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Lung Cancer Screenings and Risk Factors
Lung Cancer Screenings and Risk Factors

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. According to the National Cancer Institute, it is estimated that “approximately 6.0 percent of men and women will be diagnosed with lung and bronchus cancer at some point during their lifetime, based on 2017–2019 data.” Both non-small cell and small cell lung cancer […]

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The Latest Advances In Lung Cancer Treatment and Research
The Latest Advances In Lung Cancer Treatment and Research

There have been significant advancements in lung cancer treatment over the past 10 years. Melissa Johnson, MD, director of lung cancer research at Sarah Cannon Research Institute, shares the latest developments plus promising new treatments on the horizon. Immunotherapy for lung cancer treatment  Immunotherapy has changed the treatment of patients with lung cancer over the past […]

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Breast Cancer: What’s Normal and What’s Not
Breast Cancer: What’s Normal and What’s Not

“At Sarah Cannon we recommend that women be familiar with their own breasts each month and immediately report any changes to a healthcare provider,” says Erika Hamilton, MD, Director of Breast Cancer and Gynecologic Cancer Research for Sarah Cannon Research Institute. “If a woman is aware of the normal look and feel of her breasts, she will […]

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Prostate Cancer: Symptoms and Screenings
Prostate Cancer: Symptoms and Screenings

The second most common cancer in men in the United States (after skin cancer), prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in men.  Symptoms of prostate cancer In its early stage, prostate cancer often has no symptoms, although common symptoms with advanced prostate cancer do appear. These include: Weak or interrupted (“stop-and-go”) flow of […]

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What To Look For and Where To Look For Skin Cancer
What To Look For and Where To Look For Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers and the American Academy of Dermatology estimates that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Sarah Cannon recommends regular full body skin self-exams and skin exams by your doctor starting at age 20. To learn more about full body skin exams, check […]

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