• Chemotherapy

    A New Procedure Called HIPEC Offers New Treatment Options for Cancer Patients

    by  • January 23, 2015 • Chemotherapy, Gastrointestinal Cancer

    The acronym HIPEC stands for hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy.  This procedure is a novel method of delivering chemotherapy in the operating room during surgery for the treatment of advanced cancers that have spread to the lining of the abdominal (peritoneal) cavity. The term hyperthermic refers to the increased temperature we use to make the tumor...

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    After Seeing Blood in His Urine, Abu Bradley, an Active Father of Two, Was Diagnosed with a Rare and Agressive Cancer

    by  • December 17, 2014 • Chemotherapy, Sarcoma, Surgery

    Abu-Methuselah Bradley was the epitome of good health.  The married father of two is an athlete with a muscular build.  He’s a pharmaceutical sales representative, part-time church Pastor and enjoys time outdoors bike-riding and running. He took quick action when he noticed blood in his urine. “I went right to the ER,” said Abu....

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    Can a Patient Be Too Old for Stem Cell Transplant?

    by  • February 9, 2014 • Chemotherapy, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Stem Cell Transplant

    Stem cell transplant is a potential curative treatment for patients with blood cancers and other life-threatening blood disorders. Selected patients may achieve long-term control of their disease, even if they have run out of treatment options. However, the best outcomes are usually obtained from early transplant for patients with high risk of disease. Because...

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    Treating Extremity Sarcoma

    by  • May 13, 2013 • Chemotherapy

    Extremity sarcoma is one of the hardest cancers to treat. Treatment for patients where sarcoma is in an arm or a leg may include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, interferon therapy, biologic/immunotherapy and/or innovative therapies using new drugs to fight the disease. With Isolated Limb Infusion (ILI), the effects of chemotherapy can be concentrated regionally...

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