Cancer 101: Managing Emotions

Cancer 101: Managing Emotions

There is a myriad of emotions that a person affected by cancer goes through. Many patients experience anxiety, depression, and fear. It’s perfectly natural to go through these emotions as being diagnosed with cancer is a truly a life-changing experience. Changes can occur with both family and friends, finding out how to fill new roles, […]

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Chicken Soup for Mind, Body and Soul

Chicken Soup for Mind, Body and Soul

Fall has arrived and with it, cooler temperatures (fingers crossed). Nothing tastes as good on a cold day as a warm bowl of chicken soup. For many, chicken soup brings back memories of childhood and carefree youth. A cancer diagnosis can be hard, and we do all we can to bring out the positive aspects […]

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H Texas Magazine Honors Dr. Mark A. D’Andrea as One of “Houston’s Top Doctors” in Radiation Oncology

H Texas Magazine Honors Dr. Mark A. D’Andrea as One of “Houston’s Top Doctors” in Radiation Oncology

Whenever Dr. Mark A. D’Andrea is in the news, it’s always a good thing. For the fourth consecutive year he is honored by H Magazine as one of the “Houston’s Top Doctors” of the city. Houston is a bustling and innovative metropolis, and is known as of the top cities for advanced medical treatments in […]

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Healthy Zucchini-Ricotta Pizza

Healthy Zucchini-Ricotta Pizza

Let’s Get Healthy! It’s hard to maintain a healthy diet in today’s world. We are often too busy and look for quick fixes when it comes to meals. There is all too often a fast food restaurant within a stone’s throw from us. We need to remember that while fast food may be a quick […]

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What is Chemotherapy?

What is Chemotherapy?

Many people hear the word “Chemotherapy” and are immediately intimidated. Receiving a cancer diagnosis for many is hard, and sometimes patients who don’t completely understand how chemotherapy affects the body may be scared about the treatment that follows. It is important to be as educated as possible when it comes to your cancer and treatment […]

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The 411 on Biological Therapy

The 411 on Biological Therapy

Biological therapy is a type of cancer treatment that focuses on using the patient’s immune system to kill cancer cells. It is currently only available in clinical trials and is an active area of cancer research. Also called biological response modifier therapy, bio-therapy and BRM therapy, advances in medicine are allowing researchers to fight cancer […]

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