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COVID-19 Vaccines & Mammograms: What You Should Know
COVID-19 Vaccines & Mammograms: What You Should Know

Vaccines are here, and we could not be more excited as they are so important as we continue to combat COVID-19. These vaccines are scientifically proven to provide a very high level of protection against becoming seriously ill by COVID-19. By now, you have likely heard that COVID-19 vaccines may cause temporary common side effects such as […]

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Signs and Symptoms of Esophageal Cancer
Signs and Symptoms of Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal cancer occurs when cancer cells develop in the esophagus – the tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach. There are two main types of esophageal cancer: Squamous cell cancer – from the epithelial cells that line the  esophagus Adenocarcinoma – from the glandular cells in lower part of the esophagus, near the stomach According to […]

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Esophageal Cancer 101: Diagnosis and Treatment
Esophageal Cancer 101: Diagnosis and Treatment

Take a moment to learn more about esophageal cancer, including how it is diagnosed as well as your treatment options. What is esophageal cancer? There are two types of esophageal cancer: squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma. Squamous cells line the inner layer of the esophagus, and are most commonly located in the upper portion of […]

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Preventing Colon Cancer: Making Cancer Screenings Easier for Patients
Preventing Colon Cancer: Making Cancer Screenings Easier for Patients

Preventing colon cancer together Colorectal cancer screenings are an important step toward early diagnosis, but many people avoid colonoscopies because of fear of discomfort. With the increase in incidence of colorectal cancer in younger age groups, Sarah Cannon and other organizations including the American Cancer Society are recommending screening start as early as 45 years […]

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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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