April 2, 2021
Rectal Cancer Treatment is Changing
Colon and rectal cancers are often thought of as one in the same. But while the two have a lot in common, rectal cancer treatment can often have a bigger impact on a patient’s quality of life. Colorectal cancer is an umbrella term for colon and rectal... read more
March 30, 2021
Mental Health and Prostate Cancer During COVID-19
By Erin Tagai, PhD, MPH A prostate cancer diagnosis can be a stressful, life-changing event, with patients and their doctors making time-sensitive decisions and starting cancer treatment. However, some cancer patients were faced with having to interrupt... read more
March 23, 2021
Surgery as a Treatment for Gastric (Stomach) Cancer: Learn the Facts
There are many types of cancer that are considered fairly rare, and gastric cancer is one of them. If you or a loved one is diagnosed with this disease, surgery is likely to be one of the treatment options and it’s important to know what’s involved. Here... read more
March 19, 2021
Four Reasons to Get a Second Opinion for Leukemia
If you are diagnosed with leukemia, your first instinct might be to start treatment as soon as possible. But, it may be best to step back for a moment and get a second opinion about your diagnosis and treatment plan first. It’s often recommended that... read more
March 3, 2021
Recently Got a COVID-19 Vaccine? Don’t Delay Your Mammogram Because of...
You’ve likely heard about possible COVID-19 vaccine side effects like short-term arm pain or fatigue. But the shot can also cause short-term swelling of the lymph nodes, which could trigger concerns about the results of a mammogram. “Lymph nodes are small... read more
March 1, 2021
CyberKnife 101: What Cancer Patients Should Know
There are several different ways to administer radiation therapy, which is a type of treatment that is used to kill cancer cells. One powerful method is known as the CyberKnife. The CyberKnife system is one way to deliver stereotactic body radiotherapy (... read more