Is there a connection between menopause and cancer?

June 1, 2023

Answers to frequently asked questions about menopause and cancer risk

Physical changes often brought on by menopause may also bring many questions and concerns, especially about added risks for developing cancer.

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What's the difference? Imaging tests

May 30, 2023

What’s the difference? CT scan, MRI and other imaging tests for cancer

Advances in technology have given doctors a multitude of imaging procedures to help diagnose and stage cancer —and determine which treatments may be most effective.

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May 25, 2023

When tumor growth may be a good sign

When an immunotherapy drug is used to treat cancer, it stimulates the production of immune cells to locate and destroy cancer cells, which may cause the tumor to temporarily grow.

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Spouses of cancer patients at high risk for mental health issues.

May 23, 2023

New study: Spouses of cancer patients at high risk for mental health issues

The burden of taking on these unfamiliar responsibilities, combined with anxiety over the health of a loved one, may lead to mental health disorders among cancer patients’ partners.

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Dr. Garg answers your questions about uterine and endometrial cancer.

May 18, 2023

Your uterine and endometrial cancer search questions answered

Dr. Ruchi Garg answers some of your most frequently Googled uterine cancer questions.

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May 16, 2023

Is there such a thing as a safe suntan?

Can you tan safely without exposing your skin to the damage that may lead to skin cancer? The short answer: No.

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When should you worry about low lymphocytes?

May 11, 2023

When to worry about low lymphocytes

Low lymphocytes may be caused by any number of conditions, including cancer. Talking to your doctor about what your level indicates and which next steps you should take may help calm your nerves and put your mind at ease.

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Some of the states with the highest melanoma rates may surprise you.

May 9, 2023

The states with the highest melanoma rates may surprise you

Northern states – including Utah, Delaware, Vermont, New Hampshire and Minnesota – ranked among the highest risk for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.

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Foods that help you stay hydrated.

May 4, 2023

10 foods that may help cancer patients stay hydrated

Dietitians often get creative to help their cancer patients stay hydrated, including through the foods they eat.

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