Oncology Resources

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

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What Is Targeted Therapy and How Is It Used To Treat Cancer?

Although it’s still in its early stages, targeted therapy for cancer has revitalized hope for a true “cure for cancer” in the medical community. Judah Folkman, an American medical scientist specializing in angiogenesis, proposed the idea of an angiogenesis inhibitor…

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7 Questions to Ask Your Oncologist Before Cancer Treatment

Receiving a cancer diagnosis comes with an overload of information for patients. Trying to process a new reality feels overwhelming, and learning new terms and treatment information takes time. An effective way to learn is to create a list of…

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How to Improve Oncology Practice Management with AI and Automation

Administrative AI and automation technologies have been overlooked in the massive boom of recent healthcare innovations. While they may not be as exciting as surgical robots and other clinical AI solutions, AI and automation are crucial to improving practice administration…

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Everything to Know About Your Cancer Prognosis

When someone hears the word cancer, their first thought is often “Is cancer curable?” Many people want to know their prognosis immediately, while others find it daunting. Your oncologist will not be able to predict what will happen, but cancer…

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The Future of Cancer Detection and Diagnosis Research

To determine the severity of cancer, doctors must initially detect and diagnose the disease. Some cancers offer early detection and prevention, while other types of cancer require diligence and invasive procedures. The ability to detect and diagnose cancer in its…

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Sarcoma Cancer Awareness: The Forgotten Cancer

July is National Sarcoma and Bone Cancer Awareness month, highlighting what’s widely considered the “forgotten cancer,” even though as many as 17,000 Americans are diagnosed with Sarcoma yearly. Sarcoma cancer research and drug development methods are challenging due to a lack…

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