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Dentist

6/14/2016 12:00 AM

Four reasons cancer patients should get to know their dentist

Seeing a dentist before cancer treatment can help minimize oral problems like mucositis and infection.

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Food

6/7/2016 12:00 AM

Want to cut your cancer risk? Consider reducing your use of plastics

Plasticizers called “ortho-phthalates” are used throughout the food preparation and handling process. Studies suggest they migrate into food if the plastics are heated.

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Healthy Grilling

6/2/2016 12:00 AM

Healthy grilling: The do's and don'ts of barbecues

Grilling is a popular way cook up meats and vegetables, but there are healthy, and unhealthy, ways to fire up the grill and the food we eat from it.

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Immunotherapy

5/31/2016 12:00 AM

Immunotherapy takes cancer treatment into a new era

Immunotherapy is decades old, but in recent years, a series of new drugs and treatments has some calling the treatment the dawn of a new era in cancer care.

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Fertility

5/26/2016 12:00 AM

Having a family after cancer

If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer and dream of having a family, there may be options thanks to advances in fertility preservation techniques.

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Skin Cancer

5/24/2016 12:00 AM

Unhealthiest states for skin cancer risk may surprise you

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in both men and women in the United States, and you may be surprised by what states come with the highest risk of the disease.

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Neurotherapy

5/17/2016 12:00 AM

Speak up: The chemotherapy patient's first step toward finding relief from treatment-related nerve damage

When vulnerable nerves far from the brain and spine become damaged by drugs meant to attack cancer, it may signal a need for a dose change.

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HPV

5/10/2016 12:00 AM

HPV infections down in decade since vaccine approved

A new study finds that human papillomavirus infections among teenage girls and young women has dropped since the HPV vaccine was recommended 10 years ago. HPV infections are responsible for virtually all cervical cancers.

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Supplements

4/5/2016 12:00 AM

Five things you should know about supplements

Natural supplements may be beneficial in some cases, but they may cause harm in others, especially for cancer patients. Here are five things you should know about these popular products.

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