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St. Patrick's Day

March 16, 2021

Eat this, not that, on St. Patrick’s Day

With a few substitutions, you can sample some traditional fare on St. Patrick's Day and still stay on a nutritious eating plan.

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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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March 11, 2021

Colorectal cancer cases are declining. So why get screened earlier?

The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force has recommend lowering the age to begin colorectal cancer screenings.

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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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Advanced cancer

March 5, 2021

Treatment for advanced cancer: What are my options?

More advanced cancer treatment options are available now than ever before. Read more about them and how they may help you here.

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COVID vaccines

March 4, 2021

Which COVID-19 vaccine is better for cancer patients? All of them

With the recent rollout of a new COVID-19 vaccine, cancer patients may wonder if one vaccine is better than the other.

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March 3, 2021

A medical oncologist explains the benefits and risks of chemotherapy

What are the benefits and risks of chemotherapy? A medical oncologist provides a balanced, in-depth look at what you need to know.

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March 2, 2021

Can cholesterol-lowering statins also cut cancer risk?

Statins are not prescribed to lower cancer risk, but may prove to be an added benefit for the millions of Americans who take them to manage their cholesterol levels.

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February 25, 2021

Cancer patient shares her story of coping with ‘chemo brain’

Karen experienced chemo brain, a mental fogginess that occurs after cancer treatment, but is most commonly linked to chemotherapy.

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