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5 Steps That Can Reduce Your Risk for Colon Cancer Apr 14th, 2021

We all know that cancer kills, but some types are more deadly than others. Colon and rectal cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is the third most-fatal cancer in the United States, and the American Cancer Society anticipates that colorectal cancer will claim nearly 53,000 lives this year alone.  Our...

How Immunotherapy Can Boost Your Immune System and Help Fight Cancer Mar 18th, 2021

Your immune system is not a single entity, but a complicated network of tissues, organs, cells, proteins, and other substances all working as a team, continuously searching for and detecting foreign invaders to attack.  Unfortunately, cancer is nothing like a cold; it’s one of the strongest invaders your body will...

How Chemotherapy Can Affect Your Nerves Feb 12th, 2021

Cancer-fighting treatments are powerful and effective, as they target the harmful cells and destroy them before they destroy you. But when you take chemotherapy drugs, they can affect all the systems in your body, including your nervous system. At Choice Cancer Care our team of cancer specialists administers chemotherapy with...

How To Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer Jan 26th, 2021

Unfortunately, most Americans have a friend, family member, or work colleague whose life has been affected by breast cancer.  While identifying and limiting your chances of developing breast cancer doesn’t guarantee the disease won’t touch your life, there are numerous steps you can take to effectively reduce your personal risks....

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Jan 14th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Ora Oncology and Choice Cancer Care Dec 12th, 2020

Leading cancer center network, Choice Cancer Care has launched its Virtual Oncology Clinic in partnership with ORA Oncology –value-based cancer care that is centered on patient’s needs with compassion. With clinics straddling Northern Texas, Choice Cancer Care is an independent physician-operated team of independent cancer care specialists – from oncologists...

Dr. Juan Godinez Moderates Summit on Current Innovations in Oncology Care Dec 10th, 2020

Irving, TX, Dec 10, 2020 –The emergence of COVID-19 early in the year has caused a health crisis worldwide. This has prompted all health facilities to redefine their methods of care delivery across the board. A virtual summit was held on October15th to discuss innovations in oncology care. Moderated by Dr....

Stomach Cancer Awareness: What Are The Treatment Options? Nov 17th, 2020

The world is acknowledging gastric or stomach cancer awareness month this November. Unfortunately, the heralding of the many tireless efforts by those in the medical field to combat this disease often presents itself in its last stages. We also recognize the brave souls that have fought this disease and were...

Early Signs Of Stomach Cancer And The Risk Factors To Look Out For Nov 17th, 2020

Stomach cancer is also referred to as gastric cancer. It refers to an abnormal cell mass growing in any part of the stomach. Stomach cancer has the third-highest cancer-related mortality worldwide. It is hard to diagnose because it often does not present early symptoms. While it is not yet clear...

Success In The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer Nov 16th, 2020

The month of November is global Pancreatic cancer awareness month. You can tell from the conspicuous purple colored theme.Many websites, oncology hospitals, and wellness centers have been branded with purple to help with awareness. The month began to be marked as a pancreatic cancer awareness month in the UK in...

Pancreatic Cancer: Risk Factors, Symptoms, And Prevention Nov 16th, 2020

The pancreas is positioned at the back of the abdomen, whose glands secrete pancreatic enzymes, insulin, and hormones. The pancreas has both exocrine and endocrine glands. Exocrine glands produce the enzymes that aid in the digestion of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Endocrine glands are cells that secrete glucagon and insulin...

Questions to Ask Your Breast Cancer Surgeon Nov 16th, 2020

Breast cancer surgery is a life-saving procedure but can also have lasting traumatic experiences if you do not completely understand the surgery procedure and what to expect. If you have detailed information about the procedure beforhand, it can help you understand the processes. If you are scheduled for the surgery,...

A New Approach in Prostate Cancer: Targeting the Cells Surrounding the Tumor Oct 12th, 2020

Prostate cancer treatment depends on the grade (likelihood to spread) and whether the tumor has already spread. The early stage, also known as the low-grade stage, is treated with surgery or radiation. For locally advanced tumors (spread within the prostate area and not beyond), patients undergo surgery or radiation. They...

Dr. Aena Patel Joins Choice Cancer Care Oct 12th, 2020

Irving, TX – October 12, 2020 –Choice Cancer Care, a leading cancer center in Texas that offers comprehensive cancer care solutions to patients, has brought on board Dr. Aena Patel, a specialist in various types of cancer including, prostate, breast, bladder, renal and testicular cancer, and blood disorders. The center...

6 Reasons You Should Consider Getting A Second Opinion Oct 12th, 2020

A positive cancer diagnosis is devastating. The treatment, lifestyle changes, stigma, and pain associated with cancer can be overwhelming when you learn you have cancer. However, the best thing about cancer is that you can recover if the disease is diagnosed early, and doctors use the most appropriate treatment options....

Tips To Help Maintain A Healthy Weight During Cancer Treatment Oct 12th, 2020

Cancer leads to involuntary and unhealthy weight loss. The treatment and symptoms of the disease affect a patient’s appetite. Diarrhea, mouth sores, nausea, and vomiting inhibit healthy eating. Cancer produces cytokines that influence how the body processes food energy leading to reduced muscle, weight, and appetite. The body uses more...

The Link Between Gum Disease and Colon Cancer Sep 19th, 2020

Gum disease increases the risk of colon cancer. According to research published on Cancer Prevention Research, people with periodontitis have a 17% higher risk of developing polyps and 11% risk of having adenomas, compared to people without gum diseases. Adenomas and polyps are intestinal lesions and precursors to the 4th most...

Choice Cancer Care Initiatives Help Texas Cancer Patients Access Quality Treatment Sep 19th, 2020

Irving, TX – September 19, 2020 – Choice Cancer Care has initiatives that help all cancer patients in Texas to access quality treatment. The center’s diagnosis and treatment programs aim to cure disease or prolong patients’ lives and ensure their quality of life. With timely and equitable access to effective cancer...

How PARP Treats Advanced Prostate Cancer Sep 19th, 2020

The FDA has approved rucaparib as a treatment for men who have advanced prostate cancer with mutated BRCA1/BRCA2 genes. Prostate cancer is the number one cancer andthe second cause of cancer deaths among men in the USA. The mCRPC (metastatic, castrate-resistant prostate cancer) is incurable, but researchers are exploring possible...

Why Cancer Patients Should Not Skip Their Treatment During The Pandemic Sep 19th, 2020

Coronavirus Pandemic has shifted priorities in health, jobs, and life in general. Now, most people focus on avoiding Covid-19 at any cost. Unfortunately, patients with pre-existing conditions such as cancer have forsaken their clinic appointments. Lockdowns, social distancing, and the unpreparedness of the health sector to handle such a pandemic,...

Choice Cancer Care Specialists Are Delivering State-of-the-art Cancer Care... Aug 28th, 2020

CHOICE CANCER CARE SPECIALISTS ARE DELIVERING STATE-OF-THE-ART CANCER CARE TO ALL OF OUR TEXAS COMMUNITIES Irving, TX – Aug 28, 2020–Choice Cancer Care is a renowned, independent cancer treatment center with state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and specialists dedicated to taking care of Texas communities at all times. Their specialists work together...

The Number of Smokers Eligible for Lung Cancer Screening to Be Doubled Aug 28th, 2020

Cancer occurs when cells grow abnormally. More than 135,000 Americans die of lung cancer, making it the top killer amongst 100 types of cancer.  A U.S. Federal Health Panel intends to increase the number of Americans who scan for lung cancer yearly by opening screening to those who are not...

Why You Should Choose Choice Cancer Care For Breast Cancer Treatment Aug 28th, 2020

Cancer detection and treatment can be challenging. At Choice Cancer Care, we develop a personalized cancer treatment plan to support each patient and give them hope. Choice Cancer Care is an independent cancer center network recognized by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), with a team of specialists in...

Colon Cancer Is Now Evident Among Young People Aug 28th, 2020

The number of people being diagnosed with colon cancer every year has recently increased by 2%. According to ROCKFORD news, the American Cancer Society of doctors has noticed this drift change among persons under the age of fifty-five. Factors That Cause Colon Cancer  Colon cancer aka colorectal cancer often begins...

Breast Cancer Patients to Benefit From ‘lab-on-a-chip’ Blood Test Jul 13th, 2020

A revolutionary ‘lab-on-a-chip’ blood test has shown potential for detecting breast cancer early. The test can also identify tumors found in other parts of the body. The EV-CLUE, which is about the size of a glass microscope slide, uses nanotechnology to pump blood into eight miniscule channels that can detect...

What’s the Meaning of High Prostate Specific Antigen (Psa) Levels? Jul 13th, 2020

Other causes of High PSA levels other that prostate cancer Irving, Texas –July 13, 2020 – While high level of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) may be the first sign of prostate cancer, it can also be a sign of a less-serious condition. PSA tests measure Prostate Specific Antigen protein in your...

How To Enjoy Your Summer Amidst The Covid-19 Pandemic Jul 13th, 2020

It’s almost three months of lockdowns, curfews, wearing masks, and social distancing restrictions after COVID-19, and your urge to step out and have fun this summer keeps growing. But still, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a threat to your health, especially if you are a cancer patient or caregiver....

Aspirin Can Minimize Mortality In High-risk Prostate Cancer Patients Jul 13th, 2020

Many studies have been conducted to determine the connection between aspirin and the low-risk recurrence of prostate cancer in patients at high risk. Evidence gathered revealed reduced prostate-specific mortality among high-risk patients who had aspirin every day. However, the exact mechanism by which aspirin prevented cancer cell development, progression, and...

Choice Cancer Care Explains the Various Risk Factors for Skin Cancer Jun 14th, 2020

Understanding the Risk Factors for Skin Cancer Irving, TX – June 14, 2020 –Skin cancer occurs when abnormal cells in the epidermis grow uncontrollably due to unrepaired damage to DNA. This triggers mutations that cause skin cells to multiply and form malignant tumors. Skin cancer usually appears in places where...

Ways Cancer Patients Can Cope With Anxiety Due to Covid-19 Jun 14th, 2020

A cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming to take in, and now with the onset of Coronavirus, cancer patients are growing more anxious and insecure. Having cancer makes you vulnerable to Covid-19. Cancer that affects the body’s immune system like lymphoma or leukemia and treatments such as chemotherapy can weaken your...

How Cancer Patients Can Maintain Food Safety Jun 14th, 2020

During this Coronavirus outbreak, cancer patients need to eat well to boost their immune system. A well-balanced diet high in nutrients is required to help the immune system fight off viruses and bacteria. If, by chance you get infected, a stronger immune system can help minimize the severity of the...

5 Things That Can Help Reduce Your Cancer Risk Jun 14th, 2020

Although cancer is unpredictable, you can protect yourself from the risks of the disease. Adopting a healthy lifestyle is the key to lowering your overall risk of cancer. Many factors contribute to the risk of developing cancer, but there are things you can do to help prevent the disease. The...

Dr. Juan Godinez Explains the Different Types of Breast Cancer May 14th, 2020

Understanding the Types of Breast Cancer Irving, TX – May 14, 2020 – When you are diagnosed with breast cancer, your care team will need to identify the type of breast cancer you have in order to plan treatment. An in-depth evaluation will be conducted on your breast tissue samples or...

Patients With A History Of Lymphoma Can Benefit May 14th, 2020

Patients With A History Of Lymphoma Can Benefit From Early Detection Of Lung Cancer And Resection Surgery A new study found out that patients with a history of Lymphoma can survive lung cancer through early detection and resection surgery. When lung cancer is identified early, the survival rates are high....

How Breast Cancer Affects the Risks of Covid-19 May 14th, 2020

Breast cancer patients may be at high risk for SARS-CoV-2 infection and other risks. Those above age 60 are at the highest risk. The symptoms of COVID-19 can be severe in people with breast cancer and delay their cancer screening and treatment. When undergoing treatment such as chemotherapy, radiation, immunotherapy,...

Getting A Colonoscopy Can Help Prevent Colorectal Cancer May 14th, 2020

A colonoscopy is effective in detecting and preventing colorectal cancer, which is the number one cause of death from cancer. More men are diagnosed with colorectal cancer than women, although everyone is at risk for developing this disease. Screening is vital and can help you prevent or cure colorectal cancer...

Dr. Juan Godinez Explains How Complementary and Integrative Therapy for Cancer Works Apr 15th, 2020

Understanding How Complementary and Integrative Therapy for Cancer Works Irving, TX – April 15, 2020 – A cancer diagnosis exposes a patient to multiple treatment options and other ways of relieving symptoms. Complementary and integrative therapies are different from mainstream medical treatments that patients may use to alleviate cancer symptoms and...

How Cancer Patients Can Limit Their Exposure to Coronavirus Apr 15th, 2020

Coronavirus cases are increasing in many regions of the world, and governments are taking action to contain its spread. Travel to affected areas has been restricted, with schools, sports events, and conventions being postponed as well. People are advised to use surgical masks, hand sanitizers, and other cleaning supplies to...

Cooling Caps Can Prevent Hair Loss After Chemotherapy Apr 15th, 2020

Hair loss is a common side effect in patients undergoing chemotherapy. They use hats, scarves, or caps while on treatment as they wait for their hair to grow back. A recent discovery shows that some cancer patients may be able to use a special cap during their chemotherapy and after....

2D And 3D Mammograms – Everything You Need To Know Apr 15th, 2020

Women are encouraged to get annual mammograms when they reach 40 years. Those with a history of breast cancer or other high-risk factors should start screening at an earlier age. Mammograms are low-dose breast x-ray that can detect breast cancer at least three years before the tumor shows during a...

Dr. Juan Godinez Explains the Various Types of Lymph Node Biopsies Performed in Cancer Mar 14th, 2020

Irving, TX – Mar 14, 2020 –Lymph node biopsies are used by doctors to check for signs of cancer. They are performed by taking out a small piece of the lymph node for examination in the lab. Lymph nodes are small organs in the body that play a vital role...

Hidden Causal Factors for Cancer Mar 14th, 2020

Cancer occurs as a result of damage to the body’s DNA. It affects the way body cells grow and divide, making toxic cells to grow rapidly into cancerous tumors. Some cancer cases can get out of control due to genetic defects, family history, or lifestyle changes. While most common causal...

What Are The Symptoms Of Stage 1 Breast Cancer? Mar 14th, 2020

Stage 1 breast cancer is cancer that is still confined in its primary location. Although it’s growing, the disease has not yet spread to other body parts. Stage 1 breast cancer occurs in different sub-stages known as 1A and 1B. If identified early, the disease can be treated effectively with...

Novel Treatment Options For Lung Cancer In Texas Patients Mar 14th, 2020

Lung cancer causes high mortality levels and deaths from cancer across the world. Every year, there are about 1.6 million new cases of the disease, and the number keeps going up. Lung cancer can occur as non-small cell carcinoma or small cell carcinoma. Non-small cell carcinoma includes two subtypes known...

How Can Breast Cancer Be Treated? Feb 13th, 2020

Breast cancer is prevalent in women. Age and being a woman are the key causes of the disease. The behavior and activity of breast cancer will significantly impact how it is treated. Some breast tumors may be small but will proliferate while others can be large and progress slowly. If...

Understanding the Side Effects of Chemotherapy Feb 13th, 2020

Dr. Raetasha Dabney explains the various side effect experienced by patients undergoing chemotherapy. Irving, TX – February 13, 2020 –Chemotherapy is a treatment for cancer that involves the use of drugs to destroy cancerous cells in the body and prevent them from growing. Most chemotherapy drugs come with severe side...

Skin Cancer Patients Can Now Benefit From High-dose-rate Brachytherapy Feb 13th, 2020

The common types of skin cancers that can disfigure patients are basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas. These conditions can be expensive to treat.  Researchers have discovered a new treatment model that offers excellent rates of cure. According to a study: High dose rate brachytherapy is effective in treating those...

Facial Symptoms That May Indicate the Presence of Lung Cancer Feb 13th, 2020

Lung cancer is a deadly form of cancer that needs to be monitored for any warning signs. Its survival rates depend on how progressive the disease has been. The outlook for lung cancer is not good compared to other cancers. This is because the disease does not cause symptoms until it...

Tips On Ways To Prevent Breast Cancer Jan 24th, 2020

Breast cancer forms in the glands (lobules) that help in milk production. It can also form in the ducts or fibrous connective tissues of the breast. Some of the symptoms include a lump in the breast, nipple peeling, and retraction or bloody discharge from the nipple. The risk factors for...

Understanding the Physical Changes Associated With Final Stage Lung Cancer Jan 16th, 2020

Irving, TX – January 16, 2020 –It is not easy for lung cancer patients and their loved ones to think of or ask what to expect while at the end-stages of cancer. But the emotional, physical, and spiritual changes will definitely affect them differently. End-stage lung cancer presents different occurrences...

Chemotherapy Remains Significant for Cancer Treatment Jan 16th, 2020

Cancer treatment has seen new advances in options such as targeted therapy and immunotherapy, especially when dealing with solid tumors. A recent presentation sparked debate as to whether chemotherapy will continue to be a significant option in the treatment of solid tumor cancers considering the patent centric modalities of therapy....

Managing Oligometastatic Lung Cancer Jan 14th, 2020

Oligometastatic lung cancer is cancer that has spread from the primary location to one or a few other organs. In most cases, oligometastatic lung disease occurs in the brain. Synchronous oligomestatases can occur during the initial diagnosis, while metachronousoligometastases are seen within six months of diagnosis. The oligometastatic phenotype is typically...

A New Non-invasive Test To Detect Breast Cancer Early Dec 25th, 2019

A new blood test that detects breast cancer has been discovered by researchers. The non-invasive method will be able to identify breast cancer five years before any clinical signs of the disease appear. During the test, auto-antibodies for the tumor antigens will predict breast cancer presence. Researchers have confirmed that...

5 Factors That May Elevate Your Colon Cancer Risk Dec 15th, 2019

Colon cancer is common and will present symptoms based on tumor location, the progression of the disease and its impact on other body organs surrounding it. Sometimes, the disease can show no signs in early stages. There are risk factors of colon cancer you can change, and those you cannot....

Breast Cancer Symptoms Frequently Overlooked Nov 25th, 2019

October is the month the world observes Breast Cancer Awareness. All over the world, health care professionals and bodies come together to educate women and men on the need for breast cancer screening. It is the most common type of cancer among women, with new cases reported every year according...

Colon Cancer Screening And Reduced Mortality: Are They Related? Nov 20th, 2019

The effectiveness of colon cancer screening has been revealed by investigating the link between pre-diagnostic colonoscopy and colorectal deaths, according to a new study. Colorectal cancer takes a long duration of time to develop in the body and this is why early detection through screening can prevent pre-cancerous polyps from...

Surviving Lung Cancer Through Immunotherapy Oct 26th, 2019

Immunotherapy in advanced non-small cell lung cancers has helped to extend the overall and progression-free survival in some patients without compromising their quality of life. It forces the immune system to control the disease by fighting cell proliferation. Experts have confirmed that patients who have undergone immunotherapy for NSCLC have...

Healthy Habits That Can Minimize Your Risk Of Cancer Oct 16th, 2019

Most cancer cases can be prevented by avoiding some of the risk factors. A lot of studies conducted over the past years has found risk factors that can be modified by adopting certain healthy habits. The chances of developing cancer are mostly affected by one’s lifestyle choices. These include healthy diet...

Rates Of Colorectal Cancer On The Rise Among Younger Adults Sep 24th, 2019

A new study on the colorectal cancer trends in the U.S. shows that the rates among people below 50 years have been rising since the 1970s. According to the findings, diagnoses of the disease among younger adults are likely to be of the disease at an advanced stage. Diagnoses Are...

Can Vitamin A Help Lower The Risk Of Skin Cancer? Sep 13th, 2019

Vitamin A is known to maintain good health, but does it also reduce skin cancer risk? According to a new study, there’s a link between the intake of vitamin A and a lower skin cancer risk. Sources of Vitamin A Vitamin A can be found in animal products as well as...

Treatment Options For Prostate Cancer Patients Aug 23rd, 2019

Prostate cancer is caused by the uncontrollable outgrowing of cells in the prostate glands. The prostate gland is below the bladder and in front of the rectum. It produces a fluid which is partly semen and it is only found in males. Prostate cancer has some effective treatments including:  Using...

What Is The Link Between Age And Breast Cancer? Aug 14th, 2019

The leading cause of breast cancer is the uncontrollable growth of cells in the breast, leading to a tumor. The tumors can grow to nearby tissues and even into other organs of the body. Its prevention is by earlier diagnosis and treatment. Seeking information about risk factors associated with breast...

Good News For Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer: A New Drug Promises A Longer Life Jul 24th, 2019

Second, just to lung cancer, advanced prostate cancer is the second highest cause of cancer-related deaths in men in the US. After five years, the survival rates for patients drop to below 30%. Though still in clinical trials, a new drug has been developed that could change everything. Called Apalutamide,...

The Prognosis For A Person With Stage 4 Colon Cancer Jul 16th, 2019

Getting a colon cancer diagnosis is often a scary and stressful process. When the doctor diagnoses a person with stage 4 colon cancer, there are a lot of questions and not many answers. Colon cancer simply references cancer that has begun in the colon, usually in the form of a...

Chemo And Breast Cancer: Is It Always Inevitable? Jun 24th, 2019

Over the years, breast cancer diagnoses and treatments have improved, and women have experienced better outcomes than in previous generations. Some researchers now look at whether chemo is necessary in all cases and how much treatment is really needed. The National Cancer Institute recently sponsored a medicine research trial to...

How To Prepare For Cancer Treatment Jun 13th, 2019

No one is ever really ready to begin cancer treatment, but there are steps you and your loved ones can take prior to starting any treatment that can help make life during a little easier. We’ve brought together some tips to help. Make a list, or two First, making a...

Early Onset Colorectal Cancer Is On The Rise May 28th, 2019

There has been a stark rise in the number of young people being diagnosed with colorectal cancer. In the past 25 years, the number of cases has gone up almost 40 percent. When compared to a decrease of 40 percent in populations that have typically been affected by cancer, this...

The Link Between Chronic Stress And Breast Cancer May 21st, 2019

There have long been suspicions that chronic stress and breast cancer diagnoses are linked. Now there’s evidence. In a recently published study in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, researchers found a solid link between high rates of chronic stress and the rate of breast cancer developing. Of course, when patients are...

Immunotherapy And How It Can Help Treat Breast Cancer Apr 27th, 2019

When it comes to cancer treatments, they are ever changing and improving. Recently, a new study that has many researchers excited has begun, which is known as immunotherapy. What is immunotherapy? This is an important question to learn before making the decision to go this route. This treatment helps the...

Neoadjuvant And Adjuvant Therapies: What’s The Difference? Apr 16th, 2019

Typically, multidisciplinary treatment plans are needed to fight cancer. Often, there’s a primary therapy like radiation therapy used in combination with neoadjuvant and/or adjuvant therapies. As smaller portions of a treatment plan, there are often a lot of questions on what these two treatments do and what the difference is...

Be Informed – Early-stage Melanoma Treatment Mar 24th, 2019

Detecting melanoma in its early stages is key to beating this type of skin cancer. Cutaneous melanoma may not be the most prevalent type of cancer but is one of the most aggressive with 76,000 new diagnoses every year. Being informed with the latest guidelines can ensure awareness of the...

New Study Shows Simple Ovarian Cysts Carry No Cancer Risk Mar 13th, 2019

Low risk indicated that these cysts no longer need regular surveillance Lumps, bumps, and cysts have always carried the concern of cancer for patients. A recent nested case-control study spanning three years shows that these concerns may be unfounded for simple ovarian cysts. However, the study also noted that complex...

Increasing Survival Rates For ‘incurable’ Cancer Feb 24th, 2019

High-dose Radiation May be the Answer Research presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) suggests that high-dose radiation therapy improves survival for oligometastatic patients. When patients have cancer that spreads to the rest of their body like their bones or brain, in the past they...

Cancer And Impacts On Other Health Issues Feb 13th, 2019

Dealing with a cancer diagnosis impacts your life both physically and mentally. Awareness of these other possible health issues will help you best deal with your prognosis positively and address any additional concerns you may have. Physical Impacts with Treating Cancer Treating cancer may involve chemotherapy which has side effects...

Prevention And Treatment Of Hot Flashes During Cancer Treatment Jan 23rd, 2019

Cancer comes with numerous treatments which can cause unwanted side effects. One such side effect is that uncomfortable feeling of heat coursing through your body at any given time. This creates anxiety and unwanted sweat. This effect is called a hot flash, but the good news is there are treatments...

Navigating The Road To Choosing The Best Cancer Center Near You For Breast Cancer Treatment Jan 16th, 2019

When you are diagnosed with breast cancer, there are a lot of decisions to be made regarding treatment, cancer centers, and lifestyle changes. This can all seem overwhelming during a time when stress and fear are setting in. Finding a cancer center near you that has stellar breast cancer treatment...

7 Thoughts On Choosing The Best Prostate Cancer Surgeon Dec 24th, 2018

Getting a cancer diagnosis comes with treatment decisions that need to be made while our emotions are running high. Let’s take a moment and consider the following 7 thoughts to help make the right choice for you and your family. The right choice — The right urologist will have experience in...

Why Should Cancer Patients Use Array Pharmacy? Dec 13th, 2018

Whether you are a new cancer patient or are more familiar with cancer treatments, it can be confusing with all the new products available. The ever-expanding selection of treatments, as well as their side effects and potential outcomes, can have anyone confused in spite of pre-existing knowledge. Since medications play...

Can You Be Completely Cured Of Breast Cancer? Nov 25th, 2018

If you are diagnosed with breast cancer, one of the first things you’re likely to want to know is what your chances for being completely cured are. While you should know that there is no such thing as a total “cure,” it is possible to get statistically close enough to...

Which Doctor To Consult For Lung Cancer Nov 16th, 2018

There are many different types of doctors that specialize in treating lung cancer. Amidst the frustration of a diagnosis and/or suspected lung cancer, the last thing you want is to feel that you don’t know where to turn. This article will guide you through the various types of specialists you may...

Help! I Need A Cancer Physician In Texas Oct 23rd, 2018

You have just been told you have cancer. Your emotions are running in all directions and you may not know what to do. Questions start flowing through your brain. The biggest one may be: What cancer physician in Texas do I need to begin seeing for treatment? Take a deep...

Know The Early Signs Of Breast Cancer Oct 13th, 2018

Breast cancer is a common cancer in the United States. Each year 232,000 people are diagnosed with breast cancer. With these staggering numbers, we all need to become aware of the early signs and symptoms of breast cancer. Most of us think of breast cancer as a women’s disease. Yes,...

Palliative Care: Treating The Symptoms Of Cancer Sep 24th, 2018

Side effects of cancer and its treatments are often hard to bear. As much as the cancer needs treating, even more so does the one suffering. The approach to treating symptoms is called palliative care. This type of care involves relieving or reducing symptoms as well as giving a high...

Benign Or Malignant: What’s The Difference Sep 18th, 2018

A mountain of unpronounceable words, scientific jargon, and terms that even sound the same. This is the language of cancer. Each term you may read or hear can indicate stark contrasts in diagnosis and treatment. In this post, we are specifically going to break down the difference between benign and...

Integrative Cancer Treatments At Choice Cancer Care Aug 24th, 2018

Whenever a cancer diagnosis is given to a patient, you might only think of treatments such as radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery. However, for most people, integrative cancer treatments in Texas can also help deal with cancer, when delivered alongside traditional medicine. Most patients use integrative cancer treatment methods to ensure...

What The Experts Are Saying About Exercise As A Cancer Treatment Aug 15th, 2018

According to the National Cancer Center, an estimated 1,735,350 people will be diagnosed with cancer in 2018. Cancer is the leading cause of death in the U.S. With dedicated experts doing much-needed research, a breakthrough has been found. Through these studies, cancer experts have uncovered how exercise can and should...

Integrative Cancer Care And Treatment Jul 24th, 2018

INTEGRATIVE CANCER CARE AND TREATMENT IN TEXAS PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE CARE FOR THE MIND, BODY AND SPIRIT OF THE WHOLE PATIENT Integrative cancer care and treatment in Texas integrates alternative medicine therapies with those practiced by mainstream medical providers. Alternative medicine includes any of the various healing systems for treating diseases...

The Benefits Of Oral Chemotherapy Jul 15th, 2018

If you were told that the same type of chemotherapy that is done in a hospital could be done in pill form, what would you think? Believe it or not, it does exist. Oral chemotherapy, more convenient but just as effective as regular chemotherapy, is becoming a more common method...

State-of-the-art Technology And Advanced Cancer Treatment In Texas Jun 23rd, 2018

Cancer is an ever-changing and adaptable foe, but the doctors at Choice Cancer Care have state of the art technology and offer advanced cancer treatment in Texas, so they are uniquely adapted to face it head-on. When a patient comes into the center with a cancer diagnosis, several factors are considered...

Breast Cancer May Be Cured If Diagnosed And Treated Early Jun 15th, 2018

Cure rates are given in terms of 5- and 10-year survival rates; Stages I, II and III cancers weigh in at different percentages for years-of-life survival Is cancer cured? Or is cancer in remission? Distinguishing between cure and remission is important. A patient is considered in full remission when all...

Common Sense Ways To Prevent Breast Cancer May 24th, 2018

Breast cancer can have many different forms and symptoms for both men and women. For women, it is mostly hereditary. However, all women do have a chance to get breast cancer in their lifetime, as only about 10% of cases are from genetics, while the other 90% can be caused...

Why Choose Choice Cancer Care? May 8th, 2018

Choice Cancer Care has many locations in Texas, where physician-owned and operated facilities treat cancer in all its various forms, giving confidence and courage to anyone suffering from cancer. The physicians at Choice Cancer are all very experienced and specialists in their fields, and this allows them to create individual...

Choice Cancer Care Provides Care In A Trying Time Apr 24th, 2018

Receiving a cancer diagnosis, whether for yourself or a loved one, is never going to be an easy situation. Even after you have passed the initial shock of the diagnosis, treatment is another hurdle to overcome. Treatment can be costly, unpleasant, long-term, and overwhelming. With that in mind, many patients...

A Better Way To Screen For Breast Cancer Apr 14th, 2018

Breast cancer, like any cancer or illness, increases in likelihood as we get older. For women, scans and mammograms are often put off until they hit fifty or more years of age because that can be when the cancer is most active, however some people who need mammograms aren’t getting...

Choice Cancer Care Recognized For Outstanding Care Mar 28th, 2018

Oncology Medical Center receives highest rating from NCQA Irving, Texas (March 28, 2018) — Choice Cancer Care in Las Colinas (along with their four other locations) has passed the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s survey. NCQA developed the Oncology Medical Home Recognition program for oncology practices. The Center received an Oncology...

Colorectal Cancer Clinic In Texas Provides Comprehensive Care Mar 18th, 2018

The course and choice of cancer treatment are influenced by the characteristics of the cancer, the overall condition of the patient and whether the treatment is meant to eradicate the cancer, stop it from spreading or to address the symptoms caused by the cancer. Choice cancer Care provides personal support...

The Differences A 3 D Mammogram Makes In The Detection Of Breast Cancer Feb 24th, 2018

For a woman, especially one who has breasts which are denser than the norm, 3 D mammograms can ensure that a tumor is detected quicker and more accurately. The technique, which was given approval by the FDA will allow a radiologist to see the tissues of the breast with X...

Lessons About Breast Cancer And African-ancestry Learned Feb 17th, 2018

LESSONS ABOUT BREAST CANCER AND AFRICAN-ANCESTRY LEARNED AT THE 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE GHANA-MICHIGAN PARTNERSHIP A subtype of the global population that is at a higher risk of being told they have aggressive breast cancer are those with African ancestries, especially those who live in Africa and the US. This...

Follow-up Imaging Is Lacking For Many After Breast Cancer Surgery Jan 28th, 2018

Surgery resident Taiwo Adesoye, MD, MPH, from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, presented a study by National Cancer Database, at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2016. The study revealed that about one-third of US women who receive surgical treatment for breast cancer are not receiving appropriate follow-up.  What...

What To Expect From North Texas Cancer Treatment Centers Jan 26th, 2018

When you are diagnosed with cancer, you may feel afraid, worried, and stressed. However, there are many centers in North Texas which can help you get treated quickly and efficiently. There are also many kinds of treatments available for your type of cancer, no matter its stage or kind. Ranging...

Comprehensive Cancer Care Services In North Texas Jan 16th, 2018

Recent years have shown significant advancements in comprehensive cancer care, especially in the United States. Cancer can be a very complex disease that involves a series of medical outcomes. Treatments range from surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy along with necessary care and support. Your North Texas cancer care service provider...

Breast Cancer Treatment Texas Jan 12th, 2018

If you have been recently diagnosed or are already a survivor of breast cancer, you are sure to be affected inside and out. Each and every day, you have to handle and manage the emotional anxiety of breast cancer treatment. Standard of Life after Treatment Though many breast cancer survivors...

New Lung Cancer Detection Method Shows Potential Dec 23rd, 2017

While traditional methods for detecting lung cancer use scanning technologies, there have been developments in using exhaled breath. When analyzed by chromatographic and mass spectrometric studies, the detection of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) specifically seen in patients, like styrene, have been in accordance with traditional methods and the results obtained...

Following Prevention Measures Associated With Lowered Cancer Risk Dec 23rd, 2017

After a new analysis of past data, there is evidence to support that being an active individual and maintaining a healthy diet can decrease the chances of getting diagnosed with some cancer types which could even prove to be fatal. In the United States alone, it is estimated that more...

Different Methods Of Prostate Cancer Treatment Texas Dec 19th, 2017

There are several treatment options for men with prostate cancer. There is no universal prostate cancer treatment for every man. Before recommending a treatment method, your doctor will consider various factors such as your general health, your age, and the stage of the disease. Getting the appropriate treatment isn’t always...

The Different Options For Skin Cancer Treatment In Texas Dec 19th, 2017

In most cases skin cancers detected early can be cured before they can grow. Unfortunately, melanoma that has grown and spread to other regions of the body presents a huge treatment challenge. There are various effective methods of eradicating the skin cancer cells. When choosing the right treatment option, the...

What To Expect From A North Dallas Radiation Oncology Center Sep 27th, 2017

People who are diagnosed with cancer may find their doctors recommending radiation as part of the treatment process. When trips to a North Dallas radiation oncology center are advised, patients may find themselves a little unsure of what to expect at first. This form of treatment is highly effective in...

Why Choose A Comprehensive Breast Cancer Center In Texas? Sep 20th, 2017

When the diagnosis is breast cancer, patients in Texas will find there are many skilled healthcare providers available to assist them in facing the disease head on. Choosing to work with a comprehensive breast cancer center in Texas, however, may help streamline the process for patients while ensuring necessary support...

Why Choose Care Provided By A Texas Cancer Institute? Aug 23rd, 2017

When many people look for family doctors, they seek out those in smaller practices. After all, there’s something nice about being able to build a strong rapport with the healthcare provider that is seen for routine checkups, bumps, bruises and sniffles. When there’s a need to seek out an oncologist...

Early Detection Can Lead To Better Breast Cancer Treatment In Texas Aug 15th, 2017

Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer in American women outside of skin cancer. With more than 252,000 invasive cases likely to be diagnosed in the coming year, taking steps to prevent this condition is something that should be done. Making sure that screening is a part of the...

Cancer Treatment In Texas: Why Rapport Matters Jul 23rd, 2017

When a positive diagnosis of cancer is given, patients often find themselves reeling. In the days that follow, the number of recommendations, suggestions and orders from healthcare providers and others may seem staggering. Taking a step back in order to find the right cancer treatment in Texas can be one...

What To Expect From A Texas Oncology Cancer Center Jul 13th, 2017

People who are diagnosed with cancer find themselves faced with a list of concerns most are simply not prepared to address. One of the biggest and most important issues that will arise in the days after a diagnosis is the need to find a reputable Texas oncology cancer center to...

What An Arlington Cancer Treatment Center Can Do For Patients Jun 23rd, 2017

When the diagnosis is cancer, most people want to seek out the best care possible. For many patients, the perfect solution is found by working directly with an Arlington cancer treatment center that specializes in nothing but treating this disease in its many forms. While doctors at an Arlington cancer...

Advanced Breast Cancer Patients Are Living Longer Jun 15th, 2017

Women diagnosed with advanced breast cancer are living longer than ever before, according to recent study. While metastatic breast cancer is still considered largely incurable, five-year survival rates are up significantly across the United States as better treatments produce more positive outcomes. The study that showed an uptick in survival...

Skin Cancer Survivors Aren’t Protecting Themselves From The Sun: Study May 24th, 2017

It is estimated more than 3 million people in America are diagnosed each year with a non-melanoma type of skin cancer. While the vast majority of people diagnosed with skin cancers other than melanoma do survive, fatalities are not unheard of. Given the gravity of a single diagnosis of cancer,...

Tips For Preventing Breast Cancer May 14th, 2017

While genetic mutations and other unchangeable factors may be the causes behind some of the 252,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer diagnosed each year in the U.S., lifestyle factors may also play a role. With that in mind, women who would like to lower their risks of developing this...

Breath Test For Lung Cancer Making Strides Apr 23rd, 2017

People who are diagnosed with or suspected to have lung cancer may find a new test to track this disease in their future. Researchers are making headway on a “breath” test that may open the door to faster diagnosis and more effective treatment. Designed to seek out specific organic compounds...

Alcohol Use Implicated In 7 Cancers Apr 14th, 2017

People interested in lowering their risks for certain forms of cancer may want to think twice about cracking open their next beer or partaking in another mixed adult beverage. A new analysis has found that strong evidence exists to link alcohol consumption to seven forms of cancer. Evidence, researchers say,...

When To Seek Out A Texas Oncologist Mar 23rd, 2017

With an estimated 1.7 million Americans likely to receive a positive diagnosis of cancer in the coming year, questions surrounding this disease and its care are not at all uncommon. When this condition is suspected, gaining the best possible medical care is of utmost importance. Some people, however, may not...

Breast Cancer Detection: 3D Mammography Continues To Shine Mar 14th, 2017

Since its approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2011, 3D mammography has continued to prove itself crucial. This advanced screening technology is used to detect breast cancer in all women, but most especially those with dense breast tissue. After several years of active use across the country,...

What To Look For In A Texas Oncology Cancer Center Feb 24th, 2017

Nothing prepares an individual or family for a positive diagnosis of cancer. Once the initial shock, uncertainty and fear of the diagnosis wear off, however, patients and their loved ones can regain some semblance of control by taking an active role in seeking out the best possible advice and treatment...

Achalasia May Raise Esophageal Cancer Risk Feb 14th, 2017

Esophageal cancer is one of the rarest forms of the disease with only about 16,900 new cases diagnosed in the United States annually. While acid reflux disease, smoking and other causes have long been linked to this condition, another disorder may also add to the number of cases witnessed each...

Follow-up After Breast Cancer Treatment Remains Critical Jan 22nd, 2017

One of the happiest days in a breast cancer patient’s life is when a doctor announces the need for treatment is over. Whether this signals a successful surgical outcome or the end of rounds of chemo or radiation, the news is like music to the ears. That news, however, doesn’t...

Breast Cancer Prevention: Awareness Matters, Choice Cancer Care Jan 13th, 2017

Each October, healthcare professionals, cancer survivors, community groups and others go to great lengths to spread the word about breast cancer. This disease is a concern for all women, but it can affect men too. With an estimated 252,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer diagnosed each year, and more...

Smoking-related Lung Cancer On The Decline In Texas Dec 24th, 2016

Lung cancer remains one of the most commonly diagnosed forms of this disease in the United States. With an estimated 225,000 new cases each year and some 158,000 deaths, lung cancer accounts for about 14 percent of all cancers. While the battle against this disease remains very much active, one...

Immunotherapy May Offer Hope For Advanced Skin Cancer Patients Dec 14th, 2016

Enticing the body to fight cancer all on its own is the primary idea behind immunotherapy. This course of treatment has made great strides in recent years with a number of studies and products showing a great deal of potential for treating a diversity of cancers. A relatively new breakthrough...

Tackling Racial Disparity In Breast Cancer Survival Nov 24th, 2016

All women are at risk for breast cancer. The American Cancer Society, in fact, estimates about 246,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in the coming year. Some 40,000 American women will die from this disease. While women of African-American descent are technically at lower risk for...

Colorectal Cancer Screening: Blood Test Gains Fda Approval Nov 14th, 2016

People who aren’t at an especially high risk for the development of colorectal cancers may soon find a new blood test offered to them for screening. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new blood-based screening test for colorectal cancer. Already in use in Europe and elsewhere, the...

Sugar And Cancer: How The Two Are Related Oct 24th, 2016

With more than 1.6 million new cases of cancer reportedly annually in the United States alone, getting ahead of this disease is a serious concern for all. People who want to reduce their risks are likely to find their mothers’ advice about avoiding sugar can very much help. As it...

Can Acupuncture Help Breast Cancer Patients? Oct 16th, 2016

For the 246,000 American women likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year invasive, but critical treatments are likely to become a part of their realities. Surgery, chemotherapy and hormone therapy can all prove crucial in successfully treating this disease, but they can take their toll on the body...

Cancer Patient Satisfaction Rises With Improved Information Sharing Sep 24th, 2016

When the diagnosis is cancer most patients have so many decisions to make, they don’t necessarily have a chance to stop and think about the long-term ramifications of treatment. This can be especially so for younger patients in regard to fertility issues. Researchers are finding, however, that taking pause to...

Cancer Patients May Fare Better At Home Sep 15th, 2016

Making sure cancer patients receive the highest quality of care is a concern for clinicians and family members alike. This is especially so when end-of-life concerns become a very strong reality in terminal cases. While long believed that palliative care was best provided at medical institutions where the quality of...

Tamoxifen Produces Positive Results In Premenopausal Breast Cancer Patients Aug 25th, 2016

For the estimated 246,000 American women likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, treatment may take on a variety of forms. Surgery, be it a lumpectomy or mastectomy, is almost always a given. Chemotherapy and radiation, too, may also be advised. Some women may also find their healthcare...

Want To Prevent Cancer? Exercise! Aug 13th, 2016

People who are looking for ways to cut their risk of developing cancer may only need to get up and get moving to have a strong impact. A recent study found that higher levels of physical activity could cut the risks associated with 13 different forms of cancer. The study...

Targeted Therapies May Help Overcome Tumor Resistance Jul 24th, 2016

Medical science has come a very long way in treating different forms of cancer. Radiotherapy, chemotherapy, surgery and other treatments are now often highly successful in treating and beating various forms of this disease. Some tumors, however, are resistant to treatments provided. Researchers believe they may have found a way...

Breast Cancer And Thyroid Cancer Strongly Linked: Study Jul 15th, 2016

Women who are diagnosed with breast cancer are more likely to develop thyroid cancer and vice versa, according to a new study. The study puts an important spotlight on this potential connection that healthcare providers and their patients should be aware of. The study in question looked at the risks...

Fish Offering Valuable Insights Into Melanoma’s Character Jun 25th, 2016

Thousands of Americans are diagnosed with melanoma each year. While people who are younger and are diagnosed in early stages of the disease enjoy a high survival rate, this is not always the case. The American Melanoma Foundation, in fact, estimates about 1 person an hour dies from this form...

Immunotherapy Named Biggest Breakthrough In Cancer Treatment Jun 14th, 2016

The good guys have made some major advances in the war against cancer over the past few years. One of the biggest advances involves a form of treatment known as immunotherapy. This line of research, in fact, shows so much promise the American Society of Clinical Oncology has named immunotherapy...

New Mammogram Screening Guidelines Ill Advised, Many Say May 25th, 2016

The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force’s recommendations to change protocols for routine mammograms has sent shockwaves through the medical community. That organization is recommending that guidelines change to state that women between the age of 50 and 74 years of age should receive biannual mammogram screenings. The change would essentially...

Wider Surgical Margins May Improve Melanoma Outcomes May 15th, 2016

The American Cancer Society estimates that 76,000 Americans will be diagnosed with melanoma this year. About 10,000 people will die from this form of skin cancer. While melanoma treatment has come a long way in recent years, the rates of diagnosis have been rising over the past three decades or...

Can Cruciferous Vegetables Prevent Cancer? Apr 24th, 2016

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure for certain. Many would argue that is especially so in regard to cancer. Taking action to alter lifestyle concerns that may increase risks has been shown to make a difference. Eating right happens to be one of the steps many...

Most Cancers Are Not Accidental, Study Finds Apr 12th, 2016

A recent study that concluded a large percentage of cancers develop largely due to bad luck has been answered by another research project that disputes those findings. While luck-of-the-draw related to random mutations does account for some cancers, the most recent study says that behaviors and environmental toxins play a...

Psoriasis May Increase Cancer Risk Mar 25th, 2016

A common skin condition may signal a stronger likelihood for a person to develop a number of potentially serious forms of cancer. Researchers have found a link between the development of lung and non-melanoma skin cancer and lymphoma with psoriasis. The elevated risks for those three particular forms of cancer...

Early Detection Critical For Breast Cancer Patients Mar 15th, 2016

Courtesy of aggressive early screening methods about 61,000 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in its earliest stage in the coming year. When cancer is caught in situ, it is often considered noninvasive and highly treatable. This is precisely why early screening methods have been developed and are...

Stomach Cancer Facts Feb 25th, 2016

The American cancer society estimates nearly 25,000 Americans are diagnosed with stomach cancers each and every year. Some 10,700 people die from the disease annually. Although most typically diagnosed in older people, with diagnosis most common in those age 65 or older, the disease can strike much earlier. Although relatively...

Benign Breast Disease May Not Be So Harmless Feb 13th, 2016

Getting the news a biopsy has found that a suspicious lesion in the breast isn’t cancer is cause to celebration. A diagnosis of the benign condition known as atypical hyperplasia isn’t, however, a signal to let the guard down entirely. As more studies find a link between this relatively harmless...

Mammograms: When Should Women Get Them? Jan 28th, 2016

An estimated 231,000 American women are diagnosed with invasive breast cancer each year. Another 60,000 women find they have this form of cancer in its earliest, and often most treatable, stages. Despite major advances in treatments, however, an estimated 40,000 women die annually from this disease, shedding light on the...

Imrt May Be The Better Treatment Choice For Lung Cancer Treatment Jan 11th, 2016

As thousands of Americans face down a diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer each year, researchers are continually working to develop the best possible treatment methods. The aim is to beat the cancer while lowering the impacts on patients in the process. A new study out of the University of...

Chemo In Pregnancy Doesn’t Affect Child Development Jan 1st, 2016

Study: Chemo in Pregnancy Doesn’t Affect Child Development Getting a positive diagnosis of cancer during a pregnancy can be especially devastating for women. First, the news of cancer itself is difficult for many to accept. Add to the revelation the reality that an unborn baby might be impacted and the...

Colorectal Tumors May Differ By Age: Study Dec 15th, 2015

Understanding the role age may play in colorectal tumor development was the aim of a recent study conducted at memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Well Cornell Medical College in New York. Researchers at those two institutions believe they have found evidence that suggests tumor formation and biology may differ...

Aspirin May Give The Body A Big Preventative Boost Nov 25th, 2015

Those simple aspirin tablets in the back of the medicine cabinet may very well be good for a whole lot more than fighting minor aches and pains. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently gave its thumbs up to this over-the-counter drug’s use as a primary preventative not only for...

Understanding Immune Checkpoints And Their Role In Cancer Nov 16th, 2015

Many people liken the body to a computer that functions well courtesy of high-tech programming that keeps interdependent systems operating smoothly. One such system is the immune system. Sort of like a computer’s antivirus software, the immune system constantly scans for foreign invaders. When invaders, such as viruses, are detected,...

Prostate Cancer Screening Can Save Lives Oct 29th, 2015

Prostate cancer is the most common form of this disease found in American men. With an estimated 220,000 new cases reported each year and nearly 28,000 deaths, the disease is a real problem. Fortunately, many men will find that detection can lead to early, life-saving treatment when interventions are needed....

Lung Cancer On The Rise In Nonsmokers Oct 15th, 2015

Smoking and lung cancer have long gone hand-in-hand with those who light up far more at risk for developing this potentially deadly disease. Researchers are finding, however, a rather disturbing trend in the numbers of lung cancer patients being diagnosed who happen to have never had a habit to kick...

Early Treatment Makes A Difference In Lung Cancer Outcomes Sep 27th, 2015

Widely accepted as the deadliest form of cancer, lung cancer strikes an estimated 221,000 Americans each year. Some 158,000 people in the United States, men and women alike, die from the disease. At present, the survival rate for lung cancer patients is rather low. Only about 15 percent or so...

Collective Intelligence May Improve Breast Cancer Diagnosis Sep 16th, 2015

Breast cancer is one of the leading types of cancer facing women in the United States and the world. With thousands of patients diagnosed with this disease annually throughout the world, it’s also gained the dubious distinction of being one of the most deadly forms. While early screening procedures, such...

New Drug Shows Great Promise In Treating Lung Cancer Aug 30th, 2015

It is estimated that more than 200,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer each year in the United States. Some 160,000 people die from this disease annually across the country. With those grim numbers in mind, researchers work around the clock devising new methods for detection and treatment. A new...

Exercise Your Way To Lower Breast Cancer Risk Aug 14th, 2015

While there’s no guarantee that women can always keep breast cancer at bay, recent studies are indicating there is a method that can greatly reduce their risks. This is especially so for women who are witnessing their individual risks rise following menopause. So, what’s the key to lowering risks? Researchers...

Focused Radiation Offers New Hope For Lung Cancer Patients Jul 26th, 2015

Lung cancer patients with small tumors may soon find a whole new treatment option open to them. A recent small-scale clinical trial showed that the application of focused radiation treatments in earlier stages of lung cancer could be as effective – if not more so – than riskier surgical procedures....

Researchers Find New Reason For Men To Quit Smoking Jul 15th, 2015

As if the body of evidence on the benefits of quitting smoking wasn’t already tremendously large, researchers have found a new compelling reason for men to kick the habit. Ex-smokers, it seems, have a greater risk for experiencing recurring prostate cancers, but that’s not the case for those who give...

Lung Cancer Is A Silent Killer For Non-smokers Jul 1st, 2015

While lung cancer is commonly associated with people who smoke, the reality is not everyone who gets this disease lights up. Since screening for lung cancer isn’t as common for non-smokers, the disease can often progress, unchecked for quite some time. That means when diagnosis comes, it may be too...

Prostate Seed Implants Deliver Higher Survival Rate, Study Finds Jun 22nd, 2015

A new study out of Canada provides the latest evidence that prostate seed implant therapy is a highly effective method for treating this disease. Researchers, in fact, found that low-dose radioactive seed implants produce a five-year cancer-free survival rate that is double that found with more conventional high-dose radiation therapy....

Too Much Testing Might Not Be A Good Thing For Lung Cancer May 26th, 2015

Routine screening for most forms of a cancer is a standard of care that can ultimately lead to lifesaving measures. Even so, sometimes too many screenings might not be a good thing – especially in regard to lung cancer. Many doctors are becoming increasingly concerned about over testing for this...

Facts Men Need To Know About Prostate Cancer May 15th, 2015

An estimated one out of seven men face a diagnosis of prostate cancer at some point during their lives. This disease is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in American men, falling just behind lung cancer. Understanding the facts about this disease can help men see the importance of early detection...

Hair Loss Isn’t Inevitable With Chemo Apr 30th, 2015

While chemotherapy can cause a number of unpleasant side effects, perhaps the most dreaded of them all is the strong potential for hair loss that goes along with this proposition. This pubic-facing effect is one that both men and women alike would prefer to avoid entirely. Courtesy of a relatively...

Aacr Cancer Progress Report 2013: Immunotherapy Apr 21st, 2015

Decades of cancer research have fueled extraordinary medical, scientific, and technical advances that gave us the tools that we now use for the prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. Together, these advances have helped save millions of lives in the United States and worldwide. As highlighted in the Special...

Scalp Cooling Does Not Pose A Risk For Scalp Metastases Apr 21st, 2015

Scalp cooling is a “viable and effective method” for preventing hair loss during cancer treatments and does not appear to pose a risk for scalp metastases, concluded a US overview of 83 papers, presented at the 12th International Conference of Early Breast Cancer (St Gallen, Switzerland 16 to 19 March)....

Monthly Program For Early Detection Lung Screening Apr 16th, 2015

One recently published study by The National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) has shown that Low Dose CT Screening can effectively detect Lung Cancer. Earlier detection leads to an earlier treatment option, which extends lives, and even provides a cure in some cases. Early detection is extremely important and has shown...

Fueling Right For Cancer Treatments Mar 31st, 2015

When it comes to fighting cancer, sometimes the cure can seem worse than the cause. Chemotherapy, surgery and radiation can leave patients feeling sicker than they did to begin with while zapping their strength and energy. While it’s all for a good cause and the temporary hurdle will be overcome,...

Questions To Ask When The Diagnosis Is Cancer Mar 17th, 2015

Hearing the “C word” in a conversation with a doctor can make your breath stop and your heart beat faster while your mind races to grasp the gravity of the situation. There’s no two ways about it – this diagnosis is a scary one. Even so, it’s not always a...

Talking To Children About Cancer Treatment Mar 3rd, 2015

When you are diagnosed with cancer your whole world can be turned upside down. You’re no longer living the life that you are used to; instead you are on someone else’s schedule and that “someone” else is your cancer. Doctor appointments, treatments, recuperating, and more – there is nothing that...

Quitting Smoking For The New Year Feb 17th, 2015

As the calendar flipped a page, we welcomed a new year and for many people this means embarking on the traditional New Year’s Resolutions that so many of us commit ourselves to in the quest for a fresh start. Certainly one of the top resolutions for many people is to...

Smoking Cessation For Cancer Patients Jan 29th, 2015

It’s no surprise that smoking is not good for anyone. In fact, smoking can cause a variety of dangerous medical conditions including cancer. For those who have been diagnosed with cancer, stopping smoking is absolutely crucial for embracing treatment entirely and eventually getting healthy. Of course, if quitting smoking was...

Helping Fight Cancer With A Positive Attitude Jan 13th, 2015

Cancer is an emotional disease as well as a physical disease. There is much emotion connected with receiving a diagnosis of cancer as well as fighting the disease through treatment. The treatment itself is obviously crucial in fighting cancer but so too is a variety of less tangible elements such...

The Facts On Skin Cancer Dec 26th, 2014

Despite the staggering statistics associated with skin cancer, it continues to be one of the often overlooked forms of cancer – something that people assume will never happen to them, until it does. However if people just understood the facts associated with skin cancer, they would have the tools they...

Lung Cancer Treatment Options Dec 15th, 2014

Treatment for lung cancer is very much determined by the type and stage of cancer – including how far the cancer has spread from its location of origin – as well as the patient’s overall health and ability to withstand the side effects that can often develop from different types...

Best Cancer Care At A Cancer Treatment Center Near You Dec 4th, 2014

The words “it’s cancer” are known to turn life upside down and comes with millions of unanswered questions and one of them is “What do I do next?” This question is universal for most people diagnosed with any type of cancer and the fears are the same for each. The...

Who Is At Risk For Breast Cancer? Nov 26th, 2014

With an estimated 1 in 8 women in the United States likely to develop breast cancer over the course of their lifetime, the risk of this disease cuts across all ethnicities and socioeconomic classes. While major advancements have been made in successfully fighting the disease when it is caught early,...

Tips For Eating Right During Cancer Treatments Nov 13th, 2014

Maintaining a healthy diet during chemotherapy and radiation is critical for preserving energy levels and helping stave off other forms of illness. As anyone who has undergone these treatments knows, however, eating right in the midst of them is easier said than done. Are there things that patients can do...

What To Insist On In A Cancer Doctor Nov 3rd, 2014

Going through cancer treatments is a very scary proposition. What makes it even more so is finding yourself loaded with questions, but not having a place to turn to get some solid, trustworthy answers. While the internet can shed some light if you know how to vet your sources, it’s...

Are You At Risk For Skin Cancer? Oct 15th, 2014

Skin cancer is considered the most common form of cancer diagnosed in the United States. With more than 2 million people diagnosed annually, it’s a form of the disease almost everyone needs to be concerned about. After all, the disease impacts more people each year than incidences of breast, prostate,...

Does Your Oncologist’s Bedside Manner Matter? Sep 30th, 2014

If you’re battling cancer, chances are you’ve sought out the most knowledgeable, reputable oncologist you could find. It’s also likely that you’re working hard to follow every instruction to give yourself the best possible chance at winning the fight. But, what happens if you and your doctor just don’t get...

Understanding How Cancer Works Sep 15th, 2014

Cancer is a scary disease that can strike pretty much anyone at any time. It has a multitude of forms and a variety of treatments. In all honesty, it can affect just about any part of the body and may leave behind devastating effects that can lead to mortality. Having...

Involving Family In Cancer Treatment Sep 3rd, 2014

There can be nothing more frightening than a diagnosis of cancer. It is a scary time in anyone’s life but a strong cancer care team can make you feel that you are not in the battle alone. No one can argue that the right support can make the battle against...

Finding An Oncologist & Cancer Treatment Center Aug 18th, 2014

A battle against cancer can be one of the fiercest fights we undergo in our lifetime. We want a team beside us that will support us through this process and never waver in their dedication to providing us with the highest quality care. The right oncologist and cancer care treatment...

What To Expect In Cancer Treatment In Texas Jul 29th, 2014

Getting a diagnosis of cancer is frightening to say the least. It doesn’t matter if the disease has been caught in its very first stage or has progressed further than you could have imagined, you need a team of experts on your side to help you fight back while preserving...

Why Choose A Texas Cancer Center Over Other Options? Jul 17th, 2014

When the diagnosis is cancer, the options for treatment can be overwhelming to say the least. Selecting the right course can make a big difference in survival chances while also lessening the impacts of the battle on you, your family, and your life in general. While some people prefer working...

Cancer Treatment Options Available Jun 27th, 2014

Cancer is treatable, and depending on its stage, cancer can also be cured. There are many treatment options for cancer, and based on the particular type and stage of cancer different treatments or a combination of treatments will be determined by the doctor to achieve the best results for each...

Tips On Cancer Prevention Jun 17th, 2014

Cancer is a deadly condition, and though it can be cured when diagnosed at an early stage, prevention is always the best option. Studies have not yet revealed the exact causes of cancer; however staying away from carcinogens and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a suggested way to prevent cancer....

How Does Proton Treatment Work? May 28th, 2014

Proton therapy is an advanced radiation therapy that can increase the effectiveness of radiation while minimizing the side effects. Proton treatment is carried out with the help of proton beams; these positively charged particles pull out the electrons from their orbits, causing damage to the molecules. The molecular damages caused...

Finding A Proton Therapy Center May 15th, 2014

Proton therapy is the latest process of radiation that allows the therapist to deliver the maximum radiation to the cancer cells while subjecting the surrounding healthy cells to minimum radiation. This therapy is performed with the help of a highly specialized machine, and the effectiveness ofthe therapy primarily depends on...

Why Exercise Is Considered As An Integral Part Of Cancer Treatment And Recovery Apr 30th, 2014

Exercise is an integral and significant part of treatment and recovery for cancer patients. Cancer specialists encourage patients to launch strong retaliatory attacks on the disease with “exercise” as the weapon. Exercising does help in the healing process for cancer patients. Exercise can help with:  Inflammation: The muscle mass of...

Cancer Oncologists And Their Qualifications Apr 16th, 2014

Different Types of Cancer Oncologists:  Medical Oncologist: The most common cancer specialist is a medical oncologist. This specialist is in charge of frequent, long-term checkups of a patient. A medical oncologist plays the role of an internist while using advanced tools like “Internal Medicine EHR Software” for treating patients in an...

Cancer Sometimes Can Be Detected Before It Causes Symptoms Mar 31st, 2014

Checking for cancer in people who do not show any symptoms is known as screening. Early screening enables doctors to treat cancer effectively because cancer treatment is more successful if the disease is diagnosed at an early stage. However, it is to be noted that not all types of cancer can...

Different Types Of Advanced Cancer Treatment Options Mar 20th, 2014

With the latest advancement in medical sciences, a number of options for effective cancer treatment have been discovered. For patients suffering with cancer, it is no longer considered a death sentence, and with proper treatment, received in the early stages of cancer, patients can get back to their normal life...

Cancer Can Be Treated In A Number Of Ways Feb 20th, 2014

Cancer can be treated in a number of ways. Cancer treatment options largely depend on the kind of cancer and how far it has spread. Cancer treatments include biological therapy, hormonal therapy, surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. People diagnosed with cancer are normally receive one or more of the below cancer treatment options:  Surgery. Used...

Finding The Right Cancer Doctor Jan 15th, 2014

Cancer is curable if it is detected early. However, for successful treatment of the disease, you have to find a skilled and experienced doctor. Usually we only look at the educational qualifications of a doctor before we decide to make an appointment, but this is not sufficient in the case...

Specialties Of A Cancer Doctor Dec 31st, 2013

Cancer is one of the most dreaded diseases and cases of cancer are also on the rise. However, timely detection of this disease allows for proper treatment and the chances of survival and success are better if the cancer is detected at an early stage. However, proper diagnosis of cancer...

Best Colon Cancer Treatment In Texas Dec 31st, 2013

Colon cancer, also known as colorectal cancer or rectal cancer refers to cancer that develops in the colon. There are various cancer centers of Texas that have excelled in the treatment of colon cancer. Colon cancer treatment in Texas is known to be very renowned as there are many success stories that are...

Specialty Of An Oncology Cancer Center Dec 17th, 2013

If you suspect that you are suffering from cancer then you should visit an oncology cancer center. At these cancer centers there will be certified oncologists who will be able to diagnose your illness and then treat it effectively. The first step of the treatment of an illness like cancer...

Oncology Cancer Centers And Their Services Nov 18th, 2013

Cancer is one of the most life threatening diseases and needs proper care and treatment by special centers known as oncology cancer centers. Their goal is to provide empathetic care as well as confidence to help patients beat their cancer with the greatest probability of success. There are many types...

Cancer Treatment Centers Provide Many Approaches To Cure This Disease Oct 28th, 2013

As cancer is a disease that is very complex, it requires a tremendous amount of care and the best cancer treatment if one wants to beat it. Cancer patients pay regular visits to cancer care centers as soon as the disease is detected. If the disease is detected in its...

Oncology Centers Help You Battle Cancer Oct 15th, 2013

According to some statistics, each year hundreds of deaths are due to cancer. Cancer is a disease that is unstoppable unless it is detected at an early stage or treated properly. Cancer cure centers help cancer patients fight this deadly disease, and they also care for their patients and provide...

Get The Best Treatment At A Renowned Oncology Cancer Center Oct 1st, 2013

Cancer is a condition that is caused by the malignancy of cells in different body organs or parts. Though the condition is considered serious, there are treatments to cure this disease. Cancer, when diagnosed at an early stage, is completely treatable and curable; even the survival rate of patients with...

The Best Cancer Care Can Change Your Life Sep 16th, 2013

The pain and trauma a cancer patient goes through is unimaginable for most people. In such situations, it is crucial to make those with cancer feel cared and loved. Finding the best cancer care can be a determining factor in curing this disease. The best cancer care is one that...

Common Radiation Treatment Options Aug 29th, 2013

There are many ways of treating cancer through radiation. These Radiation Treatment Options are used based the condition of the patient. Sometimes high energy beams are passed through the cancerous area. This is a process that tries to eliminate any kind of cancer cells that remain even after the tumor...

Treatment For Cancer Aug 19th, 2013

Cancer has a number of distinctive types of external radiation beam therapies. These treatment options are used for specific cancer types according to the recommendations and judgments of the concerned radiation oncologists. Types of Treatment for Cancer: 3D-CRT or Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy:This therapy uses unique imaging techniques and computers...

Different Radiation Treatment Options And Their Application Jul 31st, 2013

Radiation therapy is one of the most effective treatments in treating cancer. In this process, the DNA of the cancerous cells is destroyed with the help of radiation, thus restraining the malignant cells to reproduce and grow. Among the different Radiation treatment options available, the oncologist will suggest the most...

The Best Treatments For Cancer Are Now Available Jul 17th, 2013

With the advancement in medical sciences, different technology based procedures to treat cancer have emerged. In light of recent research, some of the latest treatments are the best solutions for treating cancer. In some cases, the procedure and the technology used for treatment have been reviewed and fine-tuned to make...

Successful Cancer Treatment In Texas – Factors To Consider Jun 27th, 2013

In order to obtain the best results from any cancer treatment regimen, both physicians and patients must adapt and respect the multidimensional and complex nature of each patient’s unique cancer. It’s an irony that, the mainstream medical establishment works on the line of “one size fits all” strategy that may...

Options To Consider For Cancer Treatment Jun 14th, 2013

Cancer treatments may combine two or more therapies. The most common form of cancer treatment options are surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Surgery Doctors may prescribe surgery to completely remove the cancer, especially if the tumor is too big. Surgery basically is advised to remove as much of the tumor...

Keys To A Successful Cancer Treatment In Texas! May 30th, 2013

After knowing that you have been diagnosed with cancer, you may certainly feel afraid, scared, or even uncertain about your life. In such a state, patients usually ask: How will I be able to handle all of this? Cancer care treatment centers in Texas have some of the best cancer...

Treatment For Cancer – Options To Consider May 17th, 2013

Cancer can be treated in several ways. The treatment largely depends on the kind of cancer and how far it has spread. Normally cancer treatments include surgery, hormonal therapy, chemotherapy, biologic therapy and radiation. People diagnosed with cancer often receive one or more types of treatment. Surgery – Specialists perform surgery...

Approach The Best Cancer Doctor In Texas For Cancer Treatment Apr 30th, 2013

Cancer treatment centers in Texas have effective treatment plans that combine traditional, state-of-the-art medical aids with scientifically supported treatments such as physical therapy, naturopathic medicine, psycho-social counseling, nutrition and spiritual support that is essential during difficult and advanced-stages of this disease. The doctors at these centers are compassionate towards your problems...

Texas Oncology Center- A Place To Contact For Cancer Treatment Apr 19th, 2013

The process of detecting and treating cancer is complicated and often requires a team of doctors, nurses, and other health care members. A team of surgical oncologist, medical oncologist, and other specialists will help treat cancer effectively. Cancer treatment combines the knowledge and ability of diverse disciplines to provide the best possible...

Texas Oncology Cancer Center – An Overview Mar 29th, 2013

Cancer is a prevalent disease that touches everybody sometime in their life. If you or your loved ones are affected by this dangerous disease, then look at the treatment centers in North Texas  where they are able to provide cancer treatments to help cure this disease. These treatment center’s have knowledgeable oncologists,...

North Texas Oncology – An Effective Cancer Therapy Mar 19th, 2013

Treatment centers for cancer in Texas are providing the best treatments all over the world. Globally patients are rushing to north Texas to fight this terrible disease. At Choice Cancer Care Centers you will receive treatment using highly advanced technology administered by professionally skilled Doctors. Many cancer treatments are used for all...

Important Factors To Consider About Cancer Feb 28th, 2013

If you think that you might be suffering from cancer, it is very important to make an appointment with a doctor, because if it is not done quickly, problems could increase further. You need to keep certain things in mind when going through testing. First you need to prepare yourself...

Choose The Best Oncologists To Treat Cancer In Texas Feb 21st, 2013

Cancer is one disease which can be fatal if not diagnosed early and treated on time. Therefore, it is important to find a good oncologist for a cancer patient. But how can one choose the best oncologist? There are certain things that should be researched while searching for the right...

Fight Cancer With Effective Cancer Treatment In Texas Jan 31st, 2013

Since times immemorial, cancer has been the most dreaded disease mainly because of the innumerable lives it has claimed. In the early stages of medical development, even the sharpest of the minds found it awfully complex to develop a cure for this life tolling disease. Times were tough to the...

A New Ray Of Hope For Cancer Treatment Is Radiation Therapy Jan 24th, 2013

In recent times, many new technologies have sprung up in positive response to cancer treatment throughout the world; but the word ‘cancer’ still scares us. In areas under Northern Texas including the Dallas and Ft Worth metroplex, various centers are available with effective treatment of cancer and other blood disorders....

Significance Of Radiation Therapy Dec 18th, 2012

Radiation therapy is known to be one of the most common types of cancer treatment. Many people have been able to cure cancer with the help of this therapy. Radiation therapy in Texas is basically the usage of high-energy particles or waves, such as x-rays, gamma rays, electron beams or protons for...

Texas Oncologists Fighting Cancer Nov 30th, 2012

With the increased rate of cancer incidents at an alarming rate, more efforts to cure this ailment have increased. With modern technology and equipment, Texas oncologists with complete cancer care are ready to fight for your life. Texas oncology centers provide treatment at remarkable success rates, and the treatment plan chosen is done...

Oncologists – Helping To Fight Cancer! Oct 31st, 2012

Diagnosing an individual with a particular type of cancer may sometimes be difficult based on the symptoms they exhibit. There are several diagnostic tools and tests that Texas oncologists use in determining the right diagnosis. They are highly specialized physicians who are able to diagnose and treat various kinds of cancers. These...

Cancer? No Need To Worry! Oct 22nd, 2012

There are many victims of cancer and people are dying from this disease, but those who were diagnosed at the cancer’s early stages of development received treatment right away giving a much better chance of survival. Cancer treatment centers are equipped with adequate facilities and have experienced professional physicians. There...

Choice Cancer Care Uses The Latest Treatments For Cancer Sep 28th, 2012

A number of cases of cancer are diagnosed each year; it is one of the most dreadful diseases which exist today. Nowadays there is a lot of awareness about cancer and most people try to stay on top their health by scheduling routine visits to the doctor and an annual...

Radiation Therapy Is One Solution To Fighting Cancer Sep 13th, 2012

Nowadays, we have seen several diseases in our lifetime. One of the most deadly diseases known is cancer. This disease can be potentially life threatening and cause untold suffering in patients. It is necessary to have regular checkups to ascertain one’s health status. The most common types of cancer are:...

Radiation Therapy Is One Of The Best Treatments For Cancer Aug 30th, 2012

Cancer is one of the deadliest diseases that a person has witnessed. Cancer starts with damage to DNA, the material that contains the instructions for every chemical process in our body, including the rate of cellular growth. According to the world health organization, one out of four men and one...

Texas Oncology- Treatment Reaching Beyond Simple Medication Aug 15th, 2012

Cancer is a dreadful disease and has touched the lives of all, either directly or indirectly. The Texas cancer clinics are the forerunner in the treatment of this dreadful disease and support patients with individualized cancer care to help patients to resume a normal life. Choice Cancer Care, a Texas...

Cancer Treatment In Texas – Nation’s Most Renowned Cancer Care Jul 26th, 2012

Texas cancer centers, especially the North Texas cancer center – Choice Cancer Care is one of the most renowned cancer treatment centers. This Texas Oncology cancer center is known for their physicians and oncology specialists who offer highly developed treatment options to cancer patients both in under-served rural and urban communities all over the north Texas...

Choice Cancer Care Teams Up With Another Chef To Offer Cancer Fighting Recipes Jul 3rd, 2012

Choice Cancer Care has teamed up with Chef Randy Morgan at Fish City Grill. Chef Randy Morgan is currently the Executive Chef for Fish City Grill, where he oversees kitchen operations, creates menus and ensures consistent quality across all Fish City Grill locations. With restaurants throughout Texas and locations in...

Cancer Screening At A Texas Cancer Center Jun 22nd, 2012

Cancer is a dreadful disease that might take you to the worst place imaginable. People from all over the world experience various types of cancer and come to one of Choice Cancer Care’s cancer clinics for superior treatment. Moreover, our cancer centers provide efficient treatment for patients with all types of cancer. Cancer can...

Advanced Texas Oncology Treatments For Curing Cancer May 31st, 2012

Choice Cancer Care offering Texas Oncology cancer treatments are known worldwide for treating cancer in this region. The services of Oncology are well advanced in Texas and Choice Cancer Care’s Texas Oncology center is a hub for global cancer treatment. Carcinoma in different parts of the human body is studied by Texas cancer physicians. These...

Cancer Treatment Centers In Texas May 22nd, 2012

Texas has many accomplishments and one of them is the successful cancer treatment centers located throughout north Texas. Start your cancer treatments as soon as possible to help fight and cure this disease.Texas Cancer Clinics such as the clinics at Choice Cancer Care have developed innovative therapy and customized cancer treatments for different...

Texas Cancer Programs – The Life Saver Apr 30th, 2012

Choice Cancer Care is a Texas cancer clinic equipped to treat all types of cancer. There are trillions of blood cells, tissue cells and skin cells that make the whole body. In accordance with the rate that is determined by DNA, a normal cell grows and dies. There is a substance found...

Choice Cancer Care Is Teaming Up With Top Chefs To Create Cancer Fighting Recipes Apr 18th, 2012

  Choice Cancer Care, an independent, physician-owned cancer center in North Texas is teaming up with the top chefs in their area who are going to create and share their cancer fighting recipes. These chefs are all set to make Cancer Fighting Recipes using cancer preventative ingredients to help the body fight...

An Aspirin A Day, Might Keep Cancer Away Mar 27th, 2012

It use to be an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but now an aspirin a day might help keep cancer away, based on the promising research reported in the medical journal The Lancet. The new findings about cancer protection came from an analysis of 51 studies involving more...

Some Tips To Help Prevent Cancer Mar 14th, 2012

Today, many Texas cancer institutes are taking the necessary steps to control cancer by improving their cancer treatment techniques. Efforts are being developed in cancer diagnosis procedures in order to ensure a correct and timely diagnosis of various types of cancer. What is cancer – An abnormal growth of tissue or cells...

Breast Cancer The Most Common Cancer In Women Feb 27th, 2012

Cancer is one of the most common diseases seen today. According to the Texas Cancer Institute, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death and it affects many women. One survey, which was conducted by the Texas Cancer Institute shows that currently in United States there are over...

Lung Cancer – Common Form Of Cancer Feb 1st, 2012

Lung cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer today. According to a Texas cancer institute, it is one of the most frequent causes of cancer-related mortality today. In the United States, another form of cancer that is becoming increasingly common is breast cancer, which is the development of...

Try Advanced Cancer Centers For Cancer Treatment Dec 6th, 2011

If you are looking for a hospital for cancer patients, then you may want to think about specialized cancer treatment centers. At Choice Cancer Care, with treatment centers located throughout North Texas, our doctors are highly trained and committed in selecting the perfect combination of personalized cancer treatment options focused...

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Oct 11th, 2011

Breast Cancer Awareness Month has become an international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of breast cancer and to help raise the money needed for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. Breast Cancer Awareness Month also helps to inform and...

Welcome To Choice Cancer Care Jul 14th, 2011

We are proud to announce a new umbrella brand name – Choice Cancer Care – that brings together all of our regional clinics under one unified name. We hope you like our new “look and feel”! So, what does this mean for me?  The new brand name doesn’t change anything about the...