ABOUT YOUR CANCER
Personalized Hematology-Oncology provides individualized oncology treatment with aggressive anti-cancer therapies customized for the unique genetic profile of your tumor. We specialize in a wide range of therapies including chemotherapy, molecular targeted therapies and infusion administration for all cancer types. Explore this section to learn more about the most common types of cancer, symptoms, side effects and treatment options.
At Personalized Hematology-Oncology, we are committed to providing quality care to increase our patients’ length and quality of life.
If you do not see information that pertains to your individual cancer type, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Cancer, in just a few years, is likely to overtake heart disease as the United States’ #1 cause of death. Americans are living longer, and so many more individuals are being diagnosed with cancer.
The amount spent on health care in the U.S. in 2018, as reported by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in its latest figures available. Health spending was projected to increase at an average annual rate of 5.4 percent for 2019-2028 and to reach $6.2 trillion by 2028, according to National Health Expenditure Data.
The projected number of new cancer cases annually in the United States by 2030, according to the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Estimated number of Americans who will die from cancer in 2021, corresponding to more than 1600 deaths per day, according to the American Cancer Society.
On a more positive note, tremendous advancements have been made in the last decade due to the availability of sophisticated new drugs, robotic surgeries and radiation techniques. New technologies and market trends are creating opportunities to increase the quality of cancer care. These are just a few:
- Gene therapy
- Vaccine therapy/oral chemotherapy
- Molecular diagnostics
- Reimbursement reductions for chemo drugs, drug administration and imaging
- Proton beam therapy
- Robotic surgery
- Shift from inpatient to outpatient/minimally invasive
- Health reform