cancer treatment

Innovating treatment options for pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer

As cancer research continues to evolve, we continue to push the envelope to bring better, faster, more effective treatments to the forefront for our patients. One exciting recent advancement comes in the fight against pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer. Often diagnosed in late stages, people with this type of cancer traditionally have had limited options. But a …

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Joan Katz

Charting a journey: Three-time cancer survivor on her mission to help others move forward

After battling cancer three times, Joan Katz, a Fort Worth resident and philanthropist, wanted a better way for people to make their way through the maze of doctors, hospitals and paperwork as she explained to the 360 Magazine for their April 2015 article “Guiding Lights”. Working with Dr. Alan Johns, her gynecologist and a fellow …

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Ovarian Cancer’s Vulnerability Exposed: Clinical Trial Offers New Hope

Targeted therapy for ovarian cancer has been an elusive goal for researchers for many years because ovarian cancer is a heterogeneous disease, exhibiting a plethora of genetic alterations. In a small percentage of patients, the cancer is found to be hereditary. In these patients, mutations in the BRCA gene lead to an increased risk of ovarian, …

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The Benefits and Mysteries of Acupuncture

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines acupuncture as: an originally Chinese practice of inserting fine needles through the skin at specific points especially to cure disease or relieve pain (as in surgery).  So sticking a bunch of needles in your body doesn’t sound enjoyable? Tap the brakes just a minute, let’s talk this through. Acupuncture might sound a little …

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