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  • Cancer Treatment Side-Effects: When to Call the Doctor

    January 29, 2015
    Treatment for cancer has an end goal - to eradicate cancer cells and offer patients a new lease on life. There is much good that comes from cancer treatment of all kinds - chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, and more. But, unfortunately, with treatment can come side effects that are part and parcel of the drugs and techniques that are used...read more
  • Getting Help During Cancer Treatment

    January 13, 2015
    Treatment for cancer – no matter how short or relatively comfortable – can be terrifying. There is so much up in the air and so many considerations including choosing the appropriate treatment that fits with the diagnosis and interferes as little as possible with our daily activities. It’s difficult enough to wrap our own heads around what is completely...read more
  • Eating for Cancer

    December 26, 2014
    A healthy diet is, without question, one of the contributing factors to our overall health. Conversely, a poor diet can contribute to a variety of conditions that can erode our physical state and even put us in the position of being at risk for developing some cancers. This is serious business and should be kept in front of mind...read more
  • The Best Cancer Doctor for YOU

    December 15, 2014
    Those looking for appropriate cancer care can easily find they are inundated with choices. There are many amazing doctors who have devoted their professional lives to treating cancer. But that doesn’t mean that every doctor is a good fit for every cancer patient. This is a professional - and medical - relationship to be sure. But it is also...read more
  • Preparing for Cancer Surgery

    November 26, 2014
    A cancer diagnosis throws the new patient into a tailspin where the air is heavy with uncertainty and fear. With so much coming at you at once, it can be difficult to organize your thoughts, let alone get a firm grasp on the logistics of what is yet to come. Once a diagnosis is made and it is determined...read more
  • Are Prostate Seed Implants the Right Treatment for You?

    November 14, 2014
    While there’s nothing positive about a diagnosis of prostate cancer, some patients will discover battling this disease isn’t as frightening as they think. When prostate seed implants are an indicated treatment option, facing down cancer can be a whole lot easier than many realize. This alternative form of therapy has been used by doctors for years with very positive results. Prostate...read more
  • Tips for Eating Right During Chemo

    November 3, 2014
    Keeping your appetite up during chemotherapy might be easier said than done. Even so, it’s very important to try and maintain energy and health while undergoing potentially life-saving treatments. There are some tips that can help make the process of eating right even during the most grueling chemo sessions easier. Here are just a few: • Keep flavor in mind –...read more
  • Undergoing Radiation Therapy with Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)

    October 15, 2014
    Cancer diagnosis and continued testing during treatment relies heavily on advanced imaging equipment that can show us most accurately what is happening in the body. When that imaging is combined with the treatment itself that is when the most pinpoint accurate treatment can be delivered to the cancer site. To that end, as a cancer patient, you may have...read more
  • Why Communication Matters In Cancer Treatment?

    September 12, 2014
    The last thing anyone wants to hear is a positive diagnosis of cancer. It’s natural for the ears to close off, the mind to refuse to process the information, and a bit of denial to come into play. Once the initial shock wears off, however, you need a team of professionals by your side who will not only offer...read more
  • Cancer Treatment; What’s the Plan?

    September 3, 2014
    Going into a battle against cancer can be the fight of your life. Armed with a supportive team of people around you, doctors who are experts in their field, and the most positive outlook you can manage, you begin the journey that will hopefully bring you back to a cancer-free life of good health. Just as with anything else, a...read more

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