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7 Steps You Should Take After a Cancer Diagnosis

In the U.S., about 14 million people are living with cancer, grappling with worries about treatment and uncertainty about their health and their future. Being diagnosed with cancer can quickly…

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How Cancer Develops

One out of every two men will develop cancer at some time in life, according to the American Cancer Society, and one out of three women will develop the disease.…

What is an Embolism?

4 Cancers Men Should Be Aware Of

Cancer will affect one in every two men in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society, and one in five men will die from the disease. Men should…

Cancer Treatment Options: Surgery, Chemotherapy & Radiation

After the shock of a cancer diagnosis subsides, your oncologist will review your treatment options with you. The path forward depends upon the type, location and stage of your cancer, as well…

What is an Embolism?

History of Cancer

History of Cancer Emory University cites an Egyptian papyrus from 3000 B.C. as the earliest report of signs of cancer.  In 400 B.C., Hippocrates linked cancer to excessive black bile…

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Four Most Common Cancers in Women

Cancer is the leading cause of death for men and women worldwide, according to the National Cancer Institute. Some types of cancer are more common in women than in men.…

What’s Next? Moving Forward After a Cancer Diagnosis

Few things in life are more traumatic than a cancer diagnosis. About half of all men and a third of all women in the United States will receive a cancer…

Best Practices For Cancer Prevention

Cancer Prevention There are more than 100 types of cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Cancer is a disease characterized by rapid division and spread…

Imaging/Radiology: MRI, CT, & PET. What do they Mean?

10 Common Cancers

There are more than 100 different types of cancer, according to the National Cancer Institute. All cancers have one thing in common – they all occur when body cells begin to…

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Cancer Screenings Can Save Your Life

Cancer screenings are an opportunity to detect cancer before you develop symptoms. These screenings can also detect conditions that may develop into cancer. According to estimates by the National Cancer Institute,…