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HIPEC

May 4, 2022

Is HIPEC a viable treatment option for ovarian cancer?

HIPEC may be of benefit to some patients with ovarian cancer, but the studies conducted so far have been lacking in critical areas to support that conclusion.

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Head and neck cancer

April 20, 2022

Patients have options to restore their voice after head and neck cancer treatment

For patients with head and neck cancers, cancer symptoms and treatment side effects often complicate two innate tasks that are usually taken for granted—speaking and swallowing.

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Stem cells

April 13, 2022

From donating to receiving: What you need to know about stem cell and bone marrow transplants

To treat blood cancers, many oncologists will consider a bone marrow or stem cell transplant to replace the damaged blood cells with new ones.

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Gleason score

March 23, 2022

For prostate cancer patients, it’s always good to know the score

The Gleason score is a critical calculation designed to help determine the extent of the disease, the aggressiveness of the cancer cells and how it may be treated.

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Melanoma

February 23, 2022

Advances in treatments changing outcomes for many melanoma patients

Since the emergence of immunotherapy drugs called checkpoint inhibitors, the prognoses for those with metastatic melanoma have improved considerably.

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Chemotherapy

February 16, 2022

What’s the difference? Chemotherapy and immunotherapy

Among the most common tools doctors employ are chemotherapy and immunotherapy, cancer-fighting treatments that use very different approaches. How do they differ?

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Cancer disparities

February 15, 2022

Creating a level playing field in the fight against cancer

Disparities in cancer risk, incidences and deaths among Americans span many racial, ethnic and socio-economic lines.

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Breast reconstruction

February 2, 2022

Now or later: When should you have breast reconstruction surgery?

Should you have breast reconstruction surgery, and if so, is it better to do it right away, or should you wait?

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Dr. Farshid Sadeghi

January 12, 2022

Your prostate cancer search questions answered

With the help of Dr. Farshid Sadeghi, Medical Director of Genitourinary Center at CTCA Phoenix, we’ll answer some of the most-asked prostate cancer questions on Google.

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The information contained in this blog is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Nothing contained in the blog is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment of any illness, condition or disease.

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