January 19, 2022

Want to quit smoking? Vaping is not the answer

Many people believe the best way to kick a smoking habit is by transitioning to e-cigarettes. Though this idea has become popularized in recent years, e-cigarettes are not a safe alternative.

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Dr. Farshid Sadeghi

January 12, 2022

Your prostate cancer search questions answered

With the help of Dr. Farshid Sadeghi, Medical Director of Genitourinary Center at CTCA Phoenix, we’ll answer some of the most-asked prostate cancer questions on Google.

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Keeping cancer secret

January 5, 2022

The pros and cons of keeping your cancer diagnosis a secret

The decision to keep a cancer diagnosis secret is not uncommon, because many patients don’t want cancer to define them as someone different than they were before.

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Doctor gender

December 22, 2021

Should your doctor’s gender make a difference?

When considering your doctor’s gender, it’s important to understand your own comfort levels with being examined by a physician of the same or opposite sex and to choose accordingly.

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December 15, 2021

What’s the difference? Photon and proton radiation therapy

While photons and protons may sound a bit alike, there’s more to the differences in these cancer therapies than just the second letter in their names.

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December 8, 2021

What cancer patients need to know before getting a new pet

While there are many positives to pet ownership, when you have cancer, there are also some potential pitfalls to consider before making the commitment.

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Dr. Marnee Spierer

December 1, 2021

Why I got a double mastectomy: How this oncologist dealt with breast cancer risk

Dr. Marnee Spierer shares why she had both of her breasts surgically removed even though she doesn't have breast cancer.

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November 17, 2021

What’s new in cancer immunotherapy?

To find new ways to expand the use of immunotherapy drugs, scientists and doctors are researching new ways to increase the use of these therapies and help stimulate the immune system to better recognize and attack cancer cells.

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Holiday meals

November 10, 2021

Tips for cancer patients: You can enjoy holiday meals and parties during treatment

Cancer patients struggling with symptoms of their disease or the side effects of treatment can enjoy traditional holiday meals by following a few do’s and don’ts.

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