Archives: March 2020

  • Dr. Swapna Goday explains the various alternatives (adjuncts) to mammography

    March 14, 2020
    Lewisville, TX – Mar 14, 2020 –Mammograms help to screen and diagnose breast cancer. They use x-ray imaging to look for any abnormalities in the breast cells. Mammograms can detect early-stage breast cancers that haven't presented symptoms. There are two types of mammography – conventional and digital mammography. Digital mammograms are more advanced compared to traditional mammography, and they...read more
  • Weight Loss Surgery Can Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk

    Obesity is known to increase the risk of colorectal and other types of cancer. It is also a great risk for chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. Losing weight is the only way to reduce the risks. A research review suggests that obese people can lower their risk of developing colorectal cancer by undergoing weight-loss surgery. Obesity can cause...read more
  • Radioactive Seed Implants Can Treat Prostate Cancer Effectively in Texas

    Brachytherapy is a treatment for prostate cancer that involves the implantation of tiny radioactive seeds at the tumor location. Low dose rate brachytherapy has offered excellent outcomes in patients with prostate cancer. Low dose rate brachytherapy is when a doctor implants radioactive seeds inside the prostate gland. The procedure is guided by an ultrasound. The number of seeds and the...read more
  • Targeted Therapy May Help Treat Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

    Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is a subtype of breast cancer with no hormone receptors for progesterone and estrogen in its cells. The cells do not overexpress the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 genes.  That explains why it has some of the highest recurrence rates and low survival rates. The standard treatment for triple-negative breast cancer includes radiation, surgery,...read more

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