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Doctor Speaking with Patient
03 Oct
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Routine Cancer Screening

Routine Cancer screening can save lives. Not so very long ago, most cancers were in their deadliest, late stages by the time doctors could detect them. That’s still true of some kinds of cancer, but with others — such as breast cancer, colon ...

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03 Oct
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Living with Cancer

Cancer is often a disease that lasts a long time, and people may get treatment for many years, it’s a major public health burden in developed and developing countries. Cancer is the second largest common disease spread world-wide. The C-word ...

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genomics-testing
03 Oct
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Cancer and Genomic Testing

Genetic testing looks for specific inherited changes (mutations) in a person’s chromosomes, genes, or proteins. Genetic mutations can have harmful, beneficial, neutral (no effect), or uncertain effects on health. Mutations that are harmful may increase a person’s chance, or risk, of developing ...

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Obesity
27 Jul
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Cancer and Obesity

Obesity is the result of taking in more calories through your diet than you are burning through physical activity1. The reasons for this calorie imbalance vary from person to person. It can sometimes be linked to the genes we were ...

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Lymphoma
27 Jul
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Cancer and Non-Hodkin’s Lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (also known as non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, NHL, or sometimes just lymphoma) is a cancer that starts in cells called lymphocytes, which are part of the body’s immune system. Lymphocytes are in the lymph nodes and other lymphoid tissues (such as ...

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