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24 Posts

Twitter chat with Dr. Alraiyes

November 27, 2019

Q&A: Your questions answered about lung cancer screening

Dr. Abdul Hamid Alraiyes, Director of Interventional Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine at our Chicago hospital, answers your questions about lung cancer screening.

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Twitter chat - breast reconstruction

October 30, 2019

Q&A: Your questions answered about reconstructive breast surgery

In a recent chat on Twitter (#AskCTCA), Daniel Liu, MD, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at our hospital in Chicago, answered your questions about breast surgery options and got down to the basics of breast reconstruction.

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Rev. Percy McCray

September 4, 2019

Is this cancer my fault?

Don’t blame yourself for your cancer, the Rev. Percy McCray says. Hope, not speculation or judgment, may help patients stay positive during their cancer journey.

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Colorectal Cancer

May 15, 2019

Colorectal cancer risk factors that may already be affecting you

The first step in prevention and early detection is understanding that colorectal cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells in the colon or rectum divide uncontrollably, ultimately forming a malignant tumor.

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Opioid

April 3, 2019

Cancer patients not immune from opioid addiction

While media coverage surrounding opioid misuse in the cancer patient population is sparse, research does indicate that cancer patients are not immune to addiction. It is also clear that opioid prescribing rates among cancer patients are substantially higher than those of other patients.

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March 20, 2019

Managing cancer symptoms with medical marijuana: What patients need to know

Medical marijuana is purported to help cancer patients ease the side effects of the disease and its treatment. What are the facts, and the evidence, behind the claims?

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