Understanding Skin Cancer

 

Kids are out of school, families are taking vacations, and more people are outside enjoying the warm weather.  It’s official, summer is here.  With summer fun comes summer sun, and it’s important to understand the effect the sun is having on our bodies. According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common […]

 

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Celebrating Cancer Survivors

 

June is National Cancer Survivor Month and June 4th is National Cancer Survivors Day®. National Cancer Survivors Day is a day to celebrate and recognize cancer survivors, inspire those recently diagnosed, and, most importantly, to celebrate life. As part of the 30th annual National Cancer Survivors Day, cancer survivors and supporters in communities around the […]

 

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ALLIANCE CANCER CENTERS IN GREENVILLE AND CLARKSDALE ADD RADIATION ONCOLOGIST, GREGG ALAN DICKERSON, M.D., FACR, FACRO, TO STAFF

 

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — MONTH X, 2017 — Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIQ) (the “Company”, “Alliance”, “we” or “our”), a leading national provider of outsourced radiology, oncology and interventional services, announced today that Gregg Alan Dickerson, M.D., FACR, FACRO, has joined Alliance Cancer Centers in Greenville and Clarksdale and will be offering radiation oncology […]

 

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Delaying radiation therapy for women with very early breast cancer ups recurrence

 

According to research from the Washington University School of Medicine University in St. Louis, Missouri, delaying radiation therapy too long after surgery significantly increases the risk of recurrent tumors in women treated for very early, or what is referred to as “stage 0,” breast cancer.  Stage 0 breast cancer, or ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), […]

 

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Infographic: Prostate Cancer – Take Time to Decide

 

 

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Oncology Journal Paper Finds PSA Testing Still Useful

 

A recent paper, published online in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, a peer-reviewed medical journal published three times a month by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, states that prostate cancer experts have maintained that PSA testing is useful and that it reduces the risk for death. Prostate cancer screening has been a controversial topic […]

 

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Infographic: 8 Common Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

 

 

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Treating the World’s Most Common Cancer

 

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, the only international organization devoted solely to education, prevention, early detection, and prompt treatment of the world’s most common cancer, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime.  Skin cancer occurs when there are abnormalities in the cells that make up the skin.  […]

 

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Managing Cancer as a Chronic Illness

 

June is National Cancer Survivor Month.  It is a month dedicated to celebrating and recognizing those who have survived cancer, an inspiration for those recently diagnosed, a gathering of support for families, and an outreach to the community.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the leading national public health institute […]

 

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Lung Cancer Facts infographic

 

 

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