CaroMont Cancer Center’s Fifth 8-Week Class Matching Cancer Patients and Fitness

CaroMont Cancer Center is embarking on its fifth 8-week class that matches cancer patients and fitness. The Pride Program has eight lectures given once a week that are specific to survivorship while this group of survivors...

CaroMont Cancer Center Achieves 3 Years Certification from American College of Surgeons

CaroMont Cancer Center Achieves 3 Years Certification from American College of Surgeons Written By: Dr. Charles Meakin CaroMont Cancer Center was recently notified of 3 more years of Certification…

CaroMont Patient Survivors Night at Gaston Grizzlies Game

CaroMont Cancer Center celebrated cancer patient survivors night at Gaston Grizzlies minor league late summer game. Dr Charles Meakin, medical director, threw out the opening pitch and spoke to the crowd about the services and award winning program...

CaroMont Cancer CenterCompletes 150 Partial Breast Irradiation Cases for Women

CaroMont Cancer Center recently completed over 150 cases of Partial Breast Irradiation for women with early stage breast cancer. This one week course of treatment can be conveniently timed soon after surgery and before possible chemotherapy...

CaroMont Cancer Center Achieves American College of Radiology Certification

CaroMont Cancer Center Lincolnton was recently surveyed and successfully achieved American College of Radiology Certification. This new center serves the people of Lincoln County near the campus of CMC Lincolnton Hospital...

The Effects of Radiation Therapy on the Body

Radiation therapy can be an important component of cancer treatment; however, it can cause mild-to-severe side effects for some patients. Depending of the area of the body being treated and the amount of radiation the body is exposed to...

What are the Risk Factors of Skin Cancer?

Skin Cancer refers to cancerous cell-growth that begins in the cells of the skin. It is by far the most common type of cancer. There are three main types of skin cancer...

Dr. Burri Presented New Approach for Treating Malignant Brain Tumors

Dr. Stuart H. Burri, Southeast Radiation Oncology physician and director of Radiation Oncology Research for the Levine Cancer Institute, presented data at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting in Chicago last month. He is pictured here with his poster and co-investigator Dr. Ashley Sumrall, a neuro-oncologist from the Levine Cancer Institute...
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How Does Radiation Therapy Work?

Radiation therapy is a vital part of the treatment strategy for many types of cancer. Nearly half of all cancer patients receive radiation therapy, so it is important to know and understand how radiation therapy works.

UV Radiation and Skin Cancer

Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a leading cause of skin cancer. For the majority of people, exposure to UV radiation comes mainly from sunlight. With the classification of UV radiation as a human carcinogen by the World Health Organization...