Cancer Treatments

Showing    of 16 results

doctor clasps hands with seated female patient

Less Can Be More With Hypofractionation Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

In recent years, cancer physicians and radiation oncologists have been whittling away at the length of time for radiation treatment. The goal: to make radiation treatment more convenient for the patient, with fewer side effects.

female cancer patient in hospital bed wearing head wrap

How Scalp Cooling Can Help Lessen Hair Loss During Chemotherapy

Scalp cooling is a process that can help lessen hair loss caused by certain chemotherapy drugs. It uses a specially fitted cap that you wear before, during and after chemo. The cap is hooked up to a machine that keeps it cold.

doctor with gloves and mask talking with male patient with mask

Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Screenings: More Advanced Disease, Says Survey

Now that safety measures are in place to protect patients against the spread of COVID-19, there is no reason that cancer screenings can’t take place as recommended by your physician.

gloved hand holding covid vaccine vial

What Cancer Patients Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

Whether you should get vaccinated depend on many factors, such as the type of vaccine, the type of cancer you have or have had, if you are in active treatment or if your immune system is working properly.

Tara Hyland and her husband on the beach

Rare Cancer Diagnosis Brings San Francisco Patient To UH

Working 12-hour days in the intense world of private equity, Tara Hyland was living life at a frenetic pace when alarms began sounding in her previously healthy 31-year-old body.

Pat and her husband Jim

Specialty Pharmacy Offers Help and Hope To Patient

Pat’s perspective was, “I can do this. My mantra was to put one foot in front of the other and keep going.” And keep going, she did.

doctor talking to patient

Biological Factors May Play Role in Head and Neck Cancer Outcomes

A recent study from UH Seidman Cancer Center suggests biological differences in tumors could be driving differences in outcomes.

Frances Noonan and a young boy.

Returning Home to Receive Pioneering Treatment

A Colorado woman enrolled in a UH clinical trial that combines immunotherapy with laser-guided surgery for treatment of a recurrent brain tumor called glioblastoma multiforme.

Results are loading...