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Rheta Mankin

Member since: Aug 25, 2014
Published articles: 16

A Blood Test May Shed Light on Breast Cancer Risks

Medical professionals looking for an edge in helping detect breast cancer in its earliest stages may soon have a new tool in their corner. Researchers are working on a new blood test that can help...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer May 24, 2015
Breast Cancer Survivor Testing Guidelines Changed

Women who have battled breast cancer and won may have good news awaiting them at the doctor’s office. Two major cancer groups have recently changed their guidelines for follow-up screenings after...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Mar 18, 2016
Can You ID the Signs of Inflammatory Breast Cancer?

Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a rare, but especially aggressive form of this disease. Since its symptoms are largely unknown by women or are mistaken for other issues, this disease is often not...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Jun 14, 2015
Cancer: Educating Yourself on Treatment Options

A diagnosis of cancer can be devastating for anyone. And with so much information coming at us at once, it can be challenging to determine the best route to take in terms of treatment. More than...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Aug 26, 2014
Device Could Help Prevent Breast Cance’s Spread

As one of the most common forms of cancer diagnosed in American women, breast cancer is a serious concern. While rapid treatment can prove especially helpful when the disease is caught early, the...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Oct 22, 2015
Exploring Clinical Trials for Cancer Care

Cancer treatment is overwhelming at best and completely terrifying at worst. There are so any details to consider and so many options to explore. The most important part of beginning treatment for any...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Feb 26, 2015
Lumpectomy, Radiation Combo Proves Beneficial

It is estimated that one in eight American women will develop breast cancer over the course of their lifetimes. This disease will strike an estimated 246,600 Americans in 2016 alone. Treating the...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Apr 19, 2016
New Imaging Agent May Improve Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

More than 220,000 American men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each and every year. While many of those men will find their cancer is slow-growing and requires little or no immediate treatment...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Nov 19, 2015
Oncology Clinical Pathways: Concerns Have Been Raised

Patients who are diagnosed with cancer may find their doctors and insurance companies follow protocols that are called "clinical pathways" to guide decisions related to recommended care. These...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer May 12, 2016
Protein Offers Insights for Better Prostate Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment

A protein in the body known for helping repair damaged DNA may offer researchers a new way to better detect and treat prostate cancer. Researchers from the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Centre have uncovered...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Aug 15, 2015
Study Uncovers Way to Reduce Early Recall Rates for Lung Cancer Screening

Heavy smokers and others at high risk for the development of lung cancer will find that early detection of this disease may lead to higher chances of survival. With that in mind, it’s not uncommon for...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Apr 12, 2015
Tomosynthesis Better at Detecting Breast Cancer, Study Finds

More than 200,000 American women are anticipated to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. For many of them, mammograms will get the credit for identifying suspicious growths. Long considered the...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Feb 17, 2016
When Experts Say Women Should Have Mammograms

Going in for annual health examinations can be a real pain in the neck. Even so, certain tests are often the only things that stand in the way of patients and potentially life-ending diseases. Such is...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Dec 16, 2015
Lesion-Directed Screening Cuts Time, Not Accuracy

Skin cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed forms of the diseased in the United States. With an estimated 73,000 new case of melanoma alone diagnosed annually, dermatologists have their work cut...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Jan 16, 2016
Over Testing a Problem in Early Stage Breast Cancer

When the diagnosis is breast cancer fears about possible metastases are only natural. After all, with this form of cancer capable of spreading to the lymph nodes, bones and other nearby locations, a...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Jul 22, 2015
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Author Bio

North Texas based Choice Cancer Care is a physician-owned cancer treatment center. Dr. Gregory Echt, a radiation oncologist specializes in the most highly sophisticated methods of chemotherapy and radiation therapy available today.