March 1, 2021
CyberKnife 101: What Cancer Patients Should Know
There are several different ways to administer radiation therapy, which is a type of treatment that is used to kill cancer cells. One powerful method is known as the CyberKnife. The CyberKnife system is one way to deliver stereotactic body radiotherapy (... read more
March 1, 2021
Radiation Therapy for Early-Stage Lung Cancer
Surgery has long been the gold standard for treating early-stage lung cancer, but it’s not the right treatment option for everyone. Now, a form of highly targeted radiation therapy (stereotactic body radiotherapy, or SBRT) is proving to be an equally... read more
March 1, 2021
Radiation Therapy: Getting a Second Opinion
Radiation is a highly effective therapy that is used to treat many types of cancer, but it’s also a very complex treatment. That’s why if you are diagnosed with cancer and radiation therapy is recommended, you should consider getting a second opinion before... read more
February 19, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects: What You Should Know
For over a year, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious impact on everyone across the world. This is especially true for cancer patients, their families, and their caregivers. But now, with the development and Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of multiple... read more
February 16, 2021
Nurse Navigators Help Ease the Way for Bone Marrow Transplant Patients
Nurse navigators play a key role in caring for all patients with cancer—and they’re especially important for patients undergoing a bone marrow transplant (BMT). These specially trained coordinators serve as a vital support system to make treatment—and life... read more
February 16, 2021
Fatty Liver Disease: What Everyone Should Know
You likely already know about the link between excess alcohol consumption and severe liver diseases. But many people don’t realize that fatty liver disease—and the complications that can come with it—isn’t always fueled by alcohol. Between 30% and 40% of U... read more