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  • Colon Cancer Surgery in Southlake, Texas: What Patients Can Expect

    August 15, 2017
    An estimated 95,000 Americans will be diagnosed with colon cancer in the coming year. Most of those diagnosed will find that surgery is necessary to rid the body of diseased tissue. The type of colon cancer surgery Southlake, Texas residents may have to undergo, however, will vary greatly based on the stage at which cancer is detected. Patients who are...read more
  • Why Alternative Cancer Treatment Therapy in Texas May be Offered

    July 23, 2017
    Cancer is a scary diagnosis no matter its stage or aggressiveness. Many people hear the word and think the worst, preferring to have it cut out and eradicated immediately. When their doctors come back recommending alternative cancer treatment therapy in Texas instead of more traditional surgical procedures they may find themselves a little taken aback. There are, however, very...read more
  • What to Expect from a Cancer Care Clinic in North Texas

    July 13, 2017
    A positive diagnosis of cancer sets patients off on a journey that few expect to take.  When the right cancer care clinic in North Texas is selected to walk alongside a patient on the road ahead, the path may be less intimidating and easier to travel. While every patient’s journey will be a little different, taking the time to carefully...read more
  • Well Known Oncology Centers in Texas: What Makes Them Different?

    June 23, 2017
    When a positive diagnosis of diagnosis of cancer is shared by a doctor with a patient, a string of events generally unfolds. Once the initial shock of the news passes, the next step will typically involve finding the right healthcare specialists to provide care going forward. For many patients, their doctors may recommend seeking out assistance from doctors who...read more
  • Prophylactic Double Mastectomies Not All They’re Cracked Up to Be

    June 15, 2017
    As Hollywood superstars diagnosed with breast cancer make the choice to undergo double mastectomies just to be on the safe side, the incident rate of this type of prophylactic surgery is rising. Researchers, however, say choosing this path is not always worth the risks based on the slight likelihood of rewards. Contralateral prophylactic mastectomies, or double mastectomies, are performed when...read more
  • Advanced Treatment for Prostate Cancer in Texas: The Benefits are Worth Exploring

    May 24, 2017
    An estimated 160,000 American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the coming year. While some of those men will find intervention may not be strictly necessary due to the relative low risk associated with their tumors, others may find treatment is strongly recommended in their cases. When intervention is a must to safeguard life, seeking out practices...read more
  • Cancer Deaths Top Cardiovascular Disease In Nearly Half the U.S.

    May 14, 2017
    The American Cancer Society estimates more than 20 million people will find themselves living beyond a diagnosis of cancer by the year 2026. That figure shows strong progress in America’s battle against this disease. Researchers say, however, that the news isn’t as rosy as it could be. According to recently released data, cancer deaths surpassed those attributed to cardiovascular...read more
  • Personalization Leads to the Best Prostate Cancer Treatment in Texas

    April 23, 2017
    When a doctor shares a diagnosis of prostate cancer with patients, it’s not uncommon for men to be taken aback. Once the initial shock wears off, however, the search for the best prostate cancer treatment in Texas is likely to begin. Men who face this diagnosis will find the best treatment is likely to come from a provider who...read more
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis May Increase Mortality Risk in Certain Cancers

    April 14, 2017
    People with rheumatoid arthritis who present with certain types of cancer may find their doctors recommending more aggressive treatments. A relatively recent study showed that morality rates were much higher for people with arthritis who happened to develop breast or prostate cancer. The results were derived from a large population-based study that found a 40 percent increase in morality risk...read more
  • Genetic Markers May Indicate Mortality Risk in Thyroid Cancer

    March 23, 2017
    Thyroid cancer is one of the rarer forms of this disease in the United States, but it remains a very big concern for the estimated 56,000 Americans who will be diagnosed in the coming year. With roughly 2,000 deaths attributed annually to this cause, understanding what factors might increase mortality risks is critical for helping doctors and patients more...read more
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