Coping with Cancer During the Holidays

 

 

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Dr. Chen Discusses CyberKnife on Show Me St. Louis

 

Watch Yu Sharon Chen, M.D., a board-certified radiation oncologist with St. Louis CyberKnife, discuss the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System (what it is, how it works, what it treats, benefits of treatment, etc.) on KSDK’s Show Me St. Louis.

 

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The Importance of Getting a Second Opinion

 

A recent article from CancerConnect.com, a patient-focused cancer website, suggests that if you have been diagnosed with cancer, seeking a second opinion will allow you to learn more about your cancer type and make truly informed decisions about treatment. The article recommends that all cancer patients should consider seeing at least one additional expert after […]

 

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Managing Cancer as a Chronic Illness

 

June is National Cancer Survivor Month.  It is a month dedicated to celebrating and recognizing those who have survived cancer, an inspiration for those recently diagnosed, a gathering of support for families, and an outreach to the community.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the leading national public health institute […]

 

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St. Louis CyberKnife Welcomes Gina Sandt, RN to Staff

 

St. Louis CyberKnife announced that Gina Sandt, RN has joined their cancer care treatment team.   Gina has been a registered nurse for 21 years.  She received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Barnes College at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and her Master of Arts in health services management from Webster University in […]

 

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Cancer Prevention Recommendations Infographic

 

 

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Do These Three Things to Help Prevent Cancer

 

If your New Year’s resolution to get fit and healthy is already losing steam, February, which is National Cancer Prevention Month, is a great time to give yourself a second chance.  Renew your efforts to make healthier choices by learning what you can do to help reduce your cancer risk.  The Centers for Disease Control […]

 

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SBRT Effective Option for Inoperable Hepatocelullar Carcinoma

 

A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology has shown that stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) is an effective option for inoperable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).   Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common type of liver cancer, and most cases of HCC are secondary to either a viral hepatitis infection (hepatitis B or C) or […]

 

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Men’s Cancer Screening Checklist

 

 

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Women’s Cancer Screening Checklist

 

 

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