October 27, 2021
What to Know About Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsies for Gynecologic Cancer...
A sentinel lymph node biopsy can answer that question for some gynecologic cancers. Oncologists have many tools available to help them determine the stage of a cancer and how to treat it. Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) is one of them. SLNB is commonly... read more
October 26, 2021
Fertility-Sparing Surgery After a Gynecologic Cancer Diagnosis
Standard treatment for most gynecologic cancers can affect a woman’s ability to have children, since it may involve removing the uterus, ovaries, or fallopian tubes—or all three. But in some cases, patients who hope to one day become pregnant may have other... read more
October 7, 2021
Keeping Ovarian Cancer from Returning: What to Know About Maintenance...
Being told you have ovarian cancer is overwhelming and can be particularly scary. The disease has a reputation for being extremely aggressive with low survival statistics when caught in its later stages. But that reputation is changing. Many women are... read more
October 1, 2021
Confronting Racial Disparities in Lung Cancer Care
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States, and Black patients with lung cancer are more likely to die than their White counterparts. That’s largely due to systemic racial disparities in cancer care—and in health care as a whole,... read more
August 26, 2021
Treating Gynecologic Cancers with Brachytherapy
Radiation therapy has long been used to treat gynecologic cancers. But not every patient with gynecologic cancer is aware of brachytherapy, a targeted form of radiation therapy that has become more advanced in recent years, offering another effective option... read more
August 26, 2021
Hepatic Artery Infusion Pump Chemotherapy: A New and Promising Way to...
In its later stages, colorectal cancer can spread, or metastasize, to other organs in the body. One common site of metastasis is the liver, with about half of colorectal cancer patients developing liver metastases at some point in their cancer journey.... read more