Genetic Testing for Cancer

September 1, 2017

If you could determine your likelihood for developing cancer, would you? Today, you can undergo genetic testing for cancer. These tests are meant to help estimate your chance of developing specific cancers during your lifetime by identifying specific mutations in your genes. Although these tests are unable to determine if you will in fact develop...

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Risk Factors For Lung Cancer

August 18, 2017

It is no secret that smoking is bad for your lungs and may increase your risk of developing certain cancers, such as lung cancer. However, there are other risk factors for lung cancer which may put you at higher risk for developing this type of cancer down the road. These risk factors include: Cigarettes: You...

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Testicular Cancer: How To Complete a Self-Exam

July 29, 2017

Much like women are suggested to complete home breast exams on a regular basis, it is suggested that men complete regular self-exams to check for testicular cancer as well. In fact, monthly self-exams of the testicles are important for helping familiarize yourself with what your normal testicles feel like. This will prove useful should an...

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Home Breast Cancer Detection

July 17, 2017

As with most cancers, early detection of breast cancer can save your life. That is why it is recommended to perform home breast exams on a regular basis to check for any abnormalities or signs that something might be amiss. Below are the steps to completing an at home breast exam. Step 1: The first...

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6 Tips to Help You Through Chemotherapy Treatment

June 23, 2017

Cancer is a scary word. When a person is diagnosed with cancer, emotions run high with stress, anxiety, and fear leading the pack. Then, when the oncologist mentions chemotherapy treatment, the fear seems to heighten. The word chemotherapy alone tends to frighten patients. Is it the fear of the unknown that is so terrifying? Or...

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5 Reasons to Choose Suncoast Cancer Institute for your Cancer Treatment

June 14, 2017

If you are located on the Suncoast of Florida and have been diagnosed with cancer, we invite you to explore Suncoast Cancer Institue for your cancer treatment. From the moment you step foot in the door, you will be able to feel the “Suncoast difference”. Below are 5 reasons that Suncoast Cancer Institute should be...

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Suncoast Cancer Goes High Tech for Patient Care!

May 25, 2017

Suncoast Cancer Institute is proud to be a patient centered practice. When it comes to the comfort of our patients, there is no measure we would not take. That is why Suncoast Cancer utilizes high speed internet coupled with the most cutting edge technology for patient education and resources that include exam room wallboards and...

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Announcing the Launch of our New Website!

April 6, 2017

Suncoast Cancer Institute is excited to announce the launch of our newly designed website. Inline with our mission to put the needs of our patients first, our new website hosts many useful features for our patients, including information on our services, links to resources, and a patient portal to access your medical records. Whether you...

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