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Biomarkers

8/21/2019 12:00 AM

Identifying biomarkers gives doctors known targets to treat many cancers

Doctors are increasingly relying on biomarkers, which help determine a patient’s overall health and/or the presence disease. Learn what biomarkers are and why they are increasingly important in cancer care.

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Flu

8/7/2019 12:00 AM

Is it the flu or cancer? The two diseases share many common symptoms

The flu and some cancers share many common symptoms. Learn what to do if your flu symptoms worsen or do not get better after two weeks.

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Breast-Cancer-Male

7/17/2019 12:00 AM

What’s the difference? Male breast cancer and female breast cancer

Despite outward appearances, the structure of men’s and women’s breasts are very similar. So, why do so few men get breast cancer?

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Sunscreen

4/15/2019 12:00 AM

What to know when choosing sunscreen

More than 3 million Americans develop skin cancer every year, making it the most common cancer in the United States. If you want to avoid adding to that statistic, it helps to know the truth behind sun protection. Here are the facts about five common myths to help you choose how to reduce your risk.

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Treatment

3/8/2019 12:00 AM

5 breakthroughs in cancer detection and treatment

Cancer treatment and detection has progressed in leaps and bounds since 3000 B.C., when Ancient Egyptians concluded there was no way to treat the disease. Advances have particularly grown over the past couple of decades. Daniel Nader, DO, FCCP, FACP, Chief of Staff at our Tulsa hospital, outlines five recent innovations as the treatments to watch out for.

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Cancer

2/20/2019 12:00 AM

11 myths about cancer, debunked

The internet is rife with misinformation about what does and doesn’t cause cancer, and how to treat the disease. We bust 11 of those myths.

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Lung Cancer

2/7/2019 12:00 AM

7 things everyone should know about lung cancer

Lung cancer remains the deadliest form of the disease. But new tools are being developed for early screening. Learn what else everyone should know about lung cancer.

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Cancer

12/20/2018 12:00 AM

Does pre-cancer mean I'm going to get cancer?

Every year, thousands of people are diagnosed with pre-cancerous conditions, news that may induce fear and panic in those receiving it. While pre-cancer that goes unchecked may ultimately become cancerous, it’s not a guarantee and, in many cases, not even likely.

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Testicular

12/1/2018 12:00 AM

Survey: Most young men don't screen for testicular cancer, despite incidence rates

Testicular cancer is also the most common cancer in men 15-44 years old—many of whom are not screening themselves for what turns out to be among the easiest cancers to detect early.

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