April 25, 2019
Diagnosing and Treating Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid cancer isn’t talked about as often as some other cancers, like breast or colon cancer. But since it’s the most rapidly increasing cancer in the US, it’s important to learn the facts about the disease. The basics The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped... 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
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
February 20, 2019
Ovarian Cancer: Do You Know the Signs and Symptoms?
An ovarian cancer diagnosis can be scary. The disease has a bad reputation, probably because many women who have it aren’t diagnosed until it’s progressed to a late stage. But the outlook for this cancer is changing rapidly. “Ovarian cancer is a treatable... read more
February 20, 2019
A Q & A about Immunotherapy for Breast Cancer
Cancer treatments are changing all the time. One of the most exciting options is immunotherapy. Researchers are studying who can best benefit from this treatment because research is moving quickly. Elias Obeid, MD, MPH, a medical oncologist at Fox Chase... 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