START’s Dr. Steven Kalter Weighs In On ASCO Conference

START Center oncologist Dr. Steven Kalter weighed in on some of the most important aspects of ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) conference that kicks off in Chicago this week on June 5th. This is the industry’s largest cancer conference, drawing some 30,000 oncologists and oncology professionals. One sure sign that the War on Cancer…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 »

Adjusting to Life After Cancer

You’re in remission. These are four words every cancer patient hopes to hear. Though there’s no cure for cancer, it’s the next best thing. The end of cancer treatment should be a time for celebration, however many people experience difficulty acclimating to life after cancer. Cancer survivors are both relieved and ready to put the experience…Read More »

Understanding the Stages of Cancer

Cancer. It’s a small word that can mean a lot of different things. No matter what kind a person has, understanding the stages of cancer and available treatment options is important for optimal treatment. A stage of a cancer mainly describes the size of the tumor and if it has spread to other areas of the…Read More »

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