For cancer patients, treatment options are usually limited to choosing between radiation therapy and homeopathic treatment. Most patients are hesitant to choose radiation therapy because of the potential dangers radiation exposure pose. But does radiation therapy actually work?
What gives you cancer? Every day the answer changes. Not wearing sunscreen used to be a surefire way to increase your risk of cancer, then within years there were claims that wearing sunscreen was actually what put you at risk for developing cancer. Studies come out every week, each one with different results. What you should eat, what you shouldn’t eat…it’s impossible to know. Cancer is a difficult disease, and it’s one that is still largely a mystery to doctors today, even after years of study. There are a lot of mixed opinions, conflicting studies, and differing viewpoints. […]
If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, all the things you need to do in addition to fighting for your life can seem overwhelming. You likely have no clue where to start with finding resources for support or education and information during your treatment. In this article, we will share 5 great resources to help your daily life seem more manageable while battling cancer.
When you’re diagnosed with cancer, the best thing you can do is to find a medical team you can literally trust with your life. They are your best resource for […]
If a loved one has recently been diagnosed with cancer, you may be struggling to be an adequate support system for that person. Supporting a loved one through cancer treatment can seem daunting if you don’t know how to first approach the situation. Keep in mind that this person needs you and though it will be difficult at times, being that person’s support during likely the hardest battle of their life will make all the difference during their treatment. Below are five ways you can support your loved one through cancer treatment.
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No one is ever really prepared to hear the words “you have cancer”. But, thanks to the advancements in technology, cancer patients have more treatment options available than ever. A highly effective solution commonly used is radiation oncology. One of the specialists that is there to help each cancer patient along the way is a radiation oncologist. Read on to learn more about what radiation oncology is and what an oncologist does throughout the radiation therapy process.
Radiation oncology, or radiation therapy, is a medical specialty […]
As a full-service radiology center, reliability and accessibility mean a lot to us. So much so, that we offer 3 different branches of care to meet all of our patient’s radiology needs including Diagnostic Imaging, Women’s Imaging, and Radiation Oncology.
April is Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month. This time is dedicated to educating the public on the cancerous diseases that impact this region of the body. Many people get involved by events like walks, auctions, galas, workshops and more. At this uncertain time, we are socially distancing, so we’ve decided to do our part by sharing information about the topic. In this article, we will educate you on the risk factors and statistics of oral, head and neck cancers.
More than 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year; however, this disease can be avoided with the help of vaccinations and regular screenings. Cervical Health Awareness Month is the perfect time to call attention to cervical cancer its causes, treatments, and early detection. In this article, we will discuss common treatment options that are available to women diagnosed with cervical cancer.
When a doctor recommends an MRI scan, the first question you'll need to ask yourself is where you want to get your imaging procedure done- a hospital or an outpatient imaging center. Where you decide to go for your procedure is an important decision and can vary from patient to patient. When it comes to an imaging center, we want you to feel as comfortable as possible, but we know it may not be the right decision in your effort to heal. There are various benefits to each so we are here to provide you with the tools to make the best decision.
Radiation therapy is no easy thing to go through, but at the same time, it can also save your life. That is why cancer researchers and radiation oncology teams across the globe strive to find and implement new, better ways to treat and eliminate cancer.
At Rosetta Radiology we do our part as well by applying cutting-edge radiation therapy techniques to treat a wide variety of cancers. Our radiation technology ensures that the emissions you receive are targeted to the tumor specifically.