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Recent Posts in Cancer Care Category

What's the Difference Between Diagnosing and Screening Breast Cancer?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means that you might consider scheduling a mammogram screening if you are over the age of 40, or visiting your doctor for a clinical breast exam at any ...
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Where to Find Emotional Support During Your Cancer Care

From the moment you receive a cancer diagnosis, your world may be turned upside down with feelings of anger, confusion, and sadness. As you sort through your options for treatment and discuss your ...
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What You Should Know About Lung Cancer Screening

Lung cancer is notorious for spreading quickly, so early diagnosis is crucial for good outcomes. Because lung cancer may not cause symptoms before it is in more advanced stages, screening can be an ...
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What Is the Benefit of Clinical Trials in Cancer Care?

After a diagnosis of cancer, patients often find that they have an overwhelming amount of information to sort through. They may wish to learn more about their specific type of cancer, whether surgery ...
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How to Prepare for Your Radiation Therapy for Cancer Treatment

If you’re anticipating having radiation therapy at your community hospital, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the treatment. Your cancer care team can explain why radiation ...
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Understanding Palliative Care in Cancer Treatment

Cancer is a complex disease that typically necessitates a multidisciplinary approach. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer, you can expect to meet with specialists at your community ...
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