Comparing Cancer Care Providers; You Have the Power to Choose

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If you or someone you know hears the words, “you have cancer,” it is one of the scariest moments of your life. While time is certainly of the essence, there are many choices to make and selecting a cancer center in which to receive treatment is one of the most important. It’s key to know […]

Cancer Clinical Trials: Why are they important?

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Cancer clinical trials are research studies that involve real patients and can offer a new best practice or late-breaking strategy to help fight cancer. They also empower patients and their families by offering another option for cancer care with the guidance and safety of a team of experts including doctors and clinical research team members. […]

Immunotherapy: Harnessing the immune system to fight cancer

Immunotherapy: Harnessing the immune system to fight cancer

Has the key to ending cancer been within our bodies all along? One of the hottest topics right now in oncology treatment is immunotherapy, a new way of treating cancer that harnesses an individual’s own immune system to recognize, control and potentially cure cancers. Immunotherapy is a different approach from conventional treatments such as chemotherapy […]

New Hope and Help for People Needing Brain Tumor Treatment

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As a physician with many years of experience in treating patients with brain tumors, I can tell you that this kind of diagnosis is an immensely challenging and life changing experience. Thankfully, there are more effective treatment options than ever before. Stereotactic radiosurgery/radiation therapy is an example of a treatment technique that continuously evolves in […]

Remember Your ABCDEs of Melanoma

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Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States with an estimated 3 million Americans diagnosed with the disease each year. May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and with summertime quickly approaching and more outdoor activities underway, it is important to take precautionary steps to ensure you’re protecting your skin […]