rays to kill cancer cells by damaging their DNA and inhibiting their growth and multiplication ability.  Non-small lung cancer is a malignant disease whose cells form in the lung tissues. Healthy cells are affected...read more
  • Understanding Lung Biopsy Procedures

    June 15, 2020
    Choice Cancer Care explains the various lung biopsy procedures. Decatur, TX – June 15, 2020 –Lung biopsy procedures include removing tissue samples of the lung for examination to determine if lung cancer is present. The tissue samples can be removed during surgery or using a special biopsy needle. Lung biopsies can be performed in an open or closed method. Open...read more
  • Dr. Amelia Tower Explains How Lung Cancer Recurs

    May 14, 2020
    Understanding Lung Cancer Recurrence Decatur, TX – May 14, 2020 – In some patients, lung cancer can come back after treatment. The disease is likely to recur within five years after diagnosis. Recurrent lung cancer is common and can be defined according to the location of the recurrence. There are three forms of lung cancer recurrence, which are treated based...read more
  • 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
  • Dr. Amelia Tower highlights the various benefits of ultrasound imaging in cancer

    March 14, 2020
    Decatur, TX – Mar 14, 2020 – A breast ultrasound uses sound waves to image the breast. It is a non-invasive imaging test used as a follow-up after finding an abnormality in the breast through mammography, clinical breast exam, or breast MRI. A doctor may discover a lump in the breast and will conduct an ultrasound to determine if...read more
  • Dr. Juan Godinez highlights the various complications experienced by lung cancer patients

    February 14, 2020
    Decatur, TX – February 13, 2020 –When detected early, lung cancer can be treated. A patient should understand the symptoms in order to get diagnosed early. Lung cancer may cause complications to the lungs and other body parts, and the complications may occur over time as the disease develops and advances. “Lung cancer is often diagnosed late and may not...read more
  • Understanding Hormonal Therapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer

    January 17, 2020
    Dr. Tower highlights the various hormonal therapies used in treating metastatic breast cancer. Decatur, TX – January 17, 2020 – Treatment for metastatic breast cancer is administered to ensure a patient can survive longer with the disease, experiences fewer side effects, and enjoys a quality life. Currently, there is no possible cure for metastatic breast cancer. Treatments given depend on...read more

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