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Nutrition therapy

3/12/2020 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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2/25/2020 12:00 AM

Exercise does a body good

Daily workouts can help strengthen your body for the fight ahead, and brighten your mood and outlook on life. They can also improve your balance and self-worth, alleviate stress and symptoms of fatigue, and help with weight control.

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World Cancer Day

2/4/2020 12:00 AM

World Cancer Day: A positive, proactive approach to cancer

World Cancer Day seeks to raise awareness and urge governments to take action against the disease, ultimately to save millions of lives.

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Doctors and obesity

1/29/2020 12:00 AM

Physicians should lead by example to combat the obesity epidemic

Dr. Damien Hansra urges doctors to lose weight and lead by example in the battle against obesity.

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New year's resolutions

1/22/2020 12:00 AM

Already quit your New Year’s resolutions? Consider your cancer risk

Many of the most common New Year’s resolutions may help reduce your risk of cancer. Learn more

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1/2/2020 12:00 AM

How stress affects your health

Cancer patients not only contend with the stress of everyday life, they also face worries associated with a diagnosis, the challenges of treatment, and fear of recurrence. It’s important to find healthy coping strategies, as prolonged stress can take a toll on your overall health.

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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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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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11/25/2019 12:00 AM

Registry aims to track firefighters’ higher cancer risk

Men and women on America’s fire departments often are exposed to toxic smoke, asbestos and other substances that may increase their cancer risk. As a result, these first responders are diagnosed with cancer at a higher rate than the general population.

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