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Cancer survival rates are improving, researchers say.

January 26, 2023

What’s driving the improvement in U.S. cancer survival rates?

The cancer death rate in the U.S. has declined 33 percent since 1991, thanks largely to new treatments, gains in early cancer detection and, most significantly, a sharp decline in tobacco use.

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What should you expect when you are scheduled for cancer surgery?

January 10, 2023

What to expect from cancer surgery

Preparing for cancer surgery may be overwhelming. You may feel nervous about what the surgery will entail, scared of the pain it may cause, and worried about how long it will take for you to recover. But knowing what to expect—including in the days and weeks afterward—may help.

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It's a good idea to be prepared when you have a scheduled chemotherapy infusion.

November 17, 2022

13 items to bring to your chemotherapy infusion treatment

Cancer care providers suggest you come prepared to your chemotherapy infusion appointments with a bag of essential and comforting items to use during your visits.

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Male breast cancer

October 19, 2022

What’s the difference? Male breast cancer and female breast cancer

Despite outward appearances, the structure of men’s and women’s breasts are very similar. The statistical differences between male and female breast cancer, however, are far more dramatic.

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Imaging for breast cancer

September 29, 2022

Six things we can learn from Katie Couric’s breast cancer diagnosis

Journalist and former Today host Katie Couric has gone public with her breast cancer diagnosis, in part to encourage people to get screened.

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Disparities exist in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer among black women.

September 28, 2022

The complexities behind breast cancer’s racial disparities, and how to address them

Advancements in screening, diagnosing and treating breast cancer has not changed the fact that the disease does not affect all racial and ethnic groups equally.

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Antibody-drug conjugates

July 6, 2022

Antibody-drug conjugates carry toxic payloads directly to cancer cells

These search-and-destroy therapies are part of the rapidly growing field of precision medicine to treat cancer.

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Stomach Cancer

June 15, 2022

Country music star’s diagnosis shines spotlight on stomach cancer

Little is known about Toby Keith’s specific case, but his diagnosis offers a glimpse into the treatment options available to most stomach cancer patients.

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Leukemia

June 8, 2022

Explaining the alphabet soup of leukemia types

Leukemia is the 11th most common cancer diagnosed in the United States, but it’s not always fully understood.

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The information contained in this blog is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Nothing contained in the blog is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment of any illness, condition or disease.

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