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The START Center Partners With Wonders & Worries To Help Patients Coping with Cancer Talk to Their Children

The START Center for Cancer Care partnered with Wonders and Worries, a non-profit organization that helps parents with life-threatening illnesses provide support to their children, to open a new office at the START Centers’ San Antonio facility on July 14, 2017. The Wonders & Worries organization, in conjunction with The Children’s Bereavement Center of South…Read More »

Common Cancer Symptoms to Look Out For

Nearly two million people in the United States are diagnosed with cancer each year. A substantial portion of these cancers could be prevented through regular health screenings and lifestyle changes. When you know what to look for, you can take steps to protect yourself and your health. What are the most common cancer symptoms? There…Read More »

Understanding Colon Cancer and Colon Cancer Treatment

Approximately 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colon cancer each year, however, it’s one of the most curable types of cancer when it’s detected early. Colonoscopies are vital for early detection of colon cancer because most people do not experience any symptoms until the disease has progressed. Generally speaking, men and women should begin colon cancer…Read More »

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 »

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 »

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