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BY Sujit Prabhu, M.D.

Brain surgery requires precision and excellent judgment on part of the neurosurgeon for good patient outcomes. We neurosurgeons try to remove as much of the brain tumor as possible and return patients to their full functional capacity.

The most common type of brain surgery for a tumor is a craniotomy. On average, this operation, takes four to six hours. Below, I've answered some common questions about brain surgery.&nbsp...

Sujit Prabhu, M.D.

BY Joey Tran

Maintaining a healthy diet is one of the most important things you can do to reduce your risk of cancer and other diseases, according to the...

BY Lucy Richardson

Hamza Iskandar has only been fighting gastroesophageal cancer for the past six months, but he was born a fighter. 

As a result...

BY Shalin Shah, M.D.

Regardless of where radiation fits into your cancer treatment plan, you may have questions about what you'll experience during radiation therapy.

Here are a few things you should know about radiation.

How radiation works
Receiving radiation is similar to receiving a very strong x-rays.

Advances in radiation therapy allow us to pinpoint cancerous cells with amazing accuracy.

The goal of radiation...

BY Leslie Schover, Ph.D.

In early April, the first guidelines on care for sexual problems were published by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN).

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

A parent's cancer diagnosis can turn a child's world upside down, no matter how young or old the child is.

But coping with a parent's...

BY LeAnne Gibbs

My husband, Francis, has stage IV colon cancer. Since his diagnosis, many people have asked how they can help.

Last week I shared...

BY Stephen Collazo

Today is National Healthcare Decisions Day.

Whether you're a patient or caregiver, having conversations about future care should...

BY Mark Lewis, M.D.

Individuals with a history of cancer in their family often seek out testing to learn if they, too, carry a gene that might indicate a future...

BY Megan Silianoff

As a blogger and cancer survivor, I'm knowledgeable about various topics. My favorite television shows, for example, are an area of my expertise...