Cancer is one of the scariest medical diagnoses to hear. Cancer affects almost 40% of all people at some point during their lifetime, and odds are someone in your family has had cancer – or you may have it yourself.… Read More
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Diagnostic Tools Used in Oncology
Cancer is a frightening disease that can affect any living part of the body. Indeed, the only areas that are not susceptible to cancer are the areas that are no longer live cells, such as the hair and nails, which … Read More
What Is Involved in a Colonoscopy?
Colonoscopy is a screening and diagnostic procedure used to detect and remove precancerous growths in the lower GI (gastrointestinal) tract. It involves the examination of the colon (large intestine, or bowels) and rectum using a thin tube with a camera … Read More
How Do I Prepare For an Oncology Appointment?
Going for an oncology appointment can seem like one of the scariest medical experiences you will have. To help control your emotions and to maximize communication with your oncologist, the team at Comprehensive Cancer Care at Wooster Community Hospital suggests … Read More
What to Expect from Cancer Treatment
For many people, there is nothing scarier and more devastating than getting a cancer diagnosis. It can trigger emotions that run the gamut: disbelief, sadness, fear, anxiety, and even despair.
These feelings are all normal, and one way you can … Read More
Important Things To Consider Before A Cancer Treatment
A cancer diagnosis comes as a shock to everyone. Fortunately, there are treatments available to help you beat cancer and go on with your life. The key to beating cancer is early detection and treatment. If you have received a … Read More
Cancer-Free: Life After Cancer Treatment
There are more than 17 million cancer survivors in the United States, largely thanks to revolutionary cancer treatments that didn’t exist just a few decades ago. Let’s talk about some of the main things that you can expect from here … Read More
Vital Things to Know About Cancer Treatment and Experience
As the timeless saying goes, “Knowledge is power,” and this definitely holds true in your fight against cancer. It’s completely normal to be tossed into a whirlwind of emotions after receiving a cancer diagnosis, but don’t just stop there: empower … Read More
Do You Need More Than One Type of Cancer Treatment?
Bringing You Up-to-Date on Cancer Treatment
The medical community’s understanding of cancer and its many treatments has improved by leaps and bounds over the past two decades. One thing that hasn’t changed in the field of oncology (the study of cancer) is the fact that the … Read More