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...

Cervical cancer is caused by the human papillomavirus, the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. Northeastern Oklahoma Cancer Institute has outlined some ways to...

The battle against cancer is a long and challenging one, requiring patients to summon a great deal of strength to continue pushing forward through every treatment session and doctor appointment. Cancer patients are never alone through their fight, since they have a wealth of support...

Once cancer is diagnosed, patients are referred to an oncologist, who is a doctor that specializes in the treatment of tumors. There are different types of oncologists, focusing on different types of cancer and treatment methods. For example, a medical oncologist will focus on the...

Whether you’ve been feeling under the weather, have lingering pain, or are experiencing any other symptoms, the team at Peninsula Radiation Oncology Center encourages you to be proactive and schedule an appointment with your doctor. Cancer symptoms can be wide-ranging, and the same symptoms can be...