Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month

During the spring and summer months, people are more likely to reach for shorts, tank tops and bathing suits before heading outside. Clothes that offer less coverage means more skin is exposed to the sun’s harmful rays. This puts you at a higher risk of sunburn, premature aging and melanoma. If you spend any time…Read More »

What is Stereostatic Radio Surgery and How Can it Help You?

There has been much advancement in cancer research and treatment options over the years. One of the most notable technologies is Stereostatic Radio Surgery. Stereostatic Radio Surgery (SRS) is only possible because of highly advanced technologies that deliver a maximum dose of radiation within a targeted tumor area while minimizing damage to the surrounding healthy…Read More »

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Warning Signs of Colon Cancer

Each year there are approximately 95,000 new cases of colon cancer in the United States alone. Aside from skin cancers, it is the third most common cancer diagnosed each year. While this type of cancer has a high mortality rate, more people are getting regular colorectal cancer tests, which helps doctors identify and remove colorectal…Read More »

We’re Here for You: Helping Your Loved One Through Cancer Treatment

The START Center for Cancer Care is dedicated to improving the quality of life for those living with cancer. We provide world-class care and the most advanced cancer treatments available. Our large team of caring doctors is committed to advancing the standard of multiple cancer-care specialties including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, integrative therapies, and…Read More »

Genetic Testing for Cancer Treatment

Genetic testing for cancer treatment is an invaluable resource for cancer care. It helps cancer care specialists at The START Center for Cancer Care identify the most effective, individualized treatment for those living with cancer. Our specialists look for specific inherited mutations in your chromosomes, genes and proteins. If harmful mutations are found, your doctor…Read More »

Lowering Your Risk for Cervical Cancer

This year alone, an estimated 12,990 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer. But by taking the right steps to protect yourself from the human papillomavirus (HPV), you can lower your risk. HPV is a very common infection that spreads through sexual activity. In fact, an estimated 79 million Americans currently have HPV, and each year,…Read More »

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