What does breast cancer look like?

October 5, 2022

8 visible signs that may indicate breast cancer

It’s a good idea to report any suspicious lumps or breast changes to your physician right away, because some may be signs of breast cancer. Doing so may help catch cancer in its earlier stages, when it’s easier to treat.

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Imaging for breast cancer

September 29, 2022

Six things we can learn from Katie Couric’s breast cancer diagnosis

Journalist and former Today host Katie Couric has gone public with her breast cancer diagnosis, in part to encourage people to get screened.

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Disparities exist in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer among black women.

September 28, 2022

The complexities behind breast cancer’s racial disparities, and how to address them

Advancements in screening, diagnosing and treating breast cancer has not changed the fact that the disease does not affect all racial and ethnic groups equally.

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Patients should consult their doctor if they detect blood in their urine.

September 21, 2022

When should you worry about blood in your urine?

Blood in your urine may be a symptom of a serious health problem, including cancer, so it’s important to determine the cause as quickly as possible.

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Flu vaccine

September 14, 2022

As flu season approaches, cancer patients should take steps to stay healthy

Flu season is upon us. That means another fall and winter with two serious viruses circulating among us. It also means it’s time for you to talk to your doctor about getting the flu vaccine.

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Seafood can be part of a healthy diet for cancer patients.

September 7, 2022

Seafood is an important part of a cancer patient’s diet, but so is knowing where it came from

Fish is an excellent source of low-fat protein, but patients struggling with digestive issues brought on by cancer treatment may find the texture and aroma unappetizing.

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The HPV vaccine may help prevent many cancers, including throat cancer

August 31, 2022

HPV and throat cancer: What’s the connection?

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is a leading cause of throat cancer and several other cancers and may infect as many as eight out of 10 people during their lives.

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Acid reflux

August 24, 2022

Can acid reflux cause cancer?

Acid reflux may expose your esophagus, throat and mouth to stomach acid, which may lead to a more serious condition known as Barrett’s esophagus that may lead to cancer.

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Monkeypox virus

August 17, 2022

Monkeypox: What cancer patients need to know

Cancer patients need to be vigilant about a new disease caused by a virus that has health care agencies raising red flags: monkeypox.

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