What Is Radiation Therapy?

What Is Radiation Therapy?

Radiation therapy – it sounds intimidating to those of us who automatically hear the word “radiation” and feel uneasy, but we’re here to tell you it is anything but. It is a type of revolutionary cancer treatment that uses beams of energy to kill cancer cells. The energy that radiation therapy uses can be intense, […]

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What Is An MRI?

What Is An MRI?

Many people can find a magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, exam nerve-racking. Most traditional MRI machines are large, tube-shaped magnets that a patient lies inside. The magnetic field temporarily realigns hydrogen atoms in your body to make pictures of organs and structures inside the body by utilizing the magnetic field and pulses of radio wave […]

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3 Most Common Cancer Treatment Options

3 Most Common Cancer Treatment Options

If you are someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer, you or they have many questions regarding cancer treatment options. Below is a list of the most common cancer treatment options used by leading cancer facilities in Houston. Chemotherapy Chemotherapy is also known as “Chemo”. The objective of chemotherapy is to control growth of […]

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