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Ingredients: 1 Cup Dry Quinoa 2 Cups of Water ½ Cup of Lemon Juice 3 TBS Balsamic Vinegar 4 TBS Olive Oil 1 TBS Minced Garlic 1 TSP Salt ½ Cup of Chopped Cilantro 1 Small Onion, Chopped 1 Red Pepper, Diced ½ Cucumber, Diced Directions: Cook quinoa according to the instructions on the package. […]

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By Madeline Groves | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

You are probably aware that a healthy diet is an important step in a cancer patient’s road to recovery. But why? A balanced diet full of vegetables, fruits, legumes, lean meats, and healthy fats can support your GI system which can, in turn, boost your immunity and yield a wide array of positive benefits for […]

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By Madeline Groves | Posted in Front Page News, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The updated statistics from the American Cancer Society show that the overall cancer death rate has declined continuously in the United States from 1991 to 2016 by a total of 27%. The 2019 estimates predict 217,270 new breast cancer cases in the US and 42,260 deaths. The overall mortality rate is improving for colon, lung, […]

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By Stephen Fogg | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Enjoy a complimentary workshop for Patients & Families on healthy eating and nutrition. Patients will understand the importance of a healthy diet and how it affects a patients treatment When: Tuesday, October 22 – 6:00 – 7:00 pm Where: Oncology Specialists of Charlotte 2630 East 7th Street A light dinner will be provided RSVP! to […]

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By Stephen Fogg | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

“G-BOMBS”[1] is an acronym that can be used to help you remember 6 cancer-fighting foods: G – Greens Greens are high in micro-nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. In fact, they are the most nutrient-dense of all foods. Unfortunately, leafy greens are not a large part of the American diet. Spinach, lettuce, kale, ollards, and even cruciferous […]

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Receiving a cancer diagnosis is often a scary and daunting moment. Most patients have a lot of questions regarding the details of the diagnosis and which treatment options to move forward with. Given the seriousness of a cancer diagnosis, many patients decide to seek a second opinion. A second opinion can help you in the […]

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By Stephen Fogg | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Immunotherapy is a specific type of cancer treatment which enhances the body’s natural defenses against cancer. There are several different types of immunotherapy treatment: Adoptive Cell Transfer Therapy (ACT) ACT is a type of immunotherapy which helps the body fight disease through the presence of T-Cells. T-cells are lymphocytes which play an integral role in […]

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By Stephen Fogg | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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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