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In This Issue – Packing a Superpunch
The human body is incredibly effective at fighting disease... except when the disease is cancer. Thanks to recent discoveries, Texas Oncology physicians are increasingly turning to immunotherapy, transforming the immune system from Clark Kent to Superman.®
In This Issue – Thank You, Nurses
Oncology nurses and other members of the healthcare team fill vital, versatile roles. Learn how they balance clinical excellence with compassionate care in this issue of the I Can newsletter.
In This Issue – Community-Based Care
Home field advantage for our patients is the key to Texas Oncology’s community-based model of cancer treatment. Learn more about the role and importance of community – personal and professional – in cancer care.
In This Issue – Shining a Light on Specialties
This issue of the I Can newsletter highlights Texas Oncology’s array of special expertise in treatment methods and cancer types. No cancer case is routine. But many are challenging and complex. That’s when the fight against cancer calls for reinforcements in the form of specialty care. Read more about Texas Oncology’s nationally-recognized physicians and specialty treatment.
In This Issue – The Cancer Journey: A User’s Guide
This issue of Texas Oncology’s I Can newsletter focuses on ways to prepare for the cancer journey by being informed and understanding what lies ahead. Read more for the best tips from specialists across the Texas Oncology network and other helpful resources.
In This Issue – More Than Medicine
This issue of Texas Oncology’s I Can newsletter focuses on the things beyond medicine that can ease the physical and emotional burden of treatment. Cancer treatment affects the whole person, body and spirit. Keeping a positive attitude and staying strong allows the body to use all its energy for healing, and gives medical treatments an extra boost.
In This Issue – Moving Cancer Treatment Forward
Texas Oncology’s leadership in new treatments and research helps create tomorrow’s breakthroughs. This issue of Texas Oncology’s I Can newsletter focuses on an exciting new treatment facility being built in North Texas and other research and treatment advances.
In This Issue – It Takes a Team
There is no “I” in team – or in cancer treatment. This issue of Texas Oncology’s I Can newsletter introduces the many physicians, technicians, pharmacists and others who make up a cancer care team.
In This Issue – Caregivers
The support of family and friends is critical in the fight against cancer. This issue of Texas Oncology’s I Can newsletter focuses on caregivers and the vital, often unrecognized role they play in every cancer patient’s treatment.
In This Issue – Life After Cancer
While early detection and cancer treatment advances are increasing cancer survival rates, life after treatment is often the most challenging time for patients. This issue of Texas Oncology’s
I Can newsletter focuses on survivors and embracing life after cancer.
In This Issue – Advancements in Cancer Treatment
The fight against cancer continuously evolves as technology advances and more is learned about the disease through clinical trials and other research. This issue of Texas Oncology’s “I Can” newsletter highlights some of the exciting advancements that offer powerful new options to cancer patients.Texas Oncology is committed to making these advancements available to patients where they live, close to the support of family and friends.
In This Issue – Radiation Therapy
In this edition of Texas Oncology’s newsletter, we focus on radiation therapy.
In This Issue – 25th Anniversary Edition
Texas Oncology founders came together with a vision to make high-quality cancer treatment more accessible. As the practice celebrates its 25th anniversary, that core mission has enabled Texas Oncology physicians to make community-based cancer treatment a reality, bringing hope and the prospect of a better quality of life to patients.
In This Issue – Cancer Research
Clinical trials, which examine how a cancer patient responds to a new medical approach or drug, are essential in the fight against cancer. Often, studies identify better ways to treat, diagnose, and prevent cancer-related diseases. Patients who participate in clinical trials are volunteers who provide a tremendous service to further cancer research.
In This Issue – Men’s Health
One in two men will have cancer at some point in his life. Some men will battle that diagnosis in their 20s; others will face cancer at a later age. Either way, men with cancer don’t fight it alone. By watching for symptoms, getting screened, avoiding tobacco, and maintaining a healthy weight, men can actively reduce their risk for the disease.
In This Issue – Cancer Screenings
By making a commitment to screen for cancer, men and women can launch the new year with a lifesaving resolution and actively participate in the fight against one of the nation’s deadliest diseases.
In This Issue – Nutrition and a Healthy Holiday Diet
Often, the holidays are a time of overindulgences and hurried schedules that can challenge healthy eating. However, it’s important to remember that a good-for-you diet is critical for the fight against disease, especially during the holidays.
- Make Nutrition Your Holiday Tradition
- Infuse Your Holiday Feast with Healthy Ingredients
- Enjoy a Wholesome Mix with Gingerbread Granola
- Nutritious Recipes from Texas Oncology’s Collection
- Healthy Lifestyles Reduce Cancer Risk
In This Issue – Women’s Health
As the carefree summer months come to a close, and hectic fall schedules return, it’s important for women not to lose sight of their health. Of the more than 700,000 cancer cases expected this year among women, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed. And that’s in addition to a myriad of others, including uterine, ovarian, and cervical, which women across Texas will fight courageously in 2010.
- Women and Cancer: Know the Facts
- Schedule a Screening
- High Survival Rate for a Deadly Disease
- Cervical Cancer: It’s a Snap, Just Get a Pap!
- Screenings Not Available for All Cancers
- Breast and Gynecologic Physicians
In This Issue – Lung Cancer
In this edition of Texas Oncology's new newsletter, we focus on Texas' deadliest but most preventable cancer – lung cancer.
- Deadliest Cancer Most Common in Texas
- Treatment, Research Advances Bring Reason for Hope
- It's No Joke, Avoid Secondhand Smoke!
- Five Great Tips To Quit Smoking