Oncology Resources

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


Helping to Fight Cancer: World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day is an international event celebrated on February 4th each year to raise awareness and promote education about cancer. The day serves to remind people worldwide of the importance of taking action to prevent, detect, and treat the…

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CRISPR Gene Editing is Changing the Game for Cancer Research

Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR) is a type of technology used for genome editing. In recent years, CRISPR cancer trials have received increasing attention because of this technology’s exciting potential. Thanks to CRISPR, the future of cancer treatment…

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Signs and Symptoms of Cervical Cancer

What Are the Warning Signs of Cervical Cancer? Cervical cancer is one of the most common types of reproductive cancer. This condition occurs whenever healthy cells mutate and begin growing abnormally, and it can be caused by past infections, environmental…

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How to Prepare for a Colon Cancer Screening

Colon and rectal cancers are among the leading causes of cancer deaths in the US. These two types of cancers are often referred to as colorectal. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force advises that you begin getting screenings for colorectal…

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Dr. Sharma to Exit Verdi Cancer & Research Center December 31, 2022

This announcement is to inform Dr. Jivesh Sharma’s patients that he will be departing Verdi Cancer & Research Center of Texas, effective December 31, 2022. Dr. Sharma has decided to take a sabbatical from his clinical practice so that he…

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Prostate Cancer Screening: Know Your Options

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men in the United States. Understanding when and why you should get screened for prostate cancer is important because early detection is the key to successful treatment. In this article, we…

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