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An Introduction to Common Treatments for Lung Cancer

 

Have you or a loved one been newly diagnosed with lung cancer? In this video, we’ll help you learn about the most common treatments for lung cancer which may include surgery, radiation therapy, radiofrequency ablation (RFA); chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy.

 

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Lung Cancer Screening

 

Do you fit the profile for lung cancer screening? Learn more about eligibility and see what it is like to have a lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography (low-dose CT) test.

 

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8 Common Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

 

 

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September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

 

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is observed every September in the United States by health experts and advocates, and individuals concerned with men’s prostate health.  Designating a month for the disease serves the purpose of increasing public awareness of the importance of prostate health and screenings, educating about risk factors and symptoms, and advocating for […]

 

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Celebrating Cancer Survivors

 

June is National Cancer Survivor Month, a time to celebrate and recognize cancer survivors, inspire those recently diagnosed, and, most importantly, to celebrate life. During the month, cancer survivors and supporters in communities around the world unite to celebrate life and raise awareness of the challenges faced by cancer survivors. It is a time for […]

 

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Head and Neck Cancer

 

According to the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance (HNCA), an organization dedicated to the prevention, detection, treatment and rehabilitation of oral, head and neck cancer through public awareness, research, advocacy and survivorship, head and neck cancers account for approximately three percent of all cancers in the United States.  These cancers are nearly twice as common […]

 

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Cancer Screening & Prevention Day at the CAMC Cancer Center

 

Please join the Radiation Oncology Services at Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) department for a dedicated to your health!  We are proud to be a part of the Cancer Screening & Prevention Day at the CAMC Cancer Center (3415 MacCorkle Ave. SE, Charleston, WV 25304) next Saturday, March 11, from at 8 a.m. to Noon. […]

 

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Study Says Lung Cancer Survival Increases Sharply If Caught Early

 

According to a recent study in England, increased screening to identify and monitor people at high risk for lung cancer could increase their chance for five-year survival by nearly three-quarters.  Researchers at the University of Liverpool suggest leaders in Britain set up a national screening program to catch more lung cancer earlier, with the hope […]

 

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Brain Tumors

 

According to the National Brain Tumor Society, who is committed to improving the lives of all those affected by brain tumors, more than 69,000 Americans will be diagnosed with a primary brain tumor this year.  A brain tumor is an abnormal growth of tissue in the brain or central spine that can disrupt proper brain […]

 

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Early Diagnosis: These Six Cancer Screenings Are Recommended

 

Some of the most important tools in the fight against cancer are screening tests that can help find cancer at an early stage.   It’s important that abnormal tissue or cancer be found early, because by the time symptoms appear, the cancer may have grown and spread, making the cancer harder to treat or cure.  […]

 

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