How Does Cancer Spread?

Cancer is a disease that can occur in nearly any part of the body. It happens when abnormal cells divide uncontrollably, form a tumor and destroy nearby body tissue. The most common type of cancer in women and men are breast cancer and prostate cancer, respectively. In the early stages of cancer, abnormal cells begin … Continued

The Emotional Journey of Cancer Treatment

‘You have cancer’ are three words no one wants to hear. When you or a loved one is diagnosed with cancer it can turn your life upside down and send your emotions into a tailspin. Most people experience emotions ranging from anger and guilt to sadness and depression throughout their treatment journey. Cancer treatment and … Continued

Hematology: How Can I Improve My Blood Count?

If your blood count is low, it’s a sign that your bone marrow is not producing adequate amounts of one type of blood cells. Physicians refer to low blood count as cytopenia. Low blood counts can have many causes, including vitamin deficiencies, bleeding, cancer, cancer treatment and rare bone marrow failure diseases like aplastic anemia. How can you improve … Continued

Early Signs of Colon Cancer

Colon cancer, also called colorectal cancer, occurs when malignant tumors develop in the inner wall of the large intestine. The bad news is, colon cancer can often occur without any warning signs. The good news? It’s largely preventable with regular screenings and highly treatable with early detection. The skilled oncologists at Regional Cancer Care Associates … Continued

Cancer Myths and Truths

Cancer myths and truths With today’s technology, accessing information has never been easier. But don’t trust everything you read. There are many misconceptions associated with cancer, and it’s important to separate fact from fiction. What is cancer? Cancer occurs when the body’s cells begin to divide and multiply without stopping, spreading to surrounding tissues and … Continued

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