• What to Look for in a Texas Cancer and Oncology Clinic

    July 23, 2017
    Whether there’s a need to seek out a Texas cancer and oncology clinic to create and oversee a treatment plan or simply render a second opinion, patients deserve to work with a practice that inspires confidence in them. Finding the best fit, however, can be tricky under the circumstances. Fortunately, there are simple – but very important – more
  • Best Breast Cancer Treatment Options: Texas Women Have Choices

    July 13, 2017
    Breast cancer is a very real concern that an estimated 252,000 American women will have to face head on in the coming year. While routine screening and advanced treatment options have made this disease very survivable for many, an estimated 40,000 women across the country lose their lives to breast cancer every year. Women who are seeking the more
  • Colon Cancer Treatment in Texas: What Options Are Available?

    June 23, 2017
    The American Cancer Society estimates about 95,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with colon cancer in the coming year. About 27,000 men and 23,000 women will die from this causation, many from Texas. Depending on the stage at diagnosis and the nature of the tumors, however, colon cancer can often be treated with a high more
  • Precise Treatments Produce Better Quality of Life for Brain Cancer Patients: Study

    June 15, 2017
    Cancer patients with tumors that have spread to the brain tend to fare better when precise surgical interventions are made to address this secondary site. That’s the finding of a recent study that looked at the effects of both whole brain radiotherapy and stereotactic radiosurgery. Researchers ultimately found that patients who underwent the precisely targeted surgical procedure enjoyed more
  • How to Find Sophisticated, Compassionate Cancer Treatment in Dallas

    May 24, 2017
    When a healthcare provider diagnoses cancer, one of the first things patients generally want to do is seek out a specialist who can help them wage an aggressive and successful battle. Finding that coupled with sophisticated and compassion care, however, will likely also become a priority. The fight against cancer, even in its earliest stages, can be terribly challenging more
  • Common Bacterium May to Blame for Some Stomach Cancers

    May 14, 2017
    A common bacterium found in an estimated two-thirds of the world’s population may be at the root of some cases of stomach cancer. Long linked to peptic ulcers, Helicobacter pylori may be much more nefarious than many realize. Helicobacter pylori, or H. pylori for short, is a bacterium that is found in the mucus layer of the stomach. This more
  • 3 Things to Consider When Seeking Cancer Care in Texas

    April 23, 2017
    It is estimated that nearly 1.7 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer in the coming year. While nearly 600,000 people will die from cancer-related causes in the same period, it is important for the newly diagnosed to keep some very encouraging figures in mind as they seek out cancer care in Texas. The National Cancer Institute estimated more
  • Immunotherapy Showing Great Promise in Lung Cancer Treatment

    April 14, 2017
    Recent advances in immunotherapy drugs are helping some lung cancer patients lead longer, more normal lives without subjecting them to the rigors of chemotherapy. These drugs are designed to help patients effectively fight the disease without the overly harsh side effects associated with other interventions, such as chemo. Even so, researchers are finding that immunotherapy isn’t a panacea more
  • How to Find an Excellent Cancer Treatment Clinic in Texas

    March 23, 2017
    Texas has a reputation for going big in relation to most things. When it comes to the sheer number of medical professionals available, the story is no different. This is especially so in its larger metro areas where patients in search of doctors are likely to find a long list of potential candidates to choose from. While this more
  • Guidelines Change For Postmastectomy Radiation

    March 14, 2017
    Some women who are diagnosed with particular types of breast cancer may soon find their healthcare providers advocating more strongly for the use of postmastectomy radiation while others may discover the opposite to be true. On the heels of a large study, the American Society of Clinical Oncology has updated its guidelines in regard to radiation use for more

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