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HPV Vaccine Protects Against Six Types of Cancer, But Is Underused

A vaccine that prevents thousands of cancer cases a year is not getting into enough arms.

Ten Million Missed Cancer Screenings During the Pandemic

As a result of the pandemic, many Americans have postponed their regular cancer screenings for fear of getting sick while visiting a hospital crowded with COVID-19 patients. Now is the time to get caught up on your screenings.

Cory and family with Jignesh Dalal, MD

A Special Connection: Team Approach Helps Autistic Cancer Patient

After months of treatment for 22-year-old Cory Neff’s acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) were unsuccessful, he was transferred to UH Rainbow for specialized care and an innovative immunotherapy treatment.

Seven Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

In the fight against cancer, early detection and early diagnosis are key. But what can you do to reduce your risk of getting cancer in the first place?

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Breast Cancer Survivor Seeks Help for Sexual Health Concerns from UH Team

California native Linda Estrada overcame a breast cancer diagnosis, recurrent bladder infections and sexual health issues with the help of her health care team at University Hospitals.

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Could Frequent Headaches Mean a Brain Tumor?

Headaches often have triggers, such as stress, fatigue and certain foods and drinks. But the cause of most headaches is not well understood.

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Less Can Be More With Hypofractionation Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

In recent years, cancer physicians and radiation oncologists have been whittling away at the length of time for radiation treatment. The goal: to make radiation treatment more convenient for the patient, with fewer side effects.

Bernadette Scruggs at The Gathering Place’s 2019 Race for Place, sponsored by UH Seidman Cancer Center

Advice From a 15-Year Breast Cancer Survivor: Don't Skip Your Annual Mammogram

Less than an hour out of your life can mean the difference between catching cancer early or never knowing what could have been.

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