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Rheta Mankin

Member since: Sep 06, 2014
Published articles: 8

Genetic Testing to Determine Cancer Risk

There is much that science still needs to learn about the role that genetics plays in cancer. We do know there are particular types of cancer that tend to run in families, making our risk for...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Mar 10, 2015
Maintaining Healthy Lifestyle Even when Luck Plays a Role in Developing Cancer

There are surely those cancer patients – we all know them – who have lived a life completely by the book in terms of taking care of themselves; who are poster children for a healthy lifestyle. They...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Feb 05, 2015
Maintaining Healthy Lifestyle Even when Luck Plays a Role in Developing Cancer

It’s often said that half the battle of fighting cancer involves staying positive during the course of treatments. While a great attitude certainly won’t replace the potential need for surgery...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Wellness Feb 16, 2015
Post-Prostatectomy Psa Might Signal Need for Radiation Therapy, Study Shows

Radical removal of the prostate gland to treat cancer generally results undetectable PSA levels following surgery. When this isn’t the case, however, patients may sometimes find themselves at risk for...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer May 08, 2015
Smoking and a Cancer Diagnosis

Smoking has long been linked to the development of many types of cancer - a fact that has luckily compelled many smokers to quit the habit. For others, for whom quitting has been a challenge they have...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Wellness Dec 11, 2014
Cancer Screening: when Should It Begin?

Early detection of cancer is critical for increasing the odds for survival. That’s a given that most people keenly understand. What they don’t necessarily understand is exactly when screenings for...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Apr 09, 2015
Monitoring Conditions with Potential for Cancer Diagnosis

A ton of money is spent on a yearly basis researching the causes of cancer, faster ways to diagnose the disease, and, of course, more effective treatments. With all the money being spent, there is...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Wellness Jan 09, 2015
Use of Radiotherapy After Prostate Cancer Surgery Declines

Despite its ability to lower recurrence chances, researchers are finding that used of post-prostate-cancer surgery radiotherapy is on the decline in the United States. The trend is raising alarm bells...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Jun 02, 2015

Author Bio

Lewisville Flower Mound Oncology Group is a renowned center for receiving compassionate cancer care. They are known for building a strong relationship with their patients who are going through various levels of cancer care.