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  • 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 cancer...read 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 exposure...read 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. Its...read 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 metastatic...read more
  • Understanding the Benefits of Oral Chemotherapy

    February 13, 2019
    Having cancer patients adhere to oral chemotherapy is essential for positive treatment outcomes. Oral chemotherapy is a less invasive and convenient treatment option that requires patients to be educated, monitored and supported. This option solely depends on the collaboration between health care providers, pharmacists and physicians who are involved in the patient’s care. Here are the benefits of oral chemotherapy: It offers flexibility and convenience of time and...read more
  • Skin Cancer May Predict Future Cancers

    January 23, 2019
    A recent study shows that individuals with many cases of a skin cancer type, face a high risk of developing other cancers. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, and there are many types, with the most common being the basal cell carcinoma. Millions of diagnoses are carried out every year in the United States. Ultra violet light constantly bombards our...read more
  • State-of-the-art Diagnosis and Immuno-Oncology Treatment in Texas

    January 16, 2019
    Also known as immunotherapy, immuno-oncology is an advanced cancer treatment method that boosts the body’s immune system so it can fight cancer. Usually, our immune system is unbelievably effective at fighting all kinds of diseases except cancer. Immunotherapy cancer treatment’s new frontier fights the disease at the cellular level. How Does Immunotherapy Work? Foreign pathogens such as viruses and bacteria enter the body, causing a disease. To fight...read more
  • Understanding Radiology and Radiation Therapy

    December 24, 2018
    Both radiation therapy and radiology are essential components of most cancer treatments and diagnoses. The similarity in names can get a patient confused by what each one means or does for them. Cancer care requires a multidisciplinary system with various procedures to address the unique needs of each patient. Radiation therapy and radiology use distinct technologies and techniques to serve different purposes in cancer care...read more
  • How to reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer

    December 14, 2018
    Colorectal cancer begins when precancerous polyps grow in the rectum or colon. The polyps can remain in the colon for a long time before developing into cancer. Colorectal cancer does not present symptoms in the early stages. Its cause is not known, although some people develop the disease because of family history. Below are ways that can help prevent colorectal...read more
  • How to Find a Cancer Care Specialist in North Texas

    November 25, 2018
    It is essential to find the best doctor and treatment facility if you’ve been diagnosed with cancer. This is an important step that will help you receive the best treatment there is. Choosing a doctor for your cancer care requires a lot of consideration and deliberation. You have to be comfortable with the specialist you select because that is...read more

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