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12 Questions to Ask at Your First Cancer Appointment
12 Questions to Ask at Your First Cancer Appointment

Your first cancer appointment can be overwhelming. Your head may be buzzing with a host of fears, worries, and questions. This checklist will help you prepare for your appointment so you will come away from the visit with the information you need to move forward in your cancer journey with confidence. Before the appointment, do this: […]

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Understanding Signs, Risk Factors and Diagnostic Tests for Ovarian Cancer
Understanding Signs, Risk Factors and Diagnostic Tests for Ovarian Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related death in women in the U.S. These cancers are often not diagnosed until they are advanced, due to the fact that symptoms typically do not present until the disease is more advanced, so it’s important to understand the signs and symptoms and […]

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Clinical Trials 101: Everything You Need To Know
Clinical Trials 101: Everything You Need To Know

Clinical trials, also known as medical research studies, are carefully designed tests that assess the safety, effectiveness, and benefits of potential new treatments administered under the supervision of a physician. What is First-In-Human, Phase I and Phase II? Clinical trials involve several phases of a potential new treatment’s development, including: Phase I: Testing the safety […]

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Melanoma: What You Should Know
Melanoma: What You Should Know

Meredith McKean, MD, MPH, Associate Director, Melanoma and Skin Cancer Research, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, shares what you should know about melanoma, including ways to help lower your risk and the advancements in the treatment of melanoma.  If you have questions about melanoma, call askSARAH now at (844) 482-4812 to speak to a nurse who is specially trained […]

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Five Things to Know About Testicular Cancer
Five Things to Know About Testicular Cancer

Though rare, it is important for all men to learn about testicular cancer and know what to look for should they experience any concerning symptoms. Testicular cancer is highly treatable and usually able to be removed completely upon detection. According to American Cancer Society, there is a 99 percent survival rate for testicular cancer diagnosed […]

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