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Pain management

1/15/2020 12:00 AM

Q&A: What you need to know about cancer-related pain and pain management

Dr. Nathan Neufeld, Pain and Palliative Care Program Director for Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), answers your questions about pain and pain management.

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Cancer screenings

12/23/2019 12:00 AM

Regular screenings can help detect oral, head and neck cancers

Preventing cancer is the goal. But diagnosing it early is just as important considering cancer found in its early stages is most treatable. Get the facts about these head and neck and details about screening.

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Radon

12/18/2019 12:00 AM

Radon and lung cancer: What to know to reduce your risk

Cigarette smoking causes at least 80 percent of lung cancer deaths in the United States. Less commonly known is lung cancer’s connection to radon.

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Dr. Rola Eid

12/17/2019 12:00 AM

3D nipple tattoos offer shot of realism after breast reconstruction

The 3D nipple tattoo, or “nat” as it’s called in the trade, uses shadows and highlights to restore a sense of depth and detail to the reconstructed breast. Dr. Rola Eid, Medical Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at our hospital in Tulsa, says the technique can go a long way in helping patients feel whole again.

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Skin cancer screening

12/16/2019 12:00 AM

Strange places to look for skin cancer

Many of us know that cancerous spots can appear in areas that get direct sun, like the face, arms and neck. But body parts that aren’t so visible, or as closely inspected, can also harbor unseen spots that may go undetected and, therefore, escape early intervention.

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Breast cancer

12/13/2019 12:00 AM

Breast cancer gives oncologist insights into patient journey

Dr. Karen Smorowski says her experiences as a breast cancer patient have greatly impacted how she relates to patients. “My journey has taught me even more compassion and empathy, and how important it is to actually listen to the patient and what they’re experiencing,” she says.

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What's the difference?

12/11/2019 12:00 AM

What's the difference? Plenty when it comes to cancer

To clear up some of the confusion, the Cancer Center 360 blog developed an occasional series called, “What's the difference?,” to familiarize patients with cancer terminology and help increase their cancer IQ. Below are summaries of the series installments from the past year.

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Holiday gift guide

12/4/2019 12:00 AM

Holiday gift guide with the cancer patient in mind

When looking for holiday gifts for someone with cancer, there are special circumstances to consider. Here are some holiday gift ideas designed especially for cancer patients.

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Twitter chat with Dr. Alraiyes

11/27/2019 12:00 AM

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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