For patients whom have to undergo radiation therapy, the visits can become numerous, but new cutting edge technology here in South-West Florida is reducing their sessions dramatically.
One in two men and one in three women will be diagnosed with cancer. But what is cancer? Cancer experts at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) outline how cancer develops, the most common forms, how it’s treated and how to manage treatment side effects. They also discuss what the future holds for cancer treatment.
THERE’S TARGETED THERAPY — AND TRADITIONAL CHEMOTHERAPY TO TREAT CANCER. BUT IN SOME INSTANCES, ONCOLOGISTS ARE COMBINING BOTH TO HELP YOU GET THE BEST TREATMENT POSSIBLE.
Lee Memorial Health System in Fort Myers, FL is the largest network of medical care facilities in Southwest Florida and is highly respected for its expertise, innovation and quality of care. For nearly a century, we’ve been providing residents like you with everything from primary care treatment to highly specialized care services and robotic assisted surgeries.
It’s a common reaction people have after just a few minutes with Mackenzie Hummer. Mackenzie is awesome. Mackenzie has changed my life, said Armando Llechu, CAO of Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. The smile that she has is genuine. That’s the one thing that everybody that meets her, they comment about the smile. Just the joy. It’s so awesome to hear people say the joy they see coming out of her, because it’s her middle name, so I really believe that it was a God-given name, said Mackenzie’s mom, Carrie.