Lymphoma is a cancer that begins in the germ-fighting cells of the immune system. It can affect the lymph nodes, spleen, thymus and bone marrow. Because lymphoma is carried through the blood, cancer can easily spread (metastasize) to different parts of the body as well. Lymphoma is the most common blood cancer diagnosed in adults … Continued

Each year, approximately 136,000 Americans are diagnosed with colon cancer, the third most common cancer in the United States (excluding skin cancers). Fortunately, colon cancer is one of the most treatable and often curable types of cancer—if it is diagnosed and treated early. It is important to get regular screenings so your physician can diagnose … Continued

With many diseases, illnesses, or conditions, you can reduce your risk by maintaining a healthy diet filled with fruits, vegetables and whole grains, and by getting plenty of regular exercise. But what else can you do to help prevent the onset of oral cancers? Oral cancer can develop in any part of the mouth, including … Continued

There are many different ways to treat cancer, however, it largely depends on the type of cancer you have and how advanced it is. At HOPE Cancer Center of East Texas, we offer complete, advanced services and treatment for cancer. We offer special testing to look for certain genetic markers. These markers help us identify … Continued

If you or a loved one is facing a cancer diagnosis, you may have begun researching information about the type of cancer, its treatment and survival rates. Just like the diagnosis itself, the information can be overwhelming and confusing, especially when so many articles are inaccurate or even misleading. Distinguishing the facts from the myths … Continued