National Brain Tumor Awareness Month

 

May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month.  Driven by advancement in research, surgical techniques, genetic discoveries, and much more, it has never been a better time to take action on brain tumors. The National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), an organization whose mission is to unrelentingly invest in, mobilize, and unite our community to discover a […]

 

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Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

 

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many cancer patients are having to make the difficult decision to continue with their current cancer regimen or delay treatments.  Cancer patients and physicians must carefully weigh the potential benefit of routine cancer care versus the risk of COVID-19. To help ease these decisions, several peer-reviewed, non-profit cancer care organizations […]

 

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Shine a Light on Cancer

 

 

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Prostate Cancer Treatment and Sexual Function

 

When deciding which treatment option is best for their prostate cancer, men take numerous factors into consideration.  While their physician’s recommendation does play an important role in the treatment decision, in the end, most men make the choice that is best for them.  That choice is often based on treatment outcomes and side effects, and […]

 

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Types of Trigeminal Neuralgia: Typical vs. Atypical

 

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a rare and excruciating nerve disorder that can occur when a blood vessel compresses the trigeminal nerve, the largest nerve in the head, and causes debilitating pain in various parts of the face and jaw region. Trigeminal neuralgia is usually categorized as typical or atypical, with symptoms differing depending on the […]

 

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This Breast Cancer Treatment Could Take Less Time

 

By: Neda Bencun The statistics are high: Breast cancer affects approximately 237,000 women in the United States each year and remains the second leading cancer and cause of death in women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Many people have a family member or someone they know who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Advances in treatment […]

 

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Treating Trigeminal Neuralgia with Radiation Therapy

 

Though primarily used to treat benign and malignant tumors, stereotactic radiosurgery can also treat additional medical conditions, including a rare nerve disorder called trigeminal neuralgia (TN). Excruciating facial pain triggered by everyday activities such as chewing, talking or swallowing characterizes the debilitating condition.  TN can often be mistaken for a dental problem since the disorder […]

 

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Celebrating Cancer Survivors

 

June is National Cancer Survivor Month, a time to celebrate and recognize cancer survivors, inspire those recently diagnosed, and, most importantly, to celebrate life. During the month, cancer survivors and supporters in communities around the world unite to celebrate life and raise awareness of the challenges faced by cancer survivors. It is a time for […]

 

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Prostate Cancer: Know Your Options

 

Thanks to advancements in research and treatment methods, men diagnosed with prostate cancer have more options and resources available to them than ever before. Whether you or a loved one has been newly diagnosed with prostate cancer, talking to your doctor to learn more about the disease and treatments that are right for you is […]

 

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Treating Trigeminal Neuralgia with CyberKnife Technology: Carl’s Story

 

August 8, 2018, is a day that Carl Papp says he will not forget for the rest of his life.  It was the day he took his last dose of medication for his trigeminal neuralgia, an agonizing disorder he had been fighting for over two years. Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) is considered by medical experts to […]

 

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