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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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Ask the Expert: Advances in Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Kidney Cancer
Ask the Expert: Advances in Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Kidney Cancer

March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month, a disease that is among the 10 most common cancers in men and women according to the American Cancer Society. Andrew Kennedy, MD, Sarah Cannon’s Physician-in-Chief of Radiation Oncology and Director of Radiation Oncology Research, shares exciting developments in the use of stereotactic radiotherapy in the treatment of kidney cancer. […]

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Signs and Symptoms of Kidney Cancer
Signs and Symptoms of Kidney Cancer

March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month, a time to educate yourself about this common cancer. Kidney cancer (also called renal cancer [i]) is among the ten most common cancers in both men and women [ii]. Overall, for men the lifetime risk for developing kidney cancer is about 1 in 46, and for women the lifetime risk is […]

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