What have you wondered about, but were afraid to ask your oncologist? What might you just not think to ask? Get an oncologist’s advice about what questions you should ask your doctor before cancer treatment begins.
If you have a bleeding mouth sore or pain that lingers, don’t ignore it. It's probably nothing, but you want to get it checked out. In some cases, prolonged irritation ends up being squamous cell cancer.
If your doctor recommends a procedure to restore circulation to a carotid artery (or what is called “revascularization”), you need to know about two options: carotid endarterectomy and carotid stenting.
New evidence shows that molecular “motors” propel the spread of a common and fast-moving type of brain tumor. Now researchers aim to switch off the motors to stop these deadly tumors in their tracks.
Oncologist John Greskovich, Jr., MD, talks about exciting radiation technology that targets head and neck cancers with unprecedented precision.
In honor of National Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week (April 14-20), we put together 4 myths about these less understood types of cancers to help reduce your risk.