Cervical Cancer Treatment

Each year, approximately 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer. Today, 83 percent of women get a well-woman exam each year to test for uterine or ovarian abnormalities and to screen for cervical cancer. Early cervical cancer typically does not have any outward signs or symptoms, so preventative health screenings are…Read More »

Kidney Cancer Treatment

When you or a loved one is diagnosed with kidney cancer, you want to know your treatment options. As with all cancers, kidney cancer has different levels of severity. Stage I and II cancers are still contained within the kidney and have not metastasized, or spread, to other parts of your body. Stage III kidney…Read More »

Medical Breakthrough For Recurrent Melanoma Patients

Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer, with more than 75,000 people diagnosed each year. Imlygic®, a new oncolytic viral therapy recently approved by the Food & Drug Administration,  helps to fight skin cancer in patients with melanoma recurrence after initial surgery. Read more about advancements in the treatment of melanoma in the following article: New…Read More »

Sugar Linked to Breast and Lung Cancer

In a recent study conducted at the University of Texas’ MD Anderson Cancer Center, sugar has been linked to an increased risk for breast cancer and metastasis (the spread of cancer) to the lungs. The study investigated the impact of dietary sugar on mammary gland tumor development and metastasis in mice. The study Researchers tested…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 »