94 Posts

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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Getting a second opinion

March 12, 2021

Compelling reasons to get a second opinion for lung cancer

When should you get a second opinion for lung cancer? Read about when and how a second opinion may benefit you.

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Swollen lymph nodes

March 9, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine side effect may mimic breast cancer symptoms

Swollen lymph nodes, a side effect of COVID-19 vaccines, may be causing breast cancer scares in women.

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Liquid biopsy

February 23, 2021

Liquid biopsies: A new diagnostic tool, decades-old science

A liquid biopsy uses a sample of body fluid to provide genetic information about their tumor.

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Second cancers

January 11, 2021

Can cancer treatments lead to a second cancer?

About one in six cancer patients are diagnosed with a second primary cancer years later.

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Breast cancer second opinion

January 11, 2021

Does a second opinion for breast cancer make sense for you?

Getting a second opinion for breast cancer may provide you with a more accurate diagnosis, access to innovative treatment options, and peace of mind.

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Ensure an accurate diagnosis

January 8, 2021

How do I know if my cancer diagnosis is accurate?

Getting a cancer diagnosis is just the beginning of a search for a more accurate determination of the type, stage and extent of your disease.

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