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  • Cancer Deaths Have Declined by 26 Percent in Recent Years

    January 16, 2019
    The latest data from the American Cancer Society shows that since 1991, cancer deaths have declined by 26 percent. The decline represents almost 2.4 million lives saved from this disease. Although lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death, mortality rates have declined by 45 percent in men between 1990 and 2015 and by 19 percent in women between 2002 and 2015. According to ACS...read more
  • The Importance of building Muscle in Cancer Patients

    December 24, 2018
    Physical weakness causes cancer death in most patients with advanced cancer. Cachexia, which is a wasting syndrome, causes significant loss of weight and skeletal muscle mass. Sarcopenia or loss of muscle mass is another condition that is associated with aging. The two conditions are indicators of prognosis in patients with advanced cancers who barely survive the disease. Studies show that patients with early-stage cancers could...read more
  • The Elusive Symptoms of Breast Cancer You Should Know Of

    December 14, 2018
    Breast lumps are widely known to be the most typical warning signs of possible cancer. But there are more elusive symptoms that can cause breast disease. Creating awareness of these less known signs can help save lives. Paying attention to your breast health is important because it will help to identify any areas of concern and address them before...read more
  • Finding the Best Oncologist for Your Cancer Treatment and Care

    November 25, 2018
    Choosing a doctor is a huge decision, and everyone has a list of preferences and traits they would like their doctor to have. After your cancer diagnosis, finding the right oncologist can be critical. You are putting your life in the hands of the doctor you'll be choosing, and it becomes more stressful determining the doctor or facility that...read more
  • Exploring the Link between Breast Cancer and Obesity

    November 16, 2018
    Obese and overweight women with a BMI of 25 and above are at high risk of developing breast cancer compared to those with a healthy weight, especially after menopause. Being obese can also increase the risk of breast cancer recurring in women who have been treated for the disease. Obesity has been connected to increased risks of developing other...read more
  • Finding the Best Treatment Center and Team for Your Cancer in Texas

    October 23, 2018
    Regardless of the type of cancer diagnosis you receive, you will need to find a good cancer treatment center and a team that will provide a proper treatment plan and care for your type of cancer. With the help and support of a renowned center and team, you will get the confidence to stay in control of your situation. ...read more
  • Best Oncologists for the Treatment of All Types of Cancers in Texas

    October 13, 2018
    Cancer is a complex disease that requires opinions from several specialists to get the best treatment options possible. Your treatment may involve combined care from several cancer specialists at once. Each cancer treatment may be handled by a different specialist and not every patient will require multiple treatment options. Your treatment option is determined by your type and stage...read more
  • Getting the Best from Lung Cancer Screening

    September 24, 2018
    Lung cancer usually does not manifest symptoms until it advances and becomes difficult to treat. That is why it leads in causing cancer deaths in the U.S. If diagnosed early, the chances of living longer are high. Doctors are now able to detect lung cancer early through screening before it causes symptoms. A low-dose CT scan is a recommended test...read more
  • Many Ways That Exercise Benefits Cancer Patients

    September 14, 2018
    More research has revealed that moderate intensity exercise is beneficial for cancer patients at any stage of cancer. Patients who exercise encounter reduced cancer-related stress and fatigue, better management of side effects, high response to treatment, fast recovery of their physical activity and in other cases, low risk for recurrence of cancer. Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is among cancer’s distressing side...read more
  • Researchers Discover a New Type of Lung Cancer

    August 24, 2018
    Researchers have uncovered a new type of small-cell lung cancer (SCLC). This discovery opens a way for developing personal medicine strategies, which target this type of disease that has gone unnoticed for a long time. Cancer is not a single condition; it’s hundreds of various diseases. This is why oncologists find it difficult when it comes to testing a new...read more

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