Could the Stress from a Cancer Diagnosis Amount to PTSD?

A cancer diagnosis is certainly life-changing for anyone. As with any life-changing event, you may experience stress and anxiety, but could all those feelings from a cancer diagnosis eventually amount to the levels of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? For some...

New Surgical Approach May Speed Recovery for Patients

One of the most common questions when a patient is told they may need to undergo surgery is, “How quickly will I be back on my feet and back to my normal activities?” After many surgeries, patients are encouraged to stay away from regular activity for some time after...

Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month

March is Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month. In honor of the survivors, family, and friends impacted by Multiple Myeloma, we embrace the opportunity to draw attention to this challenging journey, share knowledge and words of hope and wisdom from our community. Cancer...

Passion Behind the Practice

Passion may have many definitions. So how it it defined by doctors at Cancer Treatment Centers of America? For some, it’s a personal story that lead them down their path. For others, it’s the simple human concept of compassion. For all – their passion impacts the way...
Clinical Trials: What Are They and Who Qualifies?

Clinical Trials: What Are They and Who Qualifies?

Cancer patients may have many treatment options, but for some, traditional treatments may not be effective. What’s next? Clinical trials may be the answer. Doctors at Cancer Treatment Centers of America say clinical trials are a way to find the next innovative...
Getting Back Her Femininity: Body Image After Breast Cancer

Getting Back Her Femininity: Body Image After Breast Cancer

Beating a cancer diagnosis may seem like the end of that journey, but that’s not exactly the case. As breast cancer survivor Wendy Waller explains it, “the aftereffects stay with you a long time, I feel like my journey is not complete yet.” Dr. Randall Craft, Plastic...