July 9, 2019
Learn the Facts About Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Cancer that has spread to nearby lymph nodes is often more advanced and may need different therapies. A sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) can help an oncology team accurately determine the stage of the cancer so that they can offer the best possible... read more
May 13, 2019
Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy: Know Your Options
Returning to what feels normal is an important goal for patients during and after cancer treatment. And for many women who have a mastectomy, breast reconstruction is a vital step. “Studies have shown that people who’ve had reconstruction tend to be... read more
March 27, 2019
How to Choose a Breast Cancer Surgeon
When you find out you have to undergo surgery for breast cancer, you want to do everything you can to get the best possible care. That begins with choosing a breast cancer surgeon you feel good about. Dedicate some time to finding the right doctor, even if... read more
February 13, 2019
The Important Role Plastic Surgery Plays In Cancer Treatment
Plastic surgery might make you think of nose jobs and reality stars. But this specialty plays an integral role in effective cancer care for many patients. Cancer treatment can sometimes damage the function or appearance of a part of the body.... read more
February 13, 2019
Unlocking the Mysteries of Sarcomas
If you’re like many people, you might have an idea that the word Sarcoma has something to do with cancer. But beyond that? Chances are there’s just a big question mark. Here’s a look at what sarcomas are, where they come from, and who could be at risk for... read more
December 19, 2018
My Doctor Told Me I Have A “Precancerous” Lesion. Do I Have Cancer?
Receiving the news that you have a precancerous lesion can cause considerable confusion and stress. Naturally, questions will arise as to the risks of getting a “cancerous” lesion, whether treatment is necessary and, if necessary, what treatment options are... read more