By Cancer Treatment Centers of America®
Learning the language of cancer can be challenging. For many patients and caregivers, it’s a jumbled mix of immuno-this and onco-that. Many patients stumble over sound-alike terms and indecipherable phrases, unpronounceable words made worse by assumptions and conclusions often made in frustration or for fear of asking too many questions. There can’t be that much difference in genetics or genomics, right? Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin diseases aren’t that different, correct? And lung cancer is cancer in the lung, yes? Well, no.
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About Cancer Treatment Centers of America®
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) is a national network of five hospitals that serves adult patients who are fighting cancer. CTCA® offers an integrative approach to care that combines advancements in genomic testing and precision cancer treatment, surgery, radiation, immunotherapy and chemotherapy, with evidence-informed supportive therapies designed to help patients physically and emotionally by enhancing their quality of life while managing side effects both during and after treatment. Stay up to date on all things CTCA! Be sure to follow them on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and YouTube or call 1-800-227-3207 for more information.