Tips to Help Fight Skin Cancer

By K. Kenneth Chao, MD   Each year, over 2 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer (melanoma, basal cell, or squamous cell), according to the American Cancer Society. Almost all cases are attributed to unsafe sun exposure habits. Just one burn can increase the risk of developing skin cancer. While our Board Certified Oncologists […]

Immunotherapy in Cancer Treatment

Clinical Applications of Immunotherapy in Cancer Treatment By Bao Dao, MD; Advances in oncology are steadily progressing due to a better understanding of cancer biology, genetics, and immunology. Traditional oncologic therapies kill cancer cells via surgery, radiation, and cytotoxic chemotherapy given at various stages of disease. Besides inhibiting cell division of rapidly growing tumors, chemotherapy […]

Brain Tumors And Help

New Advances In Cancer Therapies By Tyler Kang, MD; The brain is the master of the body, and we know that diseases that afflict the brain can cause significant problems even if other organs remain functional in a person. Similarly, cancers that affect the brain can cause tremendous difficulties and may lead to rapid death […]

Life after Breast Cancer

By Dr. Shoba Kankipati; Many women look forward to the completion of their breast cancer treatment and getting on with their life. However for some the end of treatment can be a confusing or stressful time. They may feel nervous or upset at the thought of no longer regularly seeing members of their health care […]