While every cancer diagnosis can bring nutritional challenges, a patient facing head and neck cancer may have some particular obstacles to overcome – physically, mentally, and emotionally. The symptoms of the cancer itself and side effects from treatment can make eating, one of the most...

October is breast cancer awareness month. We want to take this time to make sure you are fully informed about getting a diagnosis and what the different testing methods for breast cancer may look like. What Is Breast Cancer? Breast cancer is cancer that starts in the tissues...

September is thyroid cancer awareness month. Northeastern Oklahoma Cancer Institute at Claremore wants to take this time to make sure you are fully informed about symptoms and warning signs to look out for! About the Thyroid The thyroid is a quarter-sized, butterfly-shaped gland that wraps around your...

More than 12% of the US population will develop a thyroid condition in their lifetime. While the thyroid gland is small, it produces a hormone that influences every cell, tissue, and organ in the body. What you should know about thyroid cancer: Thyroid cancer affects...

Smoothies can provide a vast array of much-needed nutrients for individuals undergoing cancer treatment, especially for those with mouth or throat pain, difficulty chewing or swallowing, nausea, fatigue, or unintentional weight loss. To simplify the endless combinations of ingredients, try choosing at least 1 item...

Men’s Health Month is an opportunity to encourage men and boys in our lives to take charge of their health! For many reasons – embarrassment, inconvenience, or even just the stigma around “complaining” about medical issues – men are much less likely to take care of...

When undergoing cancer treatment, it's important to stay adequately nourished in order to avoid malnutrition. In our current public health challenge created by COVID-19, it may become necessary for cancer patients to isolate at home between cancer care appointments. Stocking up on nutritious foods is...

A cancer diagnosis is life-changing; treatment suppresses the immune system which can make patients more vulnerable to infections. With the current pandemic, COVID-19, many are asking if they should start or continue cancer treatment. COVID-19 risks are evaluated on a case by case basis. If a...

At Northeastern Oklahoma Cancer Institute, we are committed to providing hope for patients throughout Claremore and northeast Oklahoma in the fight against cancer. Our center provides world-class radiation therapy treatments for a variety of conditions while offering patients and their loved one's support. For patients, practicing healthy...

Gallbladder cancer is rare and hard to diagnose. Due to the location of the gallbladder deep in the body, tumors are not able to be seen or felt during routine exams. Currently, there are no blood tests or other tests that can detect gallbladder cancer...