While the diagnosis of stage 3 or 4 lung cancer can be scary, there is hope for patients with advanced disease. Treatment of these stages of cancer generally is not surgical and relies instead on chemotherapy and radiation.
Is cancer always painful? Is it contagious? Sometimes myths about cancer are scarier than the reality. Oncologist Michael McNamara, MD, talks about six of the most common.
“Clinical trials” may sound a little mysterious and scary to some. Oncologist Brian Rini, MD, talks about a new easy-to-use app that not only connects patients to clinical trials — but demystifies them too.
"Laughter is the best medicine" is a cliché, but it’s common for a reason. Oncologist Mikkael Sekeres, MD, talks about how his gentle teasing of his patients helps them feel better.
Thyroid cancer has a survival rate of nearly 100 percent if caught in its first two stages. That's why researchers work to help doctors catch the disease earlier than ever before.
People frequently ask me what makes us different from other major cancer centers. I think it can be summed up by the phrase, “We get it, and we are going to do something about it.”
What if you could attack cancer cells without destroying healthy tissue? HIPEC treatment does just that, and it is improving outcomes for people with certain abdominal cancers.
Cancer clinical trials aim to improve the outlook for people with cancer. These research studies are done in patients. They may test new cancer drugs (chemotherapies or targeted therapies), new [...]