August 20, 2021
Sarcoma: Important Things to Know
Many people have never heard of sarcoma, with less than 20,000 new diagnoses occurring each year. Sarcoma is a rare form of cancer that develops in the cells of soft tissue or bones. The majority of sarcomas are found in soft tissue—including fat, muscles,... read more
August 10, 2021
Brachytherapy: A Highly Targeted and Effective Option for Treating Pro...
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American men, with about 250,000 new cases diagnosed each year. It starts when cells inside the prostate gland, which is located below the bladder and in front of the rectum, begin to grow out of control... read more
August 3, 2021
Is a COVID Vaccine Booster Dose Necessary in Those Who Are Immunocompr...
The question of whether a booster for the COVID vaccine is necessary has been top of mind for many of our cancer patients and their loved ones. This comes with the recent uptick in news and information related to the effectiveness of the COVID vaccine in... read more
June 28, 2021
Why a Second Opinion Is Encouraged After a Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis
Thyroid cancer is one of the most rapidly growing cancers in the U.S., and the approach to treatment has changed in recent years. If you have been diagnosed with this cancer, getting a second opinion from a specialist can increase your chances for a... read more
June 7, 2021
Catching Cancer Recurrence with Circulating Tumor DNA (ctDNA) Tests: 5...
There’s no way to know for sure whether a successfully treated cancer will come back. But circulating tumor DNA, or ctDNA, testing can help. If you or a loved one has recently completed treatment, here are five important points you should know about this... read more
June 4, 2021
Having Healthy Gut Bacteria Is Important for Overall Health and Cancer...
One of the trendy health topics right now is gut health. Fashionable or not, it’s an exciting area of research. Scientists are making new discoveries about the role of the gut microbiome and how it’s related to disease—including cancer. What is a... read more