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Mammography

August 18, 2021

Traditional vs. 3D mammography: Which is better for you?

The development of a 3D-like mammogram, called digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), has been a major advancement for cancer detection.

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Dormant cancer cells

July 20, 2021

Why do sleeping cancer cells awaken?

When cancer recurs in patients who were told after treatment they have no evidence of disease, it’s often because dormant, cancer cells have been awakened.

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Should I get a prostate biopsy?

July 19, 2021

Should I get a prostate biopsy? An in-depth look at the risks and benefits

Understand the risks and benefits of prostate biopsies before you make a decision. Here's what you need to know.

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CLL cells

July 15, 2021

Family connections may explain the source of some leukemias

Scientists are learning even more about the familial connection involved in chronic lymphocytic leukemia, the most common type of leukemia.

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Cancer disparities

June 17, 2021

Creating a level playing field in the fight against cancer

Disparities in cancer risk, incidences and deaths among Americans span many racial, ethnic and socio-economic lines.

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Ovarian cancer

June 3, 2021

What’s the difference? Ovarian, fallopian tube and primary peritoneal cancers

Ovarian, fallopian tube and primary peritoneal cancers are the most common cause of death in women with cancer of the reproductive system

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Lung nodules

May 5, 2021

When to worry about lung nodules and how to find the answers you need

If you've been told you have a lung nodule, you're probably worried and you probably have questions. Here's how to find the answers you need.

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Genetics and genomics

April 22, 2021

Using DNA sequencing to uncover more inherited cancer mutations

Scientists are expanding use of genomic testing to also detect potentially inherited DNA mutations, an effort that may lead to additional treatment options for the patients being tested.

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Dr. Kevin Woods

March 25, 2021

Dr. Woods: Busting colorectal cancer myths

Colorectal cancer is the third-most common type of cancer in the United States, but several myths need to be addressed so people can identify their level of risk for developing the disease.

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