November 7, 2018
Estrogen and Lung Cancer: Researchers discover a new link
Here’s a shocking statistic: In the United States, about 20% of women and 10% of men diagnosed with lung cancer have never smoked. It’s true that smoking remains the number one cause of lung cancer. But, because people who’ve never smoked now make up such... read more
September 20, 2018
The Battle Against Lung Cancer Has a New Weapon: Immunotherapy.
By harnessing the patient’s own immune system to counterattack lung cancer cells, immunotherapy medications are a revolutionary new approach to treating this disease. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in the U.S. and by far the leading cause of... read more
September 11, 2018
Lymphoma 101
Lymphoma is the most common type of blood cancer. Getting a rapid, accurate diagnosis and receiving optimized treatment can make a big difference. Understanding the basics about lymphoma may help you or someone you love get the best care possible.  Here are... read more
September 10, 2018
Catheters and Ports: Your Questions Answered
After a cancer diagnosis, lots of decisions need to be made. One that many patients face is whether or not to have a catheter or a port—or both—inserted. These can be used for blood draws and intravenous (IV) chemotherapy treatments. The idea of having... read more
August 10, 2018
When it Comes to Breast Cancer Care, Accreditation Matters
With so many options of where to go for breast care, it can be difficult to decide which medical center is right for you. NAPBC accreditation is one factor patients can use to help inform their decision. The National Accreditation Program for Breast... 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