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Colorectal Cancer in Younger Populations A new study conducted by the American Cancer Society reports increasing levels of colorectal cancer in younger populations. The study determined that from the mid-1980s through 2013, rates of colorectal cancer decreased in adults age 55 years and older, while increasing by 2.4% per year in adults age 20–29 years […]

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Genomic testing is a critical component of determining how to treat a patient that has been diagnosed with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). Since certain treatments are more effective in treating tumors with specific mutations, molecular profiling of tumors (genomic testing) is beneficial in determining the best options for therapy. Genomic testing involves identifying biomarkers […]

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Justin Favaro, MD, Ph.D., Oncology Specialists of Charlotte, PA Immunotherapy is by no means new to the world of cancer treatment. In fact, it was first discovered in 1891 by Dr. William B. Coley, who injected killed bacteria into tumors and realized a reduction in the tumor size.  Fast forward to 2019, and multiple Immunotherapy […]

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Approximately 1 in 5 women with breast cancer have HER2+ (Human Epidermal growth factor Receptor 2-positive) breast cancer. For women with HER2+ breast cancer, Herceptin (generic name: Trastuzumab) can be used as a form of treatment. The HER2 gene is present in all human cells and it is responsible for the division and growth of […]

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Many patients facing chemotherapy treatments are daunted by the thought of losing their hair. Hair-loss (alopecia), especially for women, can significantly impact a patient’s self-esteem during an already overwhelming time. Fortunately, there are advanced technologies which offer solutions to chemotherapy-induced alopecia. The DigniCap® Scalp Cooling System is an FDA-cleared device clinically proven to reduce hair […]

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By: Stephen Fogg 1. Cost to You Patients are likely to pay more for routine health care if their doctor is employed by a hospital. Hospitals increasingly redirect services away from a physician’s office towards higher cost facilities such as Regional Medical Centers. 2. Quality Time with Your Doctor Typically, Independent Doctors don’t have daily […]

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Dignitana, a global leader in medical scalp-cooling technology, announced today that the DigniCap® scalp cooling system, which was cleared in December 2015 by the FDA to effectively reduce the likelihood of chemotherapy-induced hair loss in women with breast cancer, will soon be available in nine additional medical centers across the United States including the four […]

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On February 4, 2019, our Eastover office location at 2711 Randolph Rd. Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28207 will move to a new location at 2630 East 7th St., Suite 210, Charlotte, NC 28204.  This newly renovated office is located approximately 600 feet from our current facility. Click here for a map of new location If […]

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