According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, the only international organization devoted solely to education, prevention, early detection, and prompt treatment of the world’s most common cancer, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime. Skin cancer occurs when there are abnormalities in the cells that make up the skin.
Alliance Cancer Care announced that board-certified radiation oncologist Jefferson M. Trupp, M.D. has joined their cancer care treatment team. Dr. Trupp graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, and received his medical doctorate from the University of South Florida College of Medicine. He completed an internship in OB/GYN with
May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month. Driven by advancement in research, surgical techniques, genetic discoveries, and much more, it has never been a better time to take action on brain tumors. The National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), an organization whose mission is to unrelentingly invest in, mobilize, and unite our community to discover a
Lelia Wilson had never heard of trigeminal neuralgia before she was diagnosed in 2004. Within months, the pain caused by the rare, chronic nerve condition was controlling her life. Trigeminal neuralgia affects the trigeminal nerve, which carries sensation from the face to the brain. Any type of facial stimulation — brushing teeth, putting on makeup,
Alliance Oncology, a division of Alliance HealthCare Services, a leading national provider of outsourced healthcare services, announced that one of their cancer care centers, Alliance Cancer Care, has become a Novalis® Certified Radiosurgery Center. The certification process, conducted by an independent, third-party panel of experts in radiation therapy, means the radiosurgery program meets or exceeds
When you are diagnosed with cancer, having comprehensive cancer treatment options near your home, work, and family is important to you. You want your cancer treatments to affect your life as little as possible. Maybe you just started a new job and don’t want to miss work. Maybe you have kids in school and want