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Cancer Symptoms

12/8/2016 12:00 AM

Video: Healthy snacking on the go

Many cancer patients spend much of their time traveling to and from appointments, whether by car or by air, and eating healthy often isn’t always top of mind. But healthy snacking on the go doesn’t have to be such a challenge.

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Endometrial Cancer

12/7/2016 12:00 AM

Endometrial cancer: What to know after journalist Gwen Ifill's death

When long-time journalist Gwen Ifill passed away recently after a battle with endometrial cancer, her unexpected death cast an immediate spotlight on a disease that doesn’t get enough attention.

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Cancer cells

12/1/2016 12:00 AM

How does cancer do that? Attacking cancer cells where they hide

In the search for better treatments and prevention strategies, scientists are learning more about how cancer grows and survives, even in the most hostile environments.

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11/30/2016 12:00 AM

Should cancer patients get the flu shot?

Many patients may not realize it, but cancer and its treatments may affect your immune system’s ability to fight off infection.

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11/23/2016 12:00 AM

Tips for overcoming the holiday blues

For people fighting cancer, the joy of the holidays may be tempered by stress, sadness and worry over your diagnosis and treatment. The chaos of the coming weeks does not help. But there are ways for you to de-stress and take the time to enjoy the season.

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Dr Gershenhorn

11/22/2016 12:00 AM

Dr. Bruce Gershenhorn answers your questions about lung cancer

Lung cancer is the second most common non-skin cancer among American men and women, and we know there are many questions about the disease, from how it develops to how it’s treated. Dr. Gershenhorn answers your questions.

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11/15/2016 12:00 AM

Study exposes damage caused by smoking

It’s no earth-shattering revelation that smoking is bad for you—it has been linked recently to nearly 30 percent of cancer deaths in the United States, for starters. But a new study reveals for the first time that smoking does more than harm your health; it actually damages the body’s DNA.

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Head Scarf

11/8/2016 12:00 AM

Video: How to tie a headscarf

Many cancer patients dealing with chemotherapy-induced hair loss have found that headscarves help, offering both comfort and style. But how to tie them?

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11/1/2016 12:00 AM

Don't let fear get in the way of your lung cancer screening

When it comes to lung cancer, or the suspicion of lung cancer, Dr. Melissa Haglund of CTCA has often seen fear hold patients back from screening.

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