Coping with breast cancer diagnosis can be difficult for any woman. But for young women, breast cancer can be a challenge to detect and treat. Dennis Citrin, MD, PhD discusses why young women are at risk and the importance of early diagnosis. A more aggressive breast cancer, triple negative, is common for women under the age of 40 so there should be no delays in seeking medical attention if a lump is found. Fortunately, there are several more sophisticated options in this day and time to get rid of the disease.
After reaching several congregations during a seminar in Cecil County last weekend, the Rev. Percy McCray, director of pastoral care with Cancer Treatment Centers of America, hopes to return to the area in the spring of 2014.
“The beginning of the process is the most stressful,” says Dr. Bruce Gershenhorn, a medical oncologist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA). “You don’t know [whether] you’re going to die, how much pain you’ll have to endure or what your options are.”
Sativex (nabiximols) for advanced cancer pain is likely to have strong US market uptake upon expected FDA approval, physicians said. The drug will likely be a Schedule II or III controlled substance, although there is debate on the abuse potential, they added.
South Side child care worker, Gloria Crawford, credits a combination of an organic diet, prayer and a personalized treatment plan with helping her beat breast cancer.
IORT can spare healthy organs, tissue, and skin from weeks of radiation because it delivers a single, high dose of radiation directly to the tumor during the cancer surgery itself. One of the few centers in the United States to perform IORT is Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) in Philadelphia has opened a new, state-of-the-art, 17,000 square foot Stem Cell Transplant and Cell Therapy Unit to treat patients with hematologic malignancies.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Philadelphia opens new Stem Cell Transplant and Cell Therapy Unit, beginning treatment July 1, 2013.
Featured in Thrive Magazine, Michelle Hastings, a patient at Western Regional Medical Center, shares her story of when she was first diagnosed with Stage 3 cancer at 31 years old. Michelle tells Thrive that her husband and her, "were living the American dream, and nowhere in the American dream does it tell you you’re going to get cancer."
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Western Regional Medical Center is continuing an ongoing effort to provide integrative and compassionate cancer care in the global healthcare community, as well as position CTCA as a resource for those living with cancer in the United States, Mexico and around the world. This Fox News Latino segment highlights the increasing number of Spanish-speaking patients from Mexico and Latin America who are leaving their homes and coming to the United States for medical care.