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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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Dr. Weber

12/20/2019 12:00 AM

Heartache at home inspires passion for helping patients battle cancer

Dr. Jeffrey Weber explains how the loss of his daughter, Annie, to soft tissue sarcoma inspires his work as a Gastroenterologist at CTCA Phoenix.

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Supportive care for breast cancer

12/19/2019 12:00 AM

Managing pain with integrative care

Combining integrative and conventional pain management strategies for patients with chronic pain offers a more balanced approach and the potential for improved results. A growing body of research suggests mind-body therapies can help manage pain and reduce stress.

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A healthy sex life after cancer

12/18/2019 12:00 AM

Keeping a healthy sex life after cancer treatment

Changes in sexual function or libido for both sexes most often come as a result of cancer treatment. Learn more.

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Radon

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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Dr. Rola Eid

12/17/2019 12:00 AM

3D nipple tattoos offer shot of realism after breast reconstruction

The 3D nipple tattoo, or “nat” as it’s called in the trade, uses shadows and highlights to restore a sense of depth and detail to the reconstructed breast. Dr. Rola Eid, Medical Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at our hospital in Tulsa, says the technique can go a long way in helping patients feel whole again.

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One pound at a time

12/16/2019 12:00 AM

Fighting cancer one pound at a time

With the holiday season on the horizon, it’s time to start thinking about the diet and exercise pitfalls that come around the most wonderful time of the year. Getting your weight in check before the holidays may be especially important.

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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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Breast cancer

12/13/2019 12:00 AM

Breast cancer gives oncologist insights into patient journey

Dr. Karen Smorowski says her experiences as a breast cancer patient have greatly impacted how she relates to patients. “My journey has taught me even more compassion and empathy, and how important it is to actually listen to the patient and what they’re experiencing,” she says.

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