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  • Getting Compassionate Cancer Care in Texas

    February 13, 2019
    When you receive a cancer diagnosis, you are faced with many challenges. You have to deal with the shocking discovery, and at the same time have to make immediate decisions about your care. First, you have to look for an oncologist who will handle your type of cancer. Choosing a cancer doctor is a decision that will affect your survival and quality of...read more
  • Extra Body Fat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk, Regardless of Your Weight

    January 24, 2019
    A new study shows that older women with extra body fat risk getting breast cancer, even if they have a normal weight. This suggests that instead of women concentrating on weight alone, they should focus on those things that can lower fat levels in the body such as regular exercise and a healthy diet. Previous research has shown that obese and overweight women generally increase...read more
  • Transforming Cancer Care in Texas

    January 16, 2019
    Cancer care in Texas has evolved over the years and more cancer centers continue to adopt methods that make cancer care more effective. This article discusses some of the methods that can be used to improve cancer care. According to research conducted by ASCO (American Society of Clinical Medicine) in 2018, there’s great potential in the use of digital technology to help patients and doctors manage...read more
  • Managing Dry Skin after Breast Cancer Radiation

    December 24, 2018
    Most cancer patients receive radiation therapy at some point during their treatment. Radiation therapy causes numerous side effects such as erythema, itchy, flaking skin (dry desquamation), and other severe reactions like moist desquamation. Repeated radiation exposure can cause an imbalance in tissue damage and repair making the exposed skin to repair itself slower than usual. Here are suggestions to help manage dry skin after radiation: Moisturize...read more
  • Cancer Symptoms That Often Go Unnoticed

    December 14, 2018
    Cancer causes a variety of symptoms depending on its location in the body, how much it has spread and how it affects other organs and tissues. Cancer symptoms may not be obvious, and they can manifest as minor changes such as persistent back pain or a nagging cough which is not taken seriously. Knowing the symptoms of cancer is...read more
  • Effective Breast Cancer Treatment Options

    November 25, 2018
    There has been increased advancement in breast cancer treatments, and now people have more options to choose from. Breast cancer treatments help in eliminating the body of cancer and also helps to prevent the disease from recurring. When making a treatment plan decision, also consider a clinical trial as an option. The biology and characteristic of your breast cancer will...read more
  • The Diagnosis and Treatment of Lung Cancer

    November 16, 2018
    Lung cancer begins in the lungs and can spread to the lymph nodes or the other parts of the body. Cancer from the other organs in the body may also spread to the lungs. The two main types of lung cancer include squamous (small cell) and adenocarcinoma (non-small cell) (Adenocarcinoma) lung cancer. The non-small scale lung cancer is the...read more
  • Choosing your Best Cancer Center with Specialized Treatment in Southlake

    October 23, 2018
    When seeking cancer treatment, you want to find the best possible care, and choosing a physician and treatment facility are the most important decisions you’ll make as a patient. You may decide to choose your doctor first then a cancer facility or vice versa. During your search for the best doctor or center, you have to keep in mind that...read more
  • How to Find a Cancer Care Oncologist in Texas

    October 13, 2018
    Once you receive your cancer diagnosis, you have to face certain decisions you never thought you'd have to make. One of the most significant decisions you have to make is to choose the best oncologist as your cancer care doctor.  Different oncologists specialize in different types of cancer and treatment methods.  Your preferred oncologist will be with you during...read more
  • Innovative Cancer Treatments and Experimental Therapies in Texas

    September 24, 2018
    Physicians who use mainstream cancer treatments focus on the results of clinical trials. New medical treatments have to be proven in clinical studies. The clinical trials must be carefully designed, supervised and reviewed by top-tier experts in the treatment of cancer. Clinical trials are necessary for researchers to know whether a particular treatment works and if it is safe...read more

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