Receiving a diagnosis of prostate cancer is shocking—so much so that you might not fully process anything your doctor says after the “C word.” Consequently, you might forget about another “C word”—cure—and fail to understand that a prostate cancer diagnosis is not a death sentence. So, can … Read More
There are a variety of different options for treating prostate cancer and improving your prostate cancer survival rate. You and your doctor will decide which treatment regimen (or combination of regimens) is best for you, based on your age, overall health, and stage of your prostate cancer. Here, we'll provide … Read More
Tongue cancer is the most common mouth cancer in the United States, responsible for around 2 percent of all cancers diagnosed. It affects men twice as often as women. The incidence varies greatly between countries, a fact that points to its link to societal habits such as chewing betel nuts … Read More
Basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas are forms of skin cancer that are less invasive and less likely to spread than melanomas, but they still need to be diagnosed, treated, and prevented.
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common form of skin cancer. It is classified as … Read More
Radiation treatment for prostate cancer involves using high-energy beams such as x-rays to kill cancer cells and prevent them from spreading. Treatment with radiation, called radiation therapy, may be used for two different purposes: to treat and hopefully cure the cancer or to reduce symptoms from what has been determined … Read More