Cancer is the name given to a collection of related diseases. In all types of cancer, some of the body’s cells begin to divide without stopping and spread into surrounding tissues. Source: Cancer.gov
Symptoms of esophageal cancer and why you shouldn’t ignore it
John Hutchison kept brushing off his nagging cough as insignificant. Thankfully, he decided he was long overdue for a routine physical. “I explained to the physician that I had a cough that wouldn’t go away, and I frequently had to clear my throat,” he recalls. “I also had been battling acid reflux and taking an […]
Smartphones could improve skin cancer detection in developing countries
Everyone knows smartphones can be used as calendars, calculators, radios, and cameras. But, did you know they can also be used as microscopes that have the potential to save lives?
Free cancer screenings set for April 17
UT Physicians otorhinolaryngologists will offer free oral, head, and neck cancer screenings on Friday, April 17, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the 27th Floor of the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza, 6400 Fannin St.
Reevaluating Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer
UT Physicians specialists can now offer a measure of hope for patients willing to undergo aggressive treatment of anaplastic thyroid cancer.
Neuroscientists help explain “chemo brain”
It is estimated that as many as half of patients taking cancer drugs experience a decrease in mental sharpness.