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Treating Prostate Cancer with Minimally Invasive Surgery

Treating Prostate Cancer with Minimally Invasive Surgery

Before you undergo surgery for prostate cancer, make sure you've explored all your options. Surgery is one of the most effective treatments for prostate cancer, but it is also a decision that should not be made lightly. Have you talked …

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Finding Support during Breast Cancer Treatment

Finding Support during Breast Cancer Treatment

Don't neglect your emotional needs during this scary time. The battle against breast cancer can be very draining. On top of the physical symptoms that go along with cancer and its common treatment methods, your feelings are also likely to …

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How Is Ovarian Cancer Linked to Breast Cancer?

How Is Ovarian Cancer Linked to Breast Cancer?

Researchers have discovered a link between breast cancer and ovarian cancer. While looking over cancer statistics in women, a pattern will emerge – an apparent link between cancer in the breasts and cancer in the ovaries. Women who have developed …

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Coping Tips for Chemotherapy Treatment

Coping Tips for Chemotherapy Treatment

Follow a few strategies to help you cope with the challenges that come along with chemo. Chemotherapy is often a prescribed treatment for cancer for good reason, however it can take a toll on the patient. Here are a few …

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Your Treatment Options for Pancreatic Cancer

Your Treatment Options for Pancreatic Cancer

After a pancreatic cancer diagnosis, exploring your treatment options is key. If you've been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, exploring treatment options is your next important step. Treatment options will vary based on a number of things including the stage of the cancer, whether …

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The Breast Center at TMCP: How We Can Help

The Breast Center at TMCP: How We Can Help

The Breast Center offers state-of-the-art services to help prevent and treat breast disease. The Breast Center at The Medical Center of Plano is one of only a few medical facilities in North Texas that is accredited by the National Accreditation …

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Surprising Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Surprising Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month is an opportunity to learn about the unexpected signs of ovarian cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that approximately 1 in 71 women get invasive ovarian cancer, and 1 in 95 die from the disease. The …

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Five Unexpected Breast Cancer Symptoms

Five Unexpected Breast Cancer Symptoms

Be aware of these surprising signs of breast cancer. When most women consider breast cancer symptoms, they think of a lump in the breast. Women are taught to perform self examinations to look for lumps and tissue changes, and this …

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Ten Surprising Facts About Skin Cancer

Ten Surprising Facts About Skin Cancer

For many Texans, spending time outdoors in the sun is a work requirement or simply part of a daily lifestyle. Unfortunately, without proper protection, extensive sun exposure can significantly increase the risk of skin cancer, which can be deadly. To …

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The C Word: Handling Your Cancer Diagnosis

The C Word: Handling Your Cancer Diagnosis

When you heard the words, time seemed to stand still. It’s cancer. Not the dreaded C word. Perhaps you thought it would never happen to you. Maybe to someone you know, but not you. It is important to know that …

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