Brain Cancer or Cancer in the Brain? Lee Memorial Health System Late stage cancers very often involve the brain; not to be confused with brain cancer, which originated there. Metastatic tumors spread to the brain from somewhere else.
Getting Radiation During Breast Cancer Surgery Lee Memorial Health System Surgery followed by radiation - it’s a common course of treatment for breast cancer. Now a new technology is helping doctors deliver both steps at the same time.
Navigating Cancer Lee Memorial Health System Cancer navigators do exactly what their title suggests. They guide people who are newly diagnosed with any number of cancers. In Bruce's case it was prostate. They also assist with breast, lung, brain and gastrointestinal disease.
Surgery Is Becoming an Option for More Pancreatic Cancer Patients Mayo Clinic Pancreatic cancer has long proved the least survivable of the most common forms of cancer, in part because it tends to spread before symptoms appear. Surgery has offered the longest remissions, but for many people with advanced cancer, an operation wasn’t an option. Now, thanks to improvements in chemotherapy, radiation and surgical techniques, even this most recalcitrant of cancers is starting to budge.