Oncology Resources

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


Managing Anxiety in Cancer Patients

Anxiety is a natural response to this new reality when patients receive a cancer diagnosis. However, managing anxiety in cancer patients may look different than dealing with anxiety in other patients. Patients undergoing screening for cancer, waiting for cancer test…

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CAR-T Cell Therapy: How It Works

Just hearing that you have cancer can be overwhelming. The real challenges begin when your doctor explains the specifics of cancer treatment. Suddenly, in addition to coping with a cancer diagnosis, you have a whole new vocabulary to learn and…

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Why Quality Clinical Documentation Matters

Patients seek medical care hoping for a high-quality experience across the board. Offering a cancer diagnosis, treatment plan, and path for the future are a few ways to ensure your patients get what they need. However, quality clinical documentation is…

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What Is Value-Based Care?

Value-based care is an emerging framework that pays medical providers based on a patient’s health outcome. It differentiates itself from other popular models such as FFS by focusing on quality rather than quantity of service provided. Traditionally, hospitals and healthcare…

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Thyroid Ultrasound: What You Should Know

The thyroid gland is one of many glands that make up the endocrine system. When functioning properly, the thyroid gland releases two hormones that regulate how much energy the cells in our body use. These hormones are called thyroxine (T4)…

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Cancer Genetics: The Relationship Between Genes and Cancer

There‚Äôs an important relationship between genetics and cancer, even if we don’t understand the exact nature of the relationship. The ability of genes to cause cancer probably comes to mind when considering the correlation of cancer genetics. Still, most people…

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