April 10, 2019
Important Things to Know About Oral, Head and Neck Cancer
Cancer occurs when the cells in the body begin to grow out of control. In the case of oral, head and neck cancer these malignant tumors develop in or around the throat, larynx (voice box), nose, sinuses and mouth. Cancers of the head and neck account for 4... read more
March 21, 2019
The Good News About Radiation Treatments and Your Skin
Many people think skin problems go hand-in-hand with radiation treatments for cancer. But that’s not always the case anymore. “Basically, most things we do now don’t impact the skin at all” said Eric M. Horwitz, MD, FABS, FASTRO, Chair of Radiation... read more
July 26, 2018
The Important Role Tumor Boards Play in Cancer Care
When it comes to cancer care, looking at a patient’s case from different perspectives is an essential part of deciding the best treatment approach. That’s why tumor boards are so crucial. These meetings provide a huge benefit to patients, though it’s a... read more
June 19, 2018
Thyroid Nodules: What You Should Know
Anytime a lump is discovered on your body, it can be scary. But for many people, lumps, or nodules, on the thyroid – the small, butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck– are not so unusual. Thyroid nodules are more common in women.  In fact,... read more
June 6, 2018
What You Need to Know About Head and Neck Cancer
Head and neck cancers – which are twice as common in men than women -  account for approximately 4 percent of all cancers in the United States. In fact, researchers estimated that in 2017, more than 65,000 men and women in the U.S. would be diagnosed with... read more
April 4, 2018
HPV: The Surprising Risk Factor of Head and Neck Cancer
Over the last few decades, public awareness has increased surrounding the associations between tobacco use, alcohol consumption, and cancer. Today, most people know that years of using tobacco products and/or consuming alcohol can lead to the development of... read more