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Immune system

April 10, 2020

The do’s and don’ts of supporting a healthy immune system

A healthy immune system may not prevent you from getting infected with COVID-19, but it may help some patients recover faster.

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Quit smoking

April 21, 2020

COVID-19 offers another urgent reason to quit smoking

Smoking may cause serious damage to the lungs and individuals with this condition who are infected with COVID19 have a greater risk of experiencing severe symptoms and a poorer outcome.

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Blood pressure

5/27/2020 12:00 AM

How to manage your blood pressure during cancer treatment

It is common for cancer patients to have high blood pressure because some cancer treatments, including certain types of chemotherapy, hormone therapy and targeted therapy, may have side effects on the cardiovascular system.

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Colonoscopy

5/26/2020 12:00 AM

Get checked: Colonoscopy or other screenings may help head off colorectal cancer

Screening is an important preventative measure to catch any signs of colorectal cancer at an early stage. Yet only 55 percent of those who should get screened actually do.

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Drinking water

5/22/2020 12:00 AM

Study says carcinogens in drinking water linked to thousands of cancers

What’s in your water? A recent study by the nonprofit watchdog organization Environmental Working Group links thousands of cancers to carcinogens found in drinking water.

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Ask-Dr-Markman-COVID

5/21/2020 12:00 AM

Ask Dr. Markman: Will a stem cell transplant put me at greater risk? Should I delay my mammogram?

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

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Diabetes and cancer

5/20/2020 12:00 AM

10 tips for managing your diabetes during cancer treatment

Patients diagnosed with both cancer and diabetes may be at a higher risk of infection or severe symptoms from COVID-19.

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Mammogram

5/19/2020 12:00 AM

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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Integrative care

5/18/2020 12:00 AM

Integrative care an important tool for patients with esophageal cancer

Staying nourished may be a challenge for esophageal cancer patients. Integrative care may help.

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Nutrition therapy

5/15/2020 12:00 AM

Busting myths: Setting the record straight about nutrition and cancer

With so much information and misinformation about diet, nutrition and cancer, it can be tricky to decipher the myths from the truths.

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Ask-Dr-Markman-COVID

5/14/2020 12:00 AM

Ask Dr. Markman: How long does the COVID-19 virus live on surfaces? Do men have a higher risk of getting infected?

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

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