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Pelvic pain

6/23/2020 12:00 AM

Pelvic pain and ovarian cysts: Do they mean cancer?

Ovarian cysts are quite common, and the symptoms can be similar to those of ovarian cancer.

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Head and neck cancer

6/8/2020 12:00 AM

Q&A: Answers to common questions about head and neck cancer

Head and neck cancers are a complex group of malignancies that include those of the mouth, larynx, pharynx, salivary glands and nasal cavities.

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Dry mouth and mouth sores

6/1/2020 12:00 AM

12 tips for coping with cancer-related mouth sores and dryness

Oral problems are common in people with cancer, particularly in patients with head and neck cancers.

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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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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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Firefighter

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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Dr. Abdul Hamid Alraiyes

9/26/2019 12:00 AM

Q&A: What you should know about the lung disease outbreak linked to vaping

To address concerns about the vaping-related lung illness, Abdul Hamid Alraiyes, MD, FCCP, Director of Interventional Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine at our hospital in Chicago, answered your questions in a recent Twitter chat.

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Pancreatic cancer

9/18/2019 12:00 AM

How does cancer do that? Pancreatic cancer cells find ways to survive

But, despite these incredible advancements, one of the most common cancers continues to vex doctors and researchers: pancreatic cancer.

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