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  • How to Manage Cancer Related Fatigue

    December 14, 2018
    Fatigue is among the most typical side effects of cancer and its treatment. The patient can go through physical, emotional and cognitive changes during treatment. These changes contribute to the sense of exhaustion, lethargy, weakness, insomnia and other body weaknesses. Factors such as current medication, emotional distress, pain and more will determine how a patient will approach fatigue management. Supportive...read more
  • Creating Awareness for Breast Cancer Helps to Improve Breast Health

    November 25, 2018
    October was National Breast Cancer Awareness month, reminding us to get mammograms and yearly screenings for breast cancer. Breast cancer is most prevalent in women, although men can get it too. DNA mutations cause normal breast cells to form cancer. Certain DNA mutations are hereditary and can increase your breast cancer risk. Detecting breast cancer early offers a better chance...read more
  • Steps To Take To Lower the Risk of Colon Cancer

    November 16, 2018
    Colon cancer is the most curable cancer when caught early. Approximately 90% of people with early-stage colon cancer survive for five years after their diagnosis. The survival rate drops to 10% in patients whose colon cancer has already spread. Early diagnosis of colon cancer is critical. Most cases of this cancer begin silently as a polyp with very few...read more
  • Looking for a Second Opinion on Breast Cancer in Texas

    October 23, 2018
    After discussing with your doctor about your situation, you might want to find another doctor who will review your case and offer a second opinion. You need to find a breast cancer specialist working with a multidisciplinary team of medical oncologists, surgeons, pathologists, radiation oncologists, and radiologists. He will be your source of the second opinion from other experts....read more
  • Compassionate Cancer Care in Texas

    October 13, 2018
    Cancer is life-changing, and a diagnosis usually turns life upside down for a patient and their family. Every patient with cancer wants to know that there are multiple treatment options and new researches for cancer treatment, as well as knowing that someone else cares. Compassionate care is a whole healthcare system approach that includes patient empowerment, the culture of care,...read more
  • Why the Norwegian Directorate of Health Recommends Colorectal Cancer Screening Starting at 55

    September 24, 2018
    The American Cancer Society has updated the screening guidelines for colorectal cancer with recommendations that testing starts at the age of 45 – five years earlier than the current screening age guideline for screening at age 50. The recent screening age recommendation was updated due to the fact that more young people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer and the...read more
  • How Myoepithelial Cells Actively Stop Situ Breast Cancer from Becoming Invasive

    September 14, 2018
    Situ breast cancer is a form of breast cancer that is non-invasive. Also known as ductal carcinoma in situ, this is where the cancer cells lining the milk ducts have not metastasized to the surrounding breast tissue. In infiltrating breast cancer, the cancer cells have already progressed beyond the ducts through the lymphatic and blood systems to the other...read more
  • Helping Cancer Patients Become Cancer Survivors – Choice Cancer Care, a Texas Cancer Center

    August 24, 2018
    When you are diagnosed with cancer, it can be overwhelming. All of a sudden, you want to learn more about the disease, select the treatment plan, learn how to manage the possible side effects, and learn to balance the responsibilities and needs of daily life. To survive as a cancer patient, you need a strong support system, which is precisely...read more
  • Scientists Find New Cancer-Causing Components in the Colon

    August 15, 2018
    A new study published in the journal Nature Chemistry by Kevin J McDonnell from Norris cancer center in North Carolina found out that some elements that interfere with our chromosomes ability to restore itself predispose people to cancer. The researchers studied and identified the DNA processes 'DNA Charge Transport'' were: John Kirkwood and Arthur Reyes, a professor from California...read more
  • Early Stage Lung Cancer can Accurately be Detected through a Blood Test

    July 24, 2018
    The findings of a new study revealed that it could be possible to detect lung cancer in its early stages using a blood test. More often, lung cancer is diagnosed when at a late stage. Doctors have been working to find ways of diagnosing the disease earlier in patients who are at high risk such as smokers. In the study: ...read more

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