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Easier, Less Expensive Way to Screen for Colorectal Cancer

New stool DNA test screens for colorectal cancer The Cologuard test may offer an easier, less expensive way to screen for colorectal cancer, which is highly preventable. Tests and diagnosis for colon cancer If your signs and symptoms indicate that you could have colon cancer, your doctor may recommend one [...]

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Magic mouthwash: Effective for mouth sores resulting from chemotherapy?

Magic mouthwash: Effective for mouth sores resulting from chemotherapy? Some forms of chemotherapy and radiation therapy cause painful mouth sores. Magic mouthwash may provide relief. Research shows higher breast cancer risk for women with atypical hyperplasia New findings may change screening and prevention recommendations for women with atypical hyperplasia of [...]

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Share your story about living with cancer

Share your story about living with cancer Telling your tale about surviving cancer can provide reassurance and a ray of hope to others. Make a difference. Cancer pain: Relief is possible Discover the causes of cancer pain and what you and your doctor can do to control discomfort. Treatments and [...]

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How New Cancer Drugs are Developed

How new cancer drugs are developed While it may seem that new cancer treatments are announced every day, creating and approving them can take 8 to 10 years. Curcumin: Can it slow cancer growth? Some research suggests that curcumin, a substance found in the spice turmeric, may help treat cancer. [...]

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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Cervical cancer January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Get the facts about cervical cancer, including the virus that plays a role in causing most cases. New year good for cancer survivors to make new plan Use these five tips to help shape a long and healthy life as a cancer [...]

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Inspiration for the Holidays

Inspiration for the holidays Cancer survivors need to try and reduce stress, especially during the holiday season. Focus on what's really important — your health and the special gifts you share with others. Myelofibrosis Find out about this serious bone marrow disorder that disrupts your body's normal production of blood [...]

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A Seasonal Wish for Cancer Survivors: Celebrate Life

A seasonal wish for cancer survivors: Celebrate life Here are some things to keep in mind during the holidays, including how to simplify, live in the moment and share the hope. Cancer fatigue: Why it occurs and how to cope You can take steps to lessen your cancer fatigue. Also, [...]

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Put Healthy Foods in Your Holiday Eating Plans

Put healthy foods in your holiday eating plans Holiday food doesn't have to be rich and fattening. You can eat healthier by adding these cancer-blocking foods to your festivities. Celiac disease If you have celiac disease, it's important to stick to a gluten-free diet. Why? If you don't, you increase [...]

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