Cancer Treatment

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.

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 8:30am
About 70 percent of men receive their diagnosis when the disease is in its early stages. In most of those cases, the cancer tends to grow slowly and will never cause symptoms or lead to death.
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.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 4:54pm

In recent months, many news outlets have featured stories about the rising rates of women with breast cancer choosing elective double mastectomies. The reasons why these patients opt for healthy breast removal are very personal, but Dr.

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 12:33pm

It probably comes as no surprise to hear that alcohol and cancer do not make for a happy or healthy couple. But what if you or someone you know already had a preexisting relationship with large amounts of alcohol, before they were diagnosed with cancer? If you are undergoing treatment, it’s important to stay informed of the risks that alcohol may bring to your outcome.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 4:20pm

Although this is a rare and traditionally difficult-to-treat cancer, we’ve made important advances in understanding the biology of this disease and completing large clinical trials that will lead to a new standard of care all over the world.

Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 2:24pm

Watchful waiting is a treatment approach that may be recommended in certain situations for certain types of cancer, including some blood cancers. While this method may seem frightening, understanding the reasoning and science behind it can help to ease your fears.