• Breast cancer Specialists in Texas

    June 23, 2018
    A report from the Center for Disease Control says that approximately 236,968 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in the U.S. in 2014. Out of this, 41,211 died with the illness. The survival rates have increased recently, owing to advancements in early diagnosis and its treatment. Cancer is a complex disease, and it requires an entirely elaborate and more
  • Who are the Prostate Cancer Specialists?

    June 15, 2018
    Prostate cancer can be extremely aggressive or relatively harmless. Some prostate cancers grow slowly and cause few clinical symptoms, while others are aggressive and spread rapidly to the lymph nodes, bones, and other organs. Screening tests can confirm the suspicion of the existence of prostate cancer. Positive results of prostate cancer from PSA blood tests or DRE are confirmed more
  • The FDA-Approved Treatment against Breast Cancer Recurrence

    May 24, 2018
    Breast cancer, in its metastases stage, is an incurable disease with a survival rate of approximately 5-10% within five years. The mortality rate is likely to be at 40,610. According to the National Cancer Institute, about 15% of breast cancer patients have tumors that are HER2-positive. HER2 positive tumors are aggressive and can spread to other parts of more
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 more

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