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  • Symptoms of Colon Cancer

    May 8, 2018
    A malignant tumor that develops in the large intestine causes colon cancer. The tumor starts as a small growth on the inner lining of the rectum or colon. Most tumors do not develop cancer, but it's important to get screenings to avoid possible cancer diagnosis. Most of the cases of colorectal cancer do not have symptoms or warning signs until...read more
  • Advanced Radiation Oncology Center in Lewisville

    April 24, 2018
    Radiation therapy helps to shrink tumors and kill cancer cells using high energy radiation. Radiation can be delivered outside the body by a machine, or it may be induced near cancer cells using radioactive material. Systematic radiation therapy uses substances such as radioactive iodine which travels in the blood to kill the cancer cells. Radiation therapy is meant to damage...read more
  • Artificial Intelligence Promises Nearly 100% Accuracy in Cancer Screening

    April 14, 2018
    For years, cancer diagnosis has been carried out using microscopes to review biopsy samples on glass slides. Pathologists have used this method to robotically identify diseased cells in the body, a process that has not been fool-proof. Improved medical imaging based screening techniques have emerged to detect cancer more accurately. Artificial intelligence (AI) techniques have been created to screen...read more
  • Texas Clinical Oncology: Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

    March 28, 2018
    Chemotherapy refers to use of medications to kill cancer cells. The drugs can be taken orally or injected into the vein (intravenously). The drugs will then travel through the bloodstream towards the cancer cells throughout most of the body. When treating breast cancer, oncologists in Texas don’t always use chemotherapy, but they may use it under certain situations. Not all...read more
  • Cancer Diagnosis: What You Need to Know

    March 20, 2018
    When diagnosed with cancer, you may find it overwhelming, shocking and life transforming. Whether it’s your diagnosis or a loved one’s, you will be left with questions. Getting answers will help you know where you stand, and how to start working with the doctor from that point on. Characteristics of a cancer diagnosis Various types of cancers exist, and they manifest...read more
  • The Frequency of Your Mammograms Depend On the Density of Your Breast Tissue

    February 24, 2018
    When a woman crosses the age of 50, she begins to wonder how many mammograms she might need in the next couple of years. Thanks to some new research put out by the Annals of Internal Medicine, there is now a method of corresponding the number of scans needed to that of their risk for the disease. The number...read more
  • New Key Found To Decipher Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

    February 17, 2018
    New studies conducted have suggested evidence that scanning a breast cancer patient for prolactin receptors can help physicians to improve the prognosis of their patients. It is also possible to use this information to prevent a needless treatment which may be invasive. The study was conducted at the Institute for Research at the McGill University Health Center. 580 patients...read more
  • Options for Colon Cancer Treatment in Lewisville

    January 28, 2018
    Colorectal cancer is cancer affecting the colon and rectum. It is the second commonest cause of cancer-causing deaths in the United States. Colorectal cancer affects people of all races and ethnicities, male and female, but most commonly affects people over the age of 50. Treatment for colon cancer involves a multidisciplinary team consisting of a surgical oncologist, a medical oncologist, a...read more
  • Number of US. Cancer Survivors to Jump in the Next Decade

    January 26, 2018
    Thanks to recent advancements in diagnosis and treatment of cancer, more Americans are being successfully treated for cancer than before, leading to the fast growth in the number of cancer survivors. However as this trend progresses, so do the psychological and medical problems associated with cancer and its treatment, according to a new study by the American Cancer Society. A cancer...read more
  • Breast Cancer Treatment at a Lewisville Center

    January 16, 2018
    After your successful breast cancer treatment at your cancer center in Lewisville, Texas you might experience drastic change and side effects of the treatment. Radiation and Chemotherapy not only eradicate the breast cancer cells but also attacks your healthy cells. Various therapies and medications that will help provide ease and lessen the side effects of the treatment. You might notice...read more
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