91 Posts

Dr. Kevin Woods

March 25, 2021

Dr. Woods: Busting colorectal cancer myths

Colorectal cancer is the third-most common type of cancer in the United States, but several myths need to be addressed so people can identify their level of risk for developing the disease.

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Getting a second opinion

March 12, 2021

Compelling reasons to get a second opinion for lung cancer

When should you get a second opinion for lung cancer? Read about when and how a second opinion may benefit you.

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Swollen lymph nodes

March 9, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine side effect may mimic breast cancer symptoms

Swollen lymph nodes, a side effect of COVID-19 vaccines, may be causing breast cancer scares in women.

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Liquid biopsy

February 23, 2021

Liquid biopsies: A new diagnostic tool, decades-old science

A liquid biopsy uses a sample of body fluid to provide genetic information about their tumor.

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Second cancers

January 11, 2021

Can cancer treatments lead to a second cancer?

About one in six cancer patients are diagnosed with a second primary cancer years later.

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Breast cancer second opinion

January 11, 2021

Does a second opinion for breast cancer make sense for you?

Getting a second opinion for breast cancer may provide you with a more accurate diagnosis, access to innovative treatment options, and peace of mind.

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Ensure an accurate diagnosis

January 8, 2021

How do I know if my cancer diagnosis is accurate?

Getting a cancer diagnosis is just the beginning of a search for a more accurate determination of the type, stage and extent of your disease.

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Can I change oncologists?

December 8, 2020

How do I change my oncologist? What to consider before changing doctors

If you are thinking of changing oncologists, this article provides guidance on important considerations and steps to take before making a decision.

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Prostate cancer

November 16, 2020

4 things we can learn about prostate cancer from a TV weatherman

Al Roker revealed several aspects of his prostate cancer diagnosis that may be helpful in educating men about the disease.

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