Common Illnesses

Can congenital heart disease be cured
A large number of cardiac defects will improve over time and they may self-resolve as nature tries to heal the heart itself. Some children may require treatment for this; which can be either in the form of medications or operations or keyhole procedures, but we can cure most forms of...
What are some treatment options for congenital heart disease
Children with congenital heart disease, we need to have medications administered to help their heart in the process of healing. In some other children, an intervention is required. This intervention could be either in the form of a keyhole with the use of special techniques where we can for...
How cardiovascular screening of young athletes can save lives
Cardiovascular Screening, Sports participation is very important for the emotional and physical development of children and adults alike. We know that children and adults that exercise regularly have a lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol, can improve with the control of diabetes and has a positive effect on the long-term...
What is PoTS and what does an attack feel like
POTS is a condition where the autonomic nervous system which is the system that controls many bodily functions in an autonomous way is not working properly. This could be due to a variety of reasons. Some of which can be as a result of infection, some of which could be...
What are the signs of heart problems in young children
Heart problems in young children can be varied. In some children we might see that their breathing is more laboured and there might be some sunken appearance under the ribs and we may see that they are breathing faster than normal. This can be evident for example if they are...
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How Successful is Immunotherapy

How Successful is Immunotherapy?

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What are The Side Effects of Immunotherapy?

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Clinical trials are very important in developing new drugs for cancer patients. We at Sarah Cannon offer clinical trials to our patients to really...
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