Cancer Treatment

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 8:00am
It can be difficult to make decisions, especially when you’re faced with a cancer diagnosis. For most cancers, there are many treatment options, depending on the type and extent of the disease, any other health conditions you have and other treatments you have received. And the maze of choices has grown, because cancer care is changing rapidly with advancing technology and new discoveries.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 3:28pm
For cancer patients, a needle prick is never just a needle prick. Getting blood drawn can come with fear and anxiety about what the results may show.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 8:00am
On January 29, the Food and Drug Administration approved a lutetium Lu 177 dotatate (Lutathera®), a targeted radiation drug, for the treatment of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 8:00am
Judy was diagnosed with stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer in 2016. Almost a year after her diagnosis, with the help of Keytruda, Judy’s tumor has shrunk 95 percent.
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 10:00am
The incidence of liver cancer is increasing, making primary liver (and bile duct) cancer the fastest-rising cause of cancer-related death in the United States. Experts attribute this to the high prevalence of fatty liver disease, a condition associated with insulin resistance, obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 9:00am

The fact that you live in a particular country or community should not impact your ability to get good care for cancer.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:48pm
Clinical trials are a key reason why childhood cancer treatments and survival rates have improved significantly in recent years.
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 4:18pm

I was told the tumor was inoperable and I had two years to live if I received chemotherapy and radiation. Just two years.

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 9:05am

Cancer treatments such as drug or radiation therapies can cause mouth problems by directly damaging the tissues in your mouth and/or by weakening your immune system, which normally protects your mouth. Here's how you can keep your mouth healthy and happy.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 8:27am

When you’re diagnosed with cancer, it can feel as if your whole life has been turned upside down. During this confusing, scary time, it’s completely normal to want to take action quickly to get rid of the disease.