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 »

Easing Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

For many people, fighting cancer is an all-consuming journey. It takes physical and mental strength to focus on healing, and to withstand the side effects that go along with cancer treatments. Easing and managing side effects The side effects people endure vary, since each person’s health factors, type of cancer treatment and frequency of treatment…Read More »

Cancer Care Catered to You

The complexities of cancer have pressed scientists to dig deeper into the inner workings of human cells to pinpoint cancer’s causes. It’s taken decades, but advances in basic science, technology, therapeutics and the understanding of the genetic causes of cancer have made personalized cancer care possible. Personalized cancer care is here Is it possible to…Read More »

Blood Cancer Awareness Month: Diagnosis and Treatment

Blood cancers can be rooted in the bone marrow (where blood is produced), in the blood, or in the lymph nodes. There are three types of blood cells: Red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Most blood cancers occur when normal blood cell development is interrupted by uncontrolled growth of an abnormal blood cell…Read More »

Understanding Cancer Treatment

Though the thought of cancer treatment can be daunting, your apprehension can be lessened by developing a better understanding about how cancer treatment works. When it comes to treating cancer, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery are the most successful and widely used options. Chemotherapy, radiation therapy and cancer surgery are often used hand in hand,…Read More »

Warning Signs of Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid cancer is a uncommon form of cancer caused by abnormal cell growth within the butterfly-shaped thyroid gland located at the base of the neck. With January being Thyroid Health Awareness month, it’s important to understand the warning signs of thyroid cancer. What does the thyroid do? The thyroid serves many functions that affect your…Read More »