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Understanding head and neck cancers

When patients receive a cancer diagnosis, they typically ask how it developed. Pinpointing a cause can be difficult. Risk factors for head and neck cancer can often be attributed to use of tobacco products and alcohol, viral infections, genetics or exposure to occupational hazards like sawdust, asbestos or radiation, among other factors. April is Head …

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Advocate Radiation Oncology establishes cancer treatment center in Bradenton

Advocate Radiation Oncology has established a new cancer treatment center in Bradenton that provides residents of Manatee and Sarasota counties with access to world-class physicians and state-of-the-art technology. The new cancer treatment center, located at 5325 S.R. 64 in Bradenton, is Advocate’s sixth location on Florida’s west coast. Advocate is the region’s premier radiation oncology …

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Advocate Radiation Oncology opens cancer treatment center in Naples

Advocate Radiation Oncology has opened a cancer treatment center in Naples, bringing its top-of-the-line technology and world-class physicians to Collier County. The new cancer treatment center, located at 1775 Davis Blvd. in Naples, becomes Advocate’s fifth location on the west coast of Florida. Advocate patients have access to industry-leading Varian technology, including the Halcyon, Identify …

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Advocate Radiation Oncology adds locations to serve cancer patients across Florida

A cancer diagnosis is typically a life-changing event for a patient and their family. Naturally, one asks questions around their diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. Additionally, the everyday logistics of treatment and financial aspects have to be considered as well. During this challenging time, cancer patients need a care team that is both compassionate and skilled. …

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What men should know about prostate cancer and radiation therapy

Every September, National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month presents an opportunity to increase awareness and discussion on prostate cancer, the second most common type of cancer among men in the U.S. Nearly one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetimes. The American Cancer Society estimates there will be 248,530 new cases …

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