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Archives: March 2020

  • Dr. Amelia Tower explains the numerous benefits of virtual colonoscopy

    March 14, 2020
    Southlake, TX – Mar 14, 2020–A virtual colonoscopy helps to locate growths and polyps that grow inside the colon lining. Such polyps may turn cancerous as they grow. The procedure can also identify abnormalities such as bleeding, and diverticulosis in the colon and rectum. It involves the use of a CT scan to take images of the large intestine....read more
  • Cholesterol Drugs May Extend Survival for Prostate Cancer Patients

    Cholesterol-lowering statins may help high-risk men curb prostate cancer. This is according to new research. High-risk patients are men with high levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in their blood and a Gleason score above 8. Gleason scores are use to gauge the prognosis of prostate cancer. Those with high Gleason scores are likely to develop cancers that are difficult...read more
  • How to Offer Support to Cancer Patients

    Cancer affects a person and the people surrounding them, including family and friends. A cancer diagnosis is a life-changing moment that makes those close to the patient feel unsure of how best to care for their loved one. Support from loved ones can help cancer patients deal with their diagnosis, treatment, and life. To support a cancer patient: First, you have to...read more
  • Quitting Smoking Restores Healthy Lung Cells

    Smoking is the primary causal factor for lung cancer, and quitting can help reduce the risk of developing the disease. The latest research has revealed that people who quit smoking allow their bodies to replenish the lungs with healthy non-cancerous cells that protect the lungs and lower the risk for cancer. Cancer forms whenever cells undergo genetic changes (mutations) that...read more

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