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When to worry about colon polyps?

January 31, 2023

When to worry about colon polyps

It’s important to understand what colon polyps are, what symptoms they cause, how doctors treat them and when you should be concerned about them.

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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's the difference in benign and malignant tumors?

January 12, 2023

What’s the difference? Benign vs. malignant tumors

While it may seem easy to categorize benign tumors as harmless and malignant tumors as harmful, the distinctions are often more of a gray area. Yet the importance of differentiating the two is critical.

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Lung cancer shares many symptoms with other respiratory ailments.

November 3, 2022

Can lung cancer be misdiagnosed?

Lung cancer may often misdiagnosed as other conditions is because it shares many common symptoms with those conditions, including coughing, fatigue and shortness of breath.

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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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What does breast cancer look like?

October 5, 2022

8 visible signs that may indicate breast cancer

It’s a good idea to report any suspicious lumps or breast changes to your physician right away, because some may be signs of breast cancer. Doing so may help catch cancer in its earlier stages, when it’s easier to treat.

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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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Cancer staging and grading

August 10, 2022

What’s the difference? Grading and staging allow oncologists to home in on a cancer’s characteristics

Cancer staging and grading provide much of that critical data to cancer care teams as they develop a patient’s treatment plan.

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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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