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What Are Treatment Options for Colon Cancer?
What Are Treatment Options for Colon Cancer?

If you’ve been diagnosed with colon cancer, you undoubtedly have many questions, not the least of which is, “What are my treatment options?” While there are several therapies available to treat colon cancer, your doctor’s recommendation will be based on two key factors: where the cancer is located and to what extent it has spread. Like […]

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How Is Head and Neck Cancer Treated?
How Is Head and Neck Cancer Treated?

There are a variety of treatment options that are available for head and neck cancer, and your medical team will develop an individualized care plan for your specific cancer type and location. The treatment for any person may depend on a number of factors including the location, type of cancer, stage of cancer, as well […]

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Get To Know Your Cancer Care Team
Get To Know Your Cancer Care Team

Fighting cancer is truly a team effort, and cannot be done alone. You will have numerous people involved in your care – from the time you are diagnosed until after your treatment ends. The cancer care team Your cancer care team is made up of a group of many people specialized in different parts of […]

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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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Mammograms: What to Expect
Mammograms: What to Expect

What is a mammogram? A screening mammogram can help detect early signs of breast cancer, which may allow for more treatment options and improved prognosis. Mammograms cannot determine if you have breast cancer with a single test, and potential cancer will require further examination. Here is what you can expect from your mammogram, including Sarah […]

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