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Diagnosing Lung Cancer: What You Should Know
Diagnosing Lung Cancer: What You Should Know

To diagnose lung cancer, your care team will conduct a series of tests to determine if there is an abnormality, if the abnormality is cancerous, and if so, the cancer’s stage and your treatment options. Melissa Johnson, MD, Associate Director of Lung Cancer Research and Drug Development, shares what you should know about how lung cancer […]

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Caring For A Parent With Cancer As A Young Adult
Caring For A Parent With Cancer As A Young Adult

by Gwen Spector, Complex GI Nurse Navigator at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Medical City Healthcare Caregiving can be a tough and deeply personal role. A caregiver is a family member, partner, or friend who assists their loved one through all or part of their health journey. Caregivers help with daily activities, which can include […]

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The Importance of Nutrition in the Stomach Cancer Journey
The Importance of Nutrition in the Stomach Cancer Journey

Nutrition is an important part of any cancer journey. Eating a well-balanced diet before, during and after cancer treatment can help patients feel healthier, maintain strength and speed up recovery. With stomach cancer, nutrition is even more important to monitor and control. Food intake plays a significant role in recovery for those who have had […]

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3 Things You Should Know About Lung Cancer Prevention
3 Things You Should Know About Lung Cancer Prevention

Lung cancer is the second most common type of cancer and the leading cause of cancer death. According to the National Cancer Institute, the 5 year relative survival for people with localized cancer (cancer that is confined to the site) is nearly 60%. However, the 5 year relative survival decreases to less than six percent if […]

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BRCA Mutations in Cancer: What to Know
BRCA Mutations in Cancer: What to Know

Many women may wonder what genetic testing would reveal about their own risks for cancer. Learn more about the BRCA mutations and guidelines for genetic testing. About BRCA1 and BRCA2 Both BRCA1 (on chromosome 17) and BRCA2 (on chromosome 13) are human genes that all people have, and, when functioning normally, produce proteins that help repair damaged DNA and maintain the cell’s genetic stability. However, […]

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