Oncology Resources

Information, articles and news about cancer and oncological care from Verdi Cancer and Research Center of Texas.


Understanding the Different Types and Risk Factors of GIST

Does your doctor suspect that you might have GIST? Or do you have a loved one with GISTs? If so, you might be unfamiliar with this term since GISTs are quite rare.   As the name indicates, gastrointestinal stromal tumors…

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Addressing Late and Long-Term Effects of Cancer Treatment: What Survivors Need to Know

In the realm of cancer treatment, remarkable strides have been made in recent years, leading to increased survival rates and enhanced quality of life. As survivors celebrate their victory over this formidable disease, it is crucial to acknowledge and address…

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Research and Innovation for Ovarian Cancer: Advances and Promising Approaches

Few diseases can upend a woman’s life quite like cancer can. According to Cancer Research UK, the world’s largest independent cancer research organization, there are no less than 200 types of cancer that can attack the body at any given…

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Understanding the Emotional Impact of Cancer Survivorship

Life After Cancer: How Does Cancer Impact Your Emotions?   Most people expect to feel joy and relief once they finally hear, “You’re in remission.” However, when cancer patients get into remission, they might discover that things aren’t as simple…

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Understanding the Symptoms and Warning Signs of Colorectal Cancer

Maintaining a happy and healthy life is not just about getting regular exercise and eating a balanced meal. It’s also important to understand the early warning signs of different types of cancers so that you can get treatment sooner rather…

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Coping with Emotional Stress During Cancer Treatment

Cancer is one of the most difficult things a person can experience. Not only is there the physical pain of the disease and the treatments, but there is also the emotional toll it can take. As a cancer patient, it…

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