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...

When it comes to radiation therapy there are a lot of different ways in which one can receiver their treatments. It can be from an external source that is made by a machine or it can be an internal source that is emitted from a...

I have been working in the cancer field for almost ten years now. I have heard a lot of myths or rumors, and this is yet another one. There is nothing scientifically shown nor is there any data driven studies done that have proved aluminum...

Another topic that comes up quite often in the realm of cancer care is radiation. A little over half, or almost 60% of all cancer patients will receive radiation therapy as part of their initial course of treatment. A lot of people here the word radiation and...

One of the best ways to detect cancer at home is by following the American Cancer Societies guidelines for self breast exams. If you are unsure of how to complete one on yourself, they do have information that you can call and have them send...

A lot of people know someone who has had, or have at least heard of chemotherapy. Some people call it medical oncology. Some of us know that it causes our loved ones to lose their hair, or get sick, or make them feel tired. But...

I was thinking long and hard over the last couple of days, trying to decide what my first real topic should discuss. I was thinking about blogging about Her2Nu, BRCA1 or BRCA2, perhaps genetic counseling, but then it dawned on me, why not start with...

The question has been asked, "What if I want to ask you a question or send you a comment and only have you see it. How do we accomplish that?" Well, everyone has the ability to send me a comment. I have a feature currently turned...