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  • Is There a Way to Preserve Hair During Chemo?

    November 14, 2014
    While it’s true that chemotherapy and hair loss just seem to go hand-in-hand, there have been breakthroughs that can change all that. While not 100 percent effective in every single case, a revolutionary new means for preserving hair can help cancer patients tackle this side effect that is often so very troubling. The breakthrough therapy is called a chemo cold...read more
  • Eating Right During Cancer Treatments

    November 3, 2014
    Your doctor has told you time and again that eating right is critical as you’re undergoing cancer treatments. He, however, isn’t dealing with the stress, nausea, mouth sores, and general discomforts that you must face. While his plan clearly is a smart one, getting your body to behave long enough to benefit from proper nourishment just doesn’t seem to...read more
  • Tackling Hair Loss with Chemo Cold Caps

    October 15, 2014
    There are a lot of side effects that come with cancer and its treatment, and hair loss is certainly among the most profound. At a time in your life when you are already struggling emotionally, you are now left to contend with the fear and diminished self-esteem that often comes with losing your hair. Unfortunately, however, hair loss is...read more
  • Are You at Risk for Colorectal Cancer?

    September 30, 2014
    Colorectal cancer is the third most common form of this disease. Like many other forms of cancer, this type can be quite successfully fought and won, but the key is detecting it early and acting quickly to stop the disease in its tracks. The American Cancer Society estimates more than 100,000 new cases of this disease are diagnosed annually. It’s...read more
  • Why You Should Insist on Good Communication with Your Oncology Team

    September 12, 2014
    Fighting cancer is a very personal battle, but it’s one where a lot of players take part. Everyone around you, from your family members and doctors to others on your treatment team all play a role. The closer you work together as you go through treatments and put yourself on the road to recovery, the more likely it is...read more
  • Support for Cancer Caregivers

    September 3, 2014
    Cancer, as an individual battle, is a challenge to be sure. But watching someone you love go through cancer can be terrifying. You want to do everything you can to support them in every way; but when you’re struggling with your own emotions - fear, anger, confusion, etc. - it becomes very challenging to be fully present for your...read more
  • Tips for Asking Your Doctor About Alternative Cancer Treatments

    If the diagnosis is cancer, chances are you and your doctor want to take a pretty aggressive approach to remove it and make sure it’s gone for good. That’s wise, however, there are sometimes when the more aggressive approach is more aggressive than necessary for the condition at hand. There are procedures in some cases that can preserve your...read more
  • Southlake Oncology Embraces Compassionate Care

    July 11, 2014
    Our feature in the October 2012 edition of Living magazine: SouthlakeOncologyLivingCoverOct12read more

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