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7 Tips for Coping with Scan Anxiety
7 Tips for Coping with Scan Anxiety

If you are a cancer survivor and have felt anxious about an upcoming scan such as X-ray, CT scan, or MRI during or after your treatment, you are not alone. Some patients call it Pre-Scan Syndrome (PSS) and others call it “scanxiety.” Scans can often bring feelings of uneasiness and nervousness, as patients cope with […]

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7 Questions To Ask When Considering A Clinical Trial
7 Questions To Ask When Considering A Clinical Trial

Did you know every cancer treatment available today started in a clinical trial? Clinical trials are an important part of advancing the standard of care for those facing cancer. If you are thinking about participating in a clinical trial, it is important to find the best trial option for your type of cancer and to […]

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Gynecologic Cancer: Symptoms, Types and Screening
Gynecologic Cancer: Symptoms, Types and Screening

Cancer can develop in several areas of the female reproductive tract, including the cervix, endometrium, fallopian tubes, ovaries, uterus, and vagina. These types of cancer are known as gynecologic cancer, and it’s important to educate yourself about the symptoms, types, and screenings. Symptoms of gynecologic cancerThe symptoms and signs can vary depending on the type […]

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12 Questions to Ask at Your First Cancer Appointment
12 Questions to Ask at Your First Cancer Appointment

Your first cancer appointment can be overwhelming. Your head may be buzzing with a host of fears, worries, and questions. This checklist will help you prepare for your appointment so you will come away from the visit with the information you need to move forward in your cancer journey with confidence. Before the appointment, do this: […]

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Understanding Signs, Risk Factors and Diagnostic Tests for Ovarian Cancer
Understanding Signs, Risk Factors and Diagnostic Tests for Ovarian Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related death in women in the U.S. These cancers are often not diagnosed until they are advanced, due to the fact that symptoms typically do not present until the disease is more advanced, so it’s important to understand the signs and symptoms and […]

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