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Archives: March 2020

  • Dr. Amelia Tower explains some of the types of lung carcinoid tumors found in patients

    March 14, 2020
    Irving, Texas – Mar 14, 2020 – Lung carcinoid tumors are a rare type of lung cancer that grows slowly. They are neuroendocrine tumors that start in neuroendocrine cells found in the lungs and other parts of the body. Neuroendocrine cells in the lungs help to control the blood and airflow in the lungs and control the growth of...read more
  • A Diet High in Fiber Can Lower the Risk of Colon Cancer

    Colorectal cancer is prevalent in both men and women across the world. Causes of the disease are not known, but the risk factors include the use of tobacco, obesity, consumption of alcohol, sedentary lifestyle, and more. High-risk people are those above 60 years of age, family history of the disease, and having familial polyposis syndrome. Colonoscopy is the recommended screening...read more
  • Treating Stage IV (Advanced) Lung Cancer

    Stage IV lung cancer is lung cancer in its most advanced stage and has metastasized to other body organs, such as the pericardium, chest, and the other lung, among others. Although it may be found in the adrenal gland, lymph nodes, or kidneys, and other organs, this metastatic lung cancer often spreads to the liver, bones, or brain. This...read more
  • New Novel Treatments for Breast Cancer

    The American Cancer Society concludes that the 5-year rate for survival for breast cancer is 99% if the disease is caught early. However, breast cancer occurs in different ways. Every individual’s breast cancer is different and affects them differently. The location, size, and stage of breast cancer determines the treatment option for a patient. Standard treatments for breast cancer include surgery,...read more

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