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  • 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
  • Advanced Cancer Treatment in Texas

    January 14, 2018
    It can be seen in the recent years that there have been significant advancements in cancer treatments, especially in the state of Texas, USA. Cancer is one of the most complex diseases found still today. The treatments for cancer can vary from chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery along with the required support and care. Your Texas doctor and oncologist understand...read more
  • Research Indicates No Special Cancer Risk Seen with Sarcoidosis

    December 23, 2017
    There have been speculations linking Sarcoidosis to the risk cancer. However, research carried out to investigate this speculation indicates no special cancer risk seen with sarcoidosis. A research carried out in 2017 by the University of Miami to investigate the relationship between Sarcoidosis and breast cancer indicated increased risk of Sarcoidosis onset in breast cancer patients. Sarcoidosis has been linked...read more
  • How to Choose a cancer clinic in Texas

    How to Choose a cancer clinic in Texas A cancer diagnosis does not have to spell out bad news. With proper diagnosis and treatment, there are numerous cases of cancer survivors. The good news is that, unlike many years ago, there are now many centers and doctors for cancer in Texas and across the US. However, while this is a...read more

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