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What Causes Skin Cancer & How To Prevent It
What Causes Skin Cancer & How To Prevent It

According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, with more than 5.4 million cases of basal and squamous cell skin cancer diagnosed annually. These are serious statistics, yet too many people are unaware of the causes of skin cancer and the measures that you can take to lower your risk of developing skin […]

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6 Tips for Navigating the Challenges of Summer
6 Tips for Navigating the Challenges of Summer

Summer can be a challenging time for someone going through cancer treatment. Gwen Spector, Complex GI Nurse Navigator at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Medical City Healthcare, shares tips on how to prevent problems that may take the fun out of your summer plans. These are general recommendations and do not take the place of […]

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How is Sarcoma Diagnosed?
How is Sarcoma Diagnosed?

Daniel Lerman, MD, Orthopedic Oncologist at the Institute for Limb Preservation at OrthoONE, a part of Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver, discusses what you should know about how sarcoma is diagnosed, including symptoms to be aware of and what to expect. What are the signs and symptoms of sarcoma? […]

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Signs, Symptoms and Risk Factors of Soft Tissue Sarcomas
Signs, Symptoms and Risk Factors of Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Sarcoma is a type of cancer that originates in the bones or soft tissues of the body, including muscle, tendons, fat, lymph vessels, blood vessels, nerves and tissue around joints. While the tumors can be found anywhere in the body, they form most often in the arms and legs. Additionally, soft tissue sarcoma is not a […]

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7 Tips for Coping with Scan Anxiety
7 Tips for Coping with Scan Anxiety

If you are a cancer survivor and have felt anxious about an upcoming scan such as X-ray, CT scan, or MRI during or after your treatment, you are not alone. Some patients call it Pre-Scan Syndrome (PSS) and others call it “scanxiety.” Scans can often bring feelings of uneasiness and nervousness, as patients cope with […]

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