Study May Prevent Hair Loss for Breast Cancer Patients During Chemotherapy Scalp Cooling for Alopecia Prevention (SCALP)

Can scalp cooling prevent hair loss during chemotherapy for breast cancer? Memorial Hermann is one of six sites in the United States where physician researchers are investigating the safety and efficacy of the Paxman Orbis Hair Loss Prevention System in reducing hair loss in women with breast cancer who are...

Breast Reconstruction

Breast reconstruction is one or more operations performed to restore all components of the breast of women who have undergone mastectomy or removal of the entire breast. Breast reconstruction after mastectomy has evolved over the last century to become an integral component in the therapy for many women with...

Cancer Doesn’t Mean We Have to Stop Living: Regain Your Energy and Vitality!

Today, there are 14 million cancer survivors in the United States. Many continue to suffer from the side effects of cancer and cancer treatments as long as 10 years after completing treatment. These patients are looking for help to restore and maintain their health. Oncologists are focused on pathology and...

Take Control of Your Health: 7 Steps to Help Prevent Breast Cancer

October is breast cancer awareness month. During this time, pink ribbons are displayed on all types of merchandise from water bottles to appliances. Races and fundraisers unite survivors and loved ones together with a common goal: finding a cure. Americans have become more aware of breast cancer.  Sadly,...

Breast Cancer Patient Requests Christian Surgeon

The Texas Medical Center is the largest medical complex in the world. For many patients, choosing the “right” physician for their care and treatment can be overwhelming. Most people begin looking for a specialist online using a search engine, while others take a more personal foundational approach based...

Breast Cancer Screening Is Essential

In the United States, one in eight women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer during her lifetime. While awareness of breast cancer has improved, the disease unfortunately remains the second-deadliest cancer among American women. This year in Texas, 15,712 women will be diagnosed with breast...

« Older Entries