(888) 552-6760 SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION
Cancer-Center-360-Blog

Cancer treatment

163 Posts

Malnutrition

March 15, 2018

Why does malnutrition affect GI cancer patients more than others?

In patients with cancer of the gastrointestinal system, malnutrition is a constant threat because of the digestive tract's role in processing food and waste. Still, patients can take certain precautions in keeping their body nourished, and getting educated about the issue is a good first step.

READ FULL POST
Drugs

March 8, 2018

Exceptional responders: Why do some cancer drugs work for them and not others?

Some cancer patients respond so well to certain treatment when others do not that scientists are researching what makes them unique. Find out what they're learning about so-called exceptional responders, and how that may lead to advancements in cancer treatment.

READ FULL POST
Airport-

March 6, 2018

Traveling cancer patients get extra assistance during screenings: Know your options

Recognizing how difficult traveling can be for cancer patients, the federal government has developed a program to reduce the stress during airport security screenings.

READ FULL POST
Cold Flu

March 1, 2018

Protecting yourself during cancer treatment

Experts recommend that patients protect themselves from infection by taking certain precautions, many of which may make for some socially awkward moments, like declining a handshake at a business meeting. But there are ways to manage both your health and your social relationships, and it often starts with a healthy dose of information.

READ FULL POST
Opioid

February 13, 2018

Pain management therapies relying less on opioids

In the midst of a deadly opioid crisis, pain management doctors are increasingly turning to other therapies to control cancer-related pain with fewer side effects.

READ FULL POST
Tumor-Cell

February 8, 2018

How does cancer do that? Cancer cells find ways to resist treatment

Devastating to patients and frustrating for doctors, resistance to treatment is all too common in many types of cancers.

READ FULL POST
Wig

January 30, 2018

Improving body image in the new year

Cancer not only threatens patients’ physical health; for many, it changes how they thrive in their everyday environment. Here are some ways to find new joy and a reinvented sense of self in 2018.

READ FULL POST
Vaccines

January 23, 2018

Cancer vaccines do exist, but don't expect the impossible

Since the first vaccine for smallpox was developed by English physician Edward Jenner in 1796, vaccines have prevented a variety of devastating maladies and saved millions of lives. The World Health Organization lists 26 available vaccines—for diseases from cholera to yellow fever—and another two dozen are in development for illnesses like malaria and the Zika virus. Not on the list of diseases targeted by current or potential vaccines: cancer. In fact, despite advances in medicine, and in cancer treatment in particular, one unfortunate scientific reality is that a universal vaccine to prevent cancer will likely never be developed.

READ FULL POST
Research-Space

January 18, 2018

Medical technology from space isn't science fiction anymore

Science fiction storylines that have played out on TV and movie screens have helped to shape some tools and technologies that have become positively commonplace today.

READ FULL POST

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.

READ OUR COMMUNITY GUIDELINES >>

Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter