October 13, 2021

Weight loss may reduce cancer risk, but beware of fad diets

Good nutrition and a healthy weight may help cancer patients better tolerate treatments and reduce the risk of a recurrence. Losing weight may also reduce the risk of many cancers that have been linked to obesity.

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Throat cancer

October 6, 2021

What's the difference? Throat cancers

Throat cancer is a general term for several types of cancer that form in the five-inch tube inside the neck, from behind the nose to the top of the windpipe and esophagus.

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Flu vaccine

September 29, 2021

What cancer patients need to know about flu season, especially during a pandemic

The viruses that cause COVID-19 and the flu have many similarities, but it’s important to know how they differ and what steps to take to lower the risk of exposure and infection.

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Dr. Daniel Liu

September 27, 2021

Unsatisfied with your breast reconstruction? Corrective surgery may be an option for you

Many issues that cause patients to be unsatisfied with their breast reconstruction results after mastectomy may be improved with corrective reconstructive surgery.

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GI Genius

September 22, 2021

GI Genius arms doctors with new tool to help detect colorectal cancer

Dr. Toufic Kachaamy uses GI Genius, a new tool that leverages artificial intelligence to help doctors more clearly and quickly identify polyps, or lesions in the colon.

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Dr. Daniel Liu

September 20, 2021

Lumpectomy vs. mastectomy: A plastic surgeon’s perspective

Trying to decide between a lumpectomy and a mastectomy? Learn how each procedure may impact the look and feel of your breasts after reconstruction.

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Palliative care

September 15, 2021

Palliative care: It’s probably not what you think it is

Palliative care is an umbrella term for treatments designed to improve quality of life and relieve symptoms and side effects caused by a serious illness, including cancer.

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Non-stick pan

September 8, 2021

Does Teflon cause cancer?

PTFE is resilient, resistant to heat, and nothing sticks to it. You know it as Teflon. Over the years, concerns have been raised about how PTFE may affect human health.

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Gynecologic cancer

September 1, 2021

Gynecologic oncology offers women expert care

A gynecologic oncologist is trained to diagnose and treat female reproductive cancers.

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