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Archives: April 2020

  • Dr. Raetasha Dabney Explains The Types Of Lymph Node Surgeries Performed On Patients With Breast Cancer

    April 15, 2020
    Types of Lymph Node Surgery for Breast Cancer Southlake, TX – April 15, 2020 – When breast cancer spreads, it goes to nearby lymph nodes under the arm, near the collarbone and breast bone. It’s important to know if your cancer has spread to lymph nodes. This will help to determine your treatment and prognosis. If you are diagnosed with...read more
  • Eating a Citrus Fruit Every Day May Help Prevent Prostate Cancer

    Prostate cancer affects men across the world but in different margins. Its incidence rates vary from region to another. That's why researchers are working to identify the environmental and lifestyle factors responsible for the promotion or prevention of the disease. One of the primary factors is nutrition, with key players being fruits and vegetables. Multiple studies have suggested preventive interactions...read more
  • How Does Hormone Therapy Treat Cancer?

    Hormone therapy uses medicines that help to block or reduce the number of hormones in the body to stop the growth of cancer. Hormones are naturally produced by glands in the body's endocrine system. They travel around the body through the bloodstream, transmitting messages from one part of the body to the other. Hormones help in the growth and activity of...read more
  • Chemotherapy before Surgery Can Help Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Patients Undergo Lumpectomy

    Triple-negative breast cancer has no receptors for estrogen and progesterone hormones, as well as the HER2 protein. That's why there are limited medicines for treating it. Evidence from a clinical trial has shown that triple-negative breast cancer patients who receive neoadjuvant chemotherapy before their scheduled surgery can be eligible for a lumpectomy. About half of those diagnosed with the early-stage...read more

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