Surgical oncology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer using a variety of surgical methods. Cancer surgery and tumor surgeries are used to remove benign or malignant tumors in many different parts of the body. The thought of having a tumor removed can make anyone anxious. These are highly complex surgical procedures that shouldRead More
Archives for February 2020
Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Advances in modern technology and surgical techniques have made many intricate surgeries, including back surgery, to now be performed in a minimally invasive manner. This technique involves tiny surgical instruments and less cutting of tissues than ever before. Minimally invasive surgery is considered safer than traditional open surgery, because there is less injury to tissuesRead More
Effects of Brain Tumors on the Pituitary Gland
The pituitary gland is actually a two-part gland, one on either side of the head, and each locus is approximately halfway between your eye and the top of your ear. It is a master gland for the endocrine system, greatly influencing the hormone glands throughout the body. A brain tumor is an abnormal growth ofRead More
How Can Acupuncture Help with Back Pain?
Acupuncture is an alternative approach and complementary practice that entails the professional insertion of hair-thin needles into specific points of the body. The purpose is to stimulate the body’s healing energy, alleviate pain, and treat a bevy of health conditions. It has been a central feature of traditional Chinese medicine for more than 2,000 years,Read More