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  • 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
  • Leading Edge Cancer Treatments in Texas

    August 15, 2018
    Texas cancer centers offer leading-edge cancer treatments with personalized care, and you can find one near you. Every cancer type is unique, and so each requires its own unique treatment. Reputable cancer care centers in Texas have qualified oncologists and state-of-the-art facilities to enable them to provide leading-edge cancer treatment to cancer patients. Here are some of the leading-edge cancer...read more
  • Can Diet Lower the Rate of Breast Cancer Mortality?

    July 24, 2018
    It has been proven that eating healthy foods leads to a healthier life. What is yet to be proven is whether diet can lower breast cancer deaths. Researchers in a new study found evidence which indicated that diet might lower the risk of dying from cancer. They analyzed data from over 48,000 women who had enrolled in the Women's Health...read more
  • Factors to Consider When Choosing the Best Facility for Screening, Diagnosing and Treating Cancer in Texas

    July 15, 2018
    The recent advancements in technology especially in proteomics and genomics have made identifying biomarkers for cancer detection and diagnosis an easy process in high-throughput screens. The advances have increased the interest in research and clinical relevance applicability of new tests. The best way to defeat cancer is by catching it in its early stages. Most cancer care facilities offer advanced...read more
  • How metastatic colorectal cancer progresses to the liver

    June 23, 2018
    Liver metastasis is the primary cause of colorectal cancer deaths, with almost 70% of the patients developing a liver tumor. The recent revelation of low levels of protein kinase C zeta (PKC zeta) in distant metastasis and colorectal cancer cells have not been able to show how this aids in the poor prognosis and spread of tumors in patients. A...read more
  • Finding the Best Cancer Treatment Facility

    June 15, 2018
    When it comes to cancer, not all hospitals and doctors are equal. The American Cancer Society suggests that one should find a doctor who is affiliated with a Commission on Cancer Accredited Center. A renowned cancer treatment facility has multidisciplinary teams, comprehensive care, access to information and state-of-the-art equipment. The American Cancer Society has guidelines for choosing health professionals and...read more
  • Detection and Prevention of Skin Cancer

    May 24, 2018
    More melanoma cancers are diagnosed each year in the U.S. Too much exposure to UV rays can cause skin cancers. The exposure may come from the sun and other man-made sources like indoor tanning beds and sun lamps. One does not need blood tests or X-rays to detect skin cancer early because it clearly shows on the skin. To...read more

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