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May 19, 2020

Screening delays create concerns of an impending wave of new cancer diagnoses

COVID-19 has caused delays and cancelations in cancer screenings and other aspects of cancer care, raising concerns about a possible shadow wave of increased diagnoses.

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Fake medical news

May 29, 2020

Consider the source when searching the web for information on health issues

It’s getting increasingly difficult to recognize credible health information online, especially in the era of COVID-19.

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Decoding DNA

7/10/2020 12:00 AM

Video: Decoding cancer's DNA

After examining a biopsied sample from Rhonda Bey’s tumor, doctors discovered her cancer had a genetic feature that may be responsive to immunotherapy.

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7/9/2020 12:00 AM

Ask Dr. Markman: Can COVID-19 cause blood clots? What’s the status of a vaccine?

Dr. Maurie Markman, President of Medicine & Science at CTCA, answers your questions in his weekly Twitter Q&A.

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Cancer vaccines

7/8/2020 12:00 AM

Four vaccines used to help treat or prevent cancer

When it comes to cancer, the concept of a vaccine is a bit more complicated than just getting an injection to prevent disease.

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7/7/2020 12:00 AM

The skinny on probiotics and a healthy digestive system

You’ve likely seen the TV commercials, or you’ve heard your dietitian talk about probiotics. But plenty of confusion continues to surround these live bacteria in your gut that helps the digestive system work.

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Get moving!

7/6/2020 12:00 AM

Get moving! Seven tips to help kickstart a healthy lifestyle

Making lifestyle changes can be difficult, but a commitment to exercise and nutrition does not have to be complicated.

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Mental health

7/2/2020 12:00 AM

Twitter Q&A: Dealing with cancer’s toll on your mental health

A cancer diagnosis may trigger overwhelming stress, change your relationships and take a toll on your ability to concentrate.

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Robotic surgery

7/1/2020 12:00 AM

Is robotic surgery a good treatment option for you?

Robotic surgery may offer some patients a less invasive option to traditional surgery, but it’s not for everyone.

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Maintaining and gaining weight

6/30/2020 12:00 AM

Tips to help maintain a healthy weight during cancer treatment

Having cancer may make it difficult for patients to maintain a healthy weight.

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Melanoma examination

6/29/2020 12:00 AM

What you should know about melanoma

Experts recommend that suspicious or fast-growing spots on the skin be checked by a doctor.

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