Results for "Cancer"

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GIST: Are You at Risk for These Rare Digestive System Tumors?
We hear about stomach cancer and colon cancer a lot. But there’s another type of cancer that can affect the gastrointestinal (GI) tract that’s not so familiar....
Jul 09
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What to Know About Treating Prostate Cancer with Hormone Deprivation
For a lot of men with prostate cancer, an important treatment option to consider is something called androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). I. Alex Bowman,...
Jun 29
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After Childhood Cancer: What to Expect When Treatment is Over
The news your child has completed cancer treatment can bring a wide range of emotions—from exhilaration and relief to anxiety and fear. While this a time...
May 27
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I Have an Abnormal Pap Test—Now What?
A Pap test is an important preventative screening test for cervical cancer that’s performed on most 21 to 65-year-old women every few years. It’s fast...
May 17
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How to Help a Child Cope When a Sibling Has Cancer
When a child is diagnosed with cancer, it can affect every member of the family. It can be especially difficult for siblings. “Brothers and sisters of...
May 15
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Know the Glow: Your Eyes Can Detect a Rare Childhood Cancer
Nowadays our smartphone cameras are on hand for every one of our children’s firsts—from rolling over and walking to first words and first days of school....
May 06
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Cancer Treatment: How to Handle Your Neurological Side Effects
When you’re coping with cancer, you might also have to deal with unwelcome neurological side effects. Sometimes, these side effects come from the cancer...
Apr 27
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Lesser-Known Causes of Head and Neck Cancers
The medical community has warned against tobacco consumption, in all of its forms, for decades. It’s connection to many forms of cancer, including head...
Apr 25
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My Doctor Says I’m in Remission. Does That Mean My Cancer Is Cured?
If you’re being treated for cancer, hearing that you are in remission is good news. It means your cancer treatments are working and the signs and symptoms...
Mar 30
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Stop Smoking Tools: Their Pros and Cons and How to Successfully Quit
Habits are hard to break, especially if you’re a smoker. We all know that it’s horrible for our health, but we can all agree it’s pretty tough to quit. “Most...
Mar 23