In todays edition of Reuters out of London, a team of researchers reported that tangerine peel might be helpful in the fight against cancer. The researchers stated that human cancer cells contain an enzyme called P450 CYP1B1, and that these enzymes were destroyed when a compound...

The treatment options for prostate cancer depend in part on whether the tumor has spread. For tumors that are still inside the prostate, radiation therapy (using x-rays that kill the cancer cells) and a surgery called radical prostatectomy are common treatment options. "Watchful waiting" is...

Well since it is September and it is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, I figured it would be a good idea to describe what the typical work up would be for a patient that is thought to have prostate cancer. The very first thing to do is...

I have been talking to several of my current patients and they have all indicated to me that one of the most difficult things is to figure out how to get the answers they seek. In order for us to get the answers that we...

It has been brought to my attention that it might be a good idea to talk about what patients should do once they are told by their physician that they have cancer. So I was doing some writing, a bit of research, and I came...

Well since it is September, it is time for all of us to focus on Prostate Cancer Awareness. That's right, with the beginning of Fall, school starting, football season launching, baseball commencing, Labor Day, and the turkey right around the corner, it is only right...

As we are all aware, Lung cancer is the leading cause of death amongst all cancer types. In men and women specifically, it is behind breast and prostate cancer in most diagnosis for each of the sexes respectively. Lung cancer is on the rise. There...

If you go to my Vault page (or click the word Vault and it will take you there as well), at the bottom of the article you will see a small link for an update for the week of Aug 27th to the Aug 31st,...

Another tool that is used in radiation therapy is a machine called Cyberknife. Cyberknife is a newer technology that allows a robot to treat a patient with a high dose of radiation to the cancer area. This is what the Cyberknife looks like: It also has...

Due to technical difficulties, today's blog is still being worked on. Later on this evening I will update the Vault page with new pictures. Very cool. They have made some major progress on the forming of the walls. This will begin the cool portion. I...