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  • Basic Signs and Symptoms of Cancer

    November 3, 2014
    There are many different types of cancer that can all present with their own unique set of symptoms. Even so, there are some common signs that cut across a multitude of cancer types that can help tip off patients and their doctors to the presence of this disease. Here are just a few of the more common signs of cancer: • Unexplained...read more
  • Comfort Counts in Cancer Treatment Facilities

    October 15, 2014
    If you’ve recently been diagnosed with cancer you know that you are dealing with more than a physical crisis; you’re dealing with emotions that change on a daily basis and can be very difficult to manage. When it comes to cancer, dealing with your head is just as important as dealing with your body. You need to make sure...read more
  • Can Prostate Seed Therapy Help in My Case?

    September 30, 2014
    Men who have received a positive diagnosis of prostate cancer tend to deal with a lot of negative emotions and thoughts shortly thereafter. This is perfectly normal and considering the worst-case implications of this form of cancer, it’s also natural to be quite concerned. It’s important, however, to understand that prostate cancer is quite often highly treatable. Thanks to...read more
  • Why Should Chemotherapy Treatments Be Individualized?

    September 12, 2014
    Cancer patients who are facing this disease will discover that chemotherapy is a common course of treatment for nearly every form of the disease. Even so, it is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. Skilled oncologists will carefully formulate the best possible treatment plan for patients on a highly individualized basis. That individualization includes the type of chemo drugs used, the...read more
  • Embracing Technology for Cancer Care

    September 3, 2014
    Cancer treatment comes with its very own set of language - including terminology associated with the extensive technology used to detect, diagnose, and treat cancer. It’s difficult enough to receive a diagnosis for cancer, it’s even more challenging to have that diagnosis include a variety of technology and terminology that seems almost impossible to understand. This particular challenge is something...read more
  • Cancer and Radiation Treatment

    The two most well-known treatments for cancer are chemotherapy and radiation. The first delivers drugs into the body that directly kill cancer cells. The other delivers beams of radiation to the tumor itself to stop growth and ultimately eradicate the tumor itself. If you’re facing the prospect of radiation, you may know by now that there are several different...read more
  • Mabanta Chosen to Lead North Texas Cancer Center At Wise County

    August 5, 2014
    Experienced radiation oncologist joins local Decatur community DECATUR, TX – July 23, 2013 – Sheilane Rodrigo Mabanta, M.D., has been named medical director of THE North Texas Cancer Center at Wise County, leading efforts to provide the community with highly personalized cancer care in a setting that is close to home. Dr. Mabanta is an experience radiation oncologist who treats...read more
  • Our New Look

    July 11, 2014
    Cancer Center at Wise Regional gets new look! In 2006 architection designed the free standing North Texas Cancer Center. architection has gone back to design a 1,125 s.f. addition and 5,000 s.f. renovation which is now nearing completion. A second vault has been added and fit out for a Varian Accelerator. Finishes throughout are being upgraded and the Chemotherapy Suite...read more

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