13 Chemotherapy Misconceptions

While the medical community has made great strides in treating cancer patients with chemotherapy, there are still myths and misconceptions surrounding these medications. Misconceptions about chemotherapy may make you feel confused or scared about your treatment. Learning the facts will help you feel more comfortable with chemotherapy. Here are the some of the most common…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 »

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 »