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How Much Do Genetics Impact the Risk for Breast Cancer?
How Much Do Genetics Impact the Risk for Breast Cancer?

What causes breast cancer? How much do genetics impact the risk for developing breast cancer? Given that 1 in 8 women will develop the disease, these are common questions many women and their families ask. Stephanie Graff, MD, Director of the Breast Cancer Program and Clinical Research at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at HCA Midwest […]

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Understanding Blood Cancer Treatment Options
Understanding Blood Cancer Treatment Options

If you’ve been diagnosed with a form of blood cancer (such as lymphoma, leukemia, myelodysplastic syndromes, myeloma and myeloproliferative neoplasms), you may be wondering about your treatment options and what is suitable for you. Your hematologist/oncologist will help you determine the right treatment approach based on the disease, your overall health and other factors. The […]

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Back to the Basics: Blood Cancer
Back to the Basics: Blood Cancer

What are the common types of blood cancer? What are the common treatments? Learn more about the three most common types of blood cancer, leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, and treatment options. Aravind Ramakrishnan, MD, medical oncologist/hematologist the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Center at St. David’s South Austin Medical Center Leukemia Leukemia is a cancer of […]

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Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Understanding Your Diagnosis and Next Steps
Soft Tissue Sarcoma: Understanding Your Diagnosis and Next Steps

Sarcoma is a term for cancers that begin in the bones or soft tissues of the body, including the muscles, fat, lymph and blood vessels, nerves and tendons. While sarcoma can occur anywhere in the body, it is most common in the chest, abdomen, arms and legs. Approximately 60% of sarcomas start in the arm […]

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Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment Options
Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment Options

If you’ve been diagnosed with soft tissue sarcoma, you may wonder which treatment options are right for you and what to expect. Your physician will help you determine the right treatment approach based on your sarcoma’s grade and stage, along with your family history and overall health. The most common treatment options for soft tissue […]

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