What is Oncoplastic Surgery?

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As breast cancer research advances, treatment approaches continue to be improved and refined. Oncoplastic surgery is a surgery for breast cancer patients that involves reshaping the breasts at the time of initial surgery, combining breast cancer tumor removal (a lumpectomy or mastectomy) and plastic surgery techniques (reconstructive surgery) at the same time. Oncoplastic surgery gives … Continued

2016 – Year in Review

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2016 was a year of incredible achievements in scientific development and oncology care across the U.S. and UK for Sarah Cannon. It would not have been possible without the team of caregivers, patients, supporters, physicians, researchers and nurses working together to advance our mission and provide world-class care to individuals facing cancer in our communities. … Continued

Five Tips for Pancreatic Cancer Survivors

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After completing cancer treatment for pancreatic cancer, it is important to be diligent with follow-up care to ensure you remain cancer-free, or to find any cancer that may have returned as quickly as possible. Below are 5 tips to help you ensure you stay healthy following treatment: Remain committed to follow-up care. Even after completing … Continued

What is Palliative Care?

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Commonly mistaken for hospice care, palliative care is a type of outpatient care that is available to improve the quality of life for patients who have a potentially life-threatening disease. Palliative care aims to prevent or treat, as early as possible, the symptoms or side effects of your disease, in addition to related psychological, social … Continued