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Rheta Mankin

Member since: Jul 02, 2015
Published articles: 6

Proton Therapy Produces Outstanding Results in Prostate Cancer

A relatively new and somewhat controversial form of cancer treatment is demonstrating excellent results in prostate cancer patients. Despite those who say the alternative to traditional radiotherapy...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Dec 16, 2015
Understanding Radiation-Induced Xerostomia

Xerostomia sounds little ominous, but cancer patients who have undergone radiation treatments might better know it as "dry mouth." This condition is a rather common side effect of radiation treatments...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Oct 27, 2015
1 State Steps Forward to Raise the Smoking Age

As the dangers of tobacco use become more widely understood, anti-smoking advocates are reaching out to government officials for help in curbing the numbers. With nearly a dozen deadly forms of cancer...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Jul 30, 2015
Cancer Survivors May Face Adoption Discrimination

As the number of living American cancer survivors nears the 18 million mark, many people are finding there is life after this disease. For those who move past the diagnosis and begin planning for...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Aug 23, 2015
Most Colorectal Cancer Patients Do Not Experience Social Distress, Study Finds

More than 130,000 cases of colorectal cancer are diagnosed in the United States each year. This common form of cancer is often highly treatable, but sometimes semi-permanent or permanent side effects...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Sep 30, 2015
Study: Lung Cancer Presents Differently Based on Smoking Status

A breakthrough new study is casting light on the development of non-small-cell lung cancer that may one day help improve diagnosis and treatment for patients. Focusing on the differences presented...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Jan 26, 2016

Author Bio

Lewisville/Flower Mound Oncology Group is a division of Choice Cancer Care – a group of clinics devoted across the board to combining exceptional medical care with compassionate, individualized patient care.