Archives: May 2020

  • Dr. Swapna Goday Explains The Various Types Of Hereditary Cancer Syndrome

    May 14, 2020
    Types of Hereditary Cancer Syndromes Lewisville, TX – May 2, 2020 – Cancer is very common, and many families have members who have had the disease at some point. Certain types of cancer can be found in families because the family members share certain exposures or behaviors that increase their cancer risk. Other factors, such as obesity may run in...read more
  • Cold Caps Can Help Prevent Chemo-Related Hair Loss

    Chemotherapy treatment kills both cancer cells and healthy cells, such as hair follicles, causing hair to fall out. The damage to hair follicles may start during or after infusion, and some patients will begin losing their hair after a few weeks. Losing hair during cancer treatment is a devastating experience for many, especially women. It can cause depression and low...read more
  • The Difference between Cancer Screening and Diagnostics

    During this COVID-19 outbreak, both patients and doctors are faced with challenging decisions regarding cancer screening and diagnosis. They have to decide whether to reschedule the procedures for the patients and how this will impact their well-being. The pandemic continues to strain health care and hospital resources to treat those infected. Doctors may be compelled to reschedule screening or diagnostic...read more
  • Lung Cancer Patient Management during the COVID-19 Era

    Patients who recently underwent surgery for cancer are not at high risk for coronavirus if they stay at home and follow safety guidelines. However, those who received chemotherapy for lung cancer are susceptible to the virus. If they need chemotherapy after surgery, their treatment should be planned carefully. Doctors are now implementing telehealth to help minimize exposure to COVID-19. The...read more

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