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Ovarian Cancer 101
Ovarian Cancer 101

Jan Tichenor, nurse navigator specializing in gynecologic cancers at Medical City Dallas Hospital, a Sarah Cannon partner. About one in 75 women are estimated to be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in their lifetimes, and ovarian cancer is the fifth-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women. The American Cancer Society estimates that there were more than […]

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Managing Myelofibrosis
Managing Myelofibrosis

Sponsored by Incyte Myelofibrosis (MF), is a type of myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN), which is a type of blood cancer. Myelofibrosis is a rare blood cancer that is chronic, meaning that it may stay with you throughout your life. This type of blood cancer occurs when scar tissue forms in your bone marrow and impairs its […]

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What is Polycythemia Vera or PV?
What is Polycythemia Vera or PV?

Sponsored by Incyte During Blood Cancer Awareness Month, it is important to educate yourself and your loved ones on all types of blood cancers, and share resources for navigating the cancer journey. Polycythemia vera or PV, is a rare, slow-progressing blood cancer that occurs when your body makes too many red blood cells, white blood […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Hematology Lab Work
Frequently Asked Questions About Hematology Lab Work

During your blood cancer journey, your hematologist/oncologist may require that you complete blood tests throughout your treatment. What are these tests and why are they important? Your questions answered here. What are these lab tests? Blood tests are conducted throughout a patient’s treatment to monitor the number of cells in a patient’s blood and whether […]

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Exercise and Cancer: What Do I Need to Know?
Exercise and Cancer: What Do I Need to Know?

Should I exercise during cancer treatment? Does exercising reduce the risk of cancer? Does exercise help reduce the risk of cancer returning? The short answers to these questions are yes. A balanced lifestyle, including regular exercise, helps keep your body stronger and healthier, especially during and after the cancer journey. In one recent study conducted, […]

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