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Sore throat

July 20, 2022

When to worry about a persistent sore throat

A sore throat may get better in a day or two or linger for a while. The key is to know when this common symptom may require for a trip to the doctor.

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Genetic testing

July 13, 2022

Tennis legend: My sister’s death from cancer ‘saved my life’

Tennis legend Chris Evert opens up about her own battle with cancer and how her sister’s genetic test led to her diagnosis.

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Antibody-drug conjugates

July 6, 2022

Antibody-drug conjugates carry toxic payloads directly to cancer cells

These search-and-destroy therapies are part of the rapidly growing field of precision medicine to treat cancer.

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Lymph nodes

June 29, 2022

When should you worry about swollen lymph nodes?

Swollen lymph nodes are often a sign that your immune system is fighting off infection, but they may also signal more serious conditions.

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Alcohol and cancer

June 22, 2022

Does alcohol cause cancer?

Leading cancer organizations say there’s no amount of alcohol that’s safe to drink without increasing cancer risk.

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Stomach Cancer

June 15, 2022

Country music star’s diagnosis shines spotlight on stomach cancer

Little is known about Toby Keith’s specific case, but his diagnosis offers a glimpse into the treatment options available to most stomach cancer patients.

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June 8, 2022

Explaining the alphabet soup of leukemia types

Leukemia is the 11th most common cancer diagnosed in the United States, but it’s not always fully understood.

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Dr. Jason Beland

June 1, 2022

New imaging agent helps doctors hunt down metastatic prostate cancer

This new advance is pushing science forward as researchers look for new ways to identify and treat metastatic cancer.

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Kelli and Martin B.

May 25, 2022

How a new bride became a caregiver during her husband’s cancer journey

When a partner is diagnosed with cancer, the other partner becomes so much more: secretary and scheduler, health care advocate, nurse, chauffeur—in other words, caregiver.

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