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    Dr. Anderson of Healios Nutrition Interview with Fox 26’s Melissa Wilson.

    Dr. Peter Anderson, pediatric hematologist-oncologist interviews with Houston’s Fox 26 Health Reporter Melissa Wilson, to discuss the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation, specifically mouth sores/mucositis. Dr. Anderson states that mucositis is one of the most severe side effects of cancer treatments, and talks about a new product that combats those side effects, as well as supports maintaining healthy nutrition via whole foods. He goes on to discuss the different fl... Read More

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    24 Hours Of Booty

    Healios was proud to sponsor the 24 Hours of Booty bike ride. “The community bike ride is committed to putting cancer in its place.” This 24-hour cycling event raises local and national funds for cancer-fighting programs ... Read More

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    Free Healios Oral Support for Children

    Each year over 15,000 families will learn that their child has cancer. Cancer does not discriminate based on age, ethnicity, or socio-economic background. It is currently the number one deadly disease in children. Knowing all these things to be true – Healios is pleased to offer their product, free of charge, to any family who has a child undergoing cancer treatments and is suffering from mouth sores, commonly known as “mucositis.” Contact our office today for... Read More

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    Introducing Clinician-Researcher Peter Anderson, MD, PhD

    New staff pediatrician is nationally renowned for osteosarcoma expertise AT A GLANCE Background in brief:Staff, Department of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Blood & Marrow Transplantation Appointment: Practiced at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, where he was section chief of non-neural solid tumors, and Mayo Clinic, where he launched the pediatric bone marrow transplant program. Medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Residency in both inte... Read More

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    All About Mucositis and Healios

    The life span of a typical epithelial cell in the digestive tract varies from two to three days in the mouth and esophagus to up to six days in the large intestine. The lining of the entire digestive tract is continuously renewed through the divisions of epithelial stem cells, keeping pace with the rate of cell destruction and loss at epithelial surfaces. ... Read More