April 15, 2021
Is the COVID Vaccine Less Effective in Cancer Patients?
Over the course of the last 4 months, most of the population has jumped for joy at the development of the COVID-19 vaccine. Getting vaccinated is exciting, and it is one of the major steps that we can all take toward ending this pandemic. We know that the... read more
April 8, 2021
Overall Survival Rates at Bone Marrow Transplant Centers: Why They Mat...
Bone marrow transplants (also known as stem cell transplants) are hailed as life-saving procedures for certain types of cancers (multiple myeloma, acute leukemia, and advanced lymphoma, to name a few). But they’re also incredibly complex—and that’s why it’s... read more
April 8, 2021
The Benefits of Outpatient Cancer Centers
There’s a growing trend in cancer care that allows patients to be treated closer to home. More and more comprehensive cancer centers are offering their world-class services in suburban outpatient centers, which allow patients to receive their treatment and... read more
April 2, 2021
Rectal Cancer Treatment is Changing
Colon and rectal cancers are often thought of as one in the same. But while the two have a lot in common, rectal cancer treatment can often have a bigger impact on a patient’s quality of life. Colorectal cancer is an umbrella term for colon and rectal... read more
March 30, 2021
Mental Health and Prostate Cancer During COVID-19
By Erin Tagai, PhD, MPH A prostate cancer diagnosis can be a stressful, life-changing event, with patients and their doctors making time-sensitive decisions and starting cancer treatment. However, some cancer patients were faced with having to interrupt... read more
March 23, 2021
Surgery as a Treatment for Gastric (Stomach) Cancer: Learn the Facts
There are many types of cancer that are considered fairly rare, and gastric cancer is one of them. If you or a loved one is diagnosed with this disease, surgery is likely to be one of the treatment options and it’s important to know what’s involved. Here... read more