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  • 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
  • Cancer: Words Matter

    Ask anyone who has recently been diagnosed with cancer to define the scariest part about this event - other than the absolute terror of wondering if they will survive - and they will likely tell you that it was the feeling of being dropped into another dimension where you don’t speak the language. Cancer is complicated on every level...read more
  • Screening Mammography Reduces Breast Cancer – Related Deaths

    July 11, 2014
    Screening Mammography Reduces Breast Cancer–Related Deaths - U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which reported that mammographic screening significantly reduced the relative risk for breast cancer–related mortality for women 39–69 years old…READ FULL ARTICLEread more

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