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    Treatment Developments Health Execs Should Know

    Treatment Developments Health Execs Should Know

    Providing consistently high quality care is a never-ending challenge for health executives. Every year they invest in new technologies, diagnostic and treatment equipment and innovative care approaches aimed at taking their services to the next level. But even with continuous investment there is still the need to prioritize both the most frequent and the most

    • 12 SEP 18
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    How effective is radiation therapy?

    How effective is radiation therapy?

    Radiotherapy (radiation therapy) is an effective treatment for cancer that has a wide range of uses. It leads to the cure of cancer in many patients contributing to up to 40 percent of all cancer cures globally. It relieves symptoms of advanced-stage cancer, such as pain and bleeding, improving the quality of life of cancer

    • 04 SEP 18
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    Is radiation treatment painful?

    Is radiation treatment painful?

    Radiation therapy is not painful. In fact, most patients don’t even experience the sensation of the radiation beams as they are delivered to the body, while only very few patients report a slight tingling or warming sensation in the treated area when the radiation machine is on. With time though and as the treatments are

    • 28 AUG 18
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    What does a medical oncologist treat?

    What does a medical oncologist treat?

    A medical oncologist diagnoses, assesses, treats and manages malignant tumors (cancers) using procedures such as chemotherapy, biological therapy (antibodies, immunotherapy and small molecules), targeted therapy and hormonal therapy. The doctor typically works as the principal health care provider for cancer patients, giving supportive care and often coordinating the treatment administered by other specialists. Medical oncologists

    • 03 AUG 18
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    What Do You Do As A Nurse Practitioner with Lisa Neuenfeldt

    What Do You Do As A Nurse Practitioner with Lisa Neuenfeldt

    A Nurse Practitioner (NP) is an advanced practice nurse who works collaboratively with doctors to diagnose and treat various illnesses. NPs routinely take medical history, perform physical exams, discuss diagnostic results and educate patients. They are often the first line of communication with patients, seeing patients along with oncologists at their initial consultation and then

    • 25 JUL 18
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    BRCC A Holistic Patient Centered Care

    BRCC A Holistic Patient Centered Care

    There is more to cancer care than just destroying or stifling cancer cells. Your body requires various resources to effectively fight the disease and heal. So you need to eat well, maintain a healthy weight and get help with the physical and emotional impacts of cancer. You also need to feel respected, cared for, confident