Cancer is a terrible and powerful disease affecting millions of people  around the world every year. With a disease so strong it only makes sense  that the medicines around to treat it are equally so. Chemotherapy is, “a  type of cancer treatment that uses drugs to destroy cancer cells.” It does  so by attacking only the cells in your body that divide quickly, as cancer  cells divide at a much faster rate than healthy cells. While chemotherapy  is used to make an individual better, it does…

Cancer is a terrible and powerful disease affecting millions of people around the world every year. With a disease so strong it only makes sense that the medicines around to treat it are equally so. Chemotherapy is, “a type of cancer treatment that uses drugs to destroy cancer cells.” It does so by attacking only the cells in your body that divide quickly, as cancer cells divide at a much faster rate than healthy cells. While chemotherapy is used to make an individual better, it does…

Unlike X-rays, MRI's allow doctors to be able to distinguish between normal and abnormal tissue.

Unlike X-rays, MRI's allow doctors to be able to distinguish between normal and abnormal tissue.

Whether through yourself or a loved one, experiencing cancer can be  extremely scary, stressful, and just difficult entirely. One thing,  however, that can help a little is avoiding confusion by learning and  understanding the treatment that you or your loved one will be undergoing.  There are many different types of treatment you may undergo to fight  cancer, but radiation therapy is a very common treatment. So, in the case  that you or your loved one is to undergo radiation therapy…

What is radiation treatment?

Whether through yourself or a loved one, experiencing cancer can be extremely scary, stressful, and just difficult entirely. One thing, however, that can help a little is avoiding confusion by learning and understanding the treatment that you or your loved one will be undergoing. There are many different types of treatment you may undergo to fight cancer, but radiation therapy is a very common treatment. So, in the case that you or your loved one is to undergo radiation therapy…

Cancer is an extremely complicated and difficult disease to battle, which  is no secret. Accordingly, treatment plans have advanced to match the level  of complication, which can create confusion for the patient and their loved  ones.  If you or a loved one is battling against cancer, then you already know  that you don’t need any unnecessary stress in the process. Since your  treatment team will likely include many members, it can be overwhelming  knowing who does what and who you need to…

Radiation Treatment Team: The People You’ll Meet During Treatment

Cancer is an extremely complicated and difficult disease to battle, which is no secret. Accordingly, treatment plans have advanced to match the level of complication, which can create confusion for the patient and their loved ones. If you or a loved one is battling against cancer, then you already know that you don’t need any unnecessary stress in the process. Since your treatment team will likely include many members, it can be overwhelming knowing who does what and who you need to…

Good explanation of how an MRI scan works, what it can determine  -Netdoctor.co.uk.

MRI scan

Good explanation of how an MRI scan works, what it can determine -Netdoctor.co.uk.

▶ Everolimus and Sunitinib in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors - YouTube

▶ Everolimus and Sunitinib in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors - YouTube

ASCO GI: Targeted Agent Slows Neuroendocrine Tumors

ASCO GI: Targeted Agent Slows Neuroendocrine Tumors

Awesome tidbits I'll be using as ice breakers someday (or just to impress people with my knowledge base!)

Facts About the Human Body Infographic

Awesome tidbits I'll be using as ice breakers someday (or just to impress people with my knowledge base!)

Cancer is an extremely complicated disease, which makes it very difficult  to battle. Fortunately, cancer treatment has come a very long way in the  past 100 years or so. That isn’t to say cancer isn’t a very challenging  battle anymore, though, because it certainly is.  If you or a loved one is dealing with cancer, then you are probably used to  hearing acronyms with all of the abbreviated medical staff, medicines,  treatment, diseases, etc. However, you are probably a lot less used to…

Difference Between IMRT and IGRT

Cancer is an extremely complicated disease, which makes it very difficult to battle. Fortunately, cancer treatment has come a very long way in the past 100 years or so. That isn’t to say cancer isn’t a very challenging battle anymore, though, because it certainly is. If you or a loved one is dealing with cancer, then you are probably used to hearing acronyms with all of the abbreviated medical staff, medicines, treatment, diseases, etc. However, you are probably a lot less used to…

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