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Common Treatment Options for Ovarian Cancer
Common Treatment Options for Ovarian Cancer

Once ovarian cancer is diagnosed, one or a combination of two or more of treatment options may be recommended. The treatment will depend on the type and the stage of the disease, and may include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapy, or hormone therapy. Here is what you should know about the common treatment options […]

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The Difference between Sarcoma & Carcinoma
The Difference between Sarcoma & Carcinoma

Cancer interrupts the body’s natural process of replacing old and damaged cells, allowing damaged cells to survive and creating an excess of new cells when they are not needed, causing tumors. The tumor’s location or point-of-origin helps define a patient’s type of cancer. Cancers that originate in an organ or tissue are called primary cancers. […]

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Mesothelioma Diagnosis and Common Treatments
Mesothelioma Diagnosis and Common Treatments

Mesothelioma (also known as malignant mesothelioma) is a rare cancer that affects the thin layer of tissue (mesothelium) lining the chest, abdominal cavities and most of the organs within them. Mesothelioma tumors are typically associated with asbestos and erionite exposure, although only a small fraction of individuals exposed to erionite or asbestos actually develop mesothelioma. […]

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Ask the Expert: Common Questions on Smoking & Lung Cancer
Ask the Expert: Common Questions on Smoking & Lung Cancer

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, a time to educate yourself on the risk factors for developing lung cancer. On November 19th, the American Cancer Society celebrates the Great American Smokeout: a day to educate smokers and their families on the risks of smoking and a chance for smokers to triumph over addiction. Tobacco use […]

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Prostate Cancer: Signs, Symptoms and Screenings
Prostate Cancer: Signs, 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. An estimated 220,800 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in 2015, representing 13.3 percent of all new cancer cases. Signs and Symptoms of Prostate Cancer In its […]

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