Cancer

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Study: Supplements Put Chemotherapy Patients at Risk for Serious Medication Interaction

The use of herbs and supplements remains prevalent among patients with cancer and may place them at risk for potential medication interactions both during chemotherapy and after the completion of treatment.

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Surprising Side Effect of COVID-19 Vaccine: Swollen Lymph Nodes

Those lumps are in response to COVID-19 vaccine. They indicate that your body is marshalling its powers to fight the perceived intruder – exactly what is supposed to happen following inoculation.

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Specialty Pharmacy Offers Help and Hope To Patient

Pat’s perspective was, “I can do this. My mantra was to put one foot in front of the other and keep going.” And keep going, she did.

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Biological Factors May Play Role in Head and Neck Cancer Outcomes

A recent study from UH Seidman Cancer Center suggests biological differences in tumors could be driving differences in outcomes.

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3 Mammogram Myths -- Debunked

There are many misconceptions and myths around breast cancer and mammograms. Learn about three common misconceptions – and get the facts about screening mammograms.

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An Individualized Approach to Prostate Cancer Screening

It has become clear that screening for prostate cancer prevents men from dying of the disease. The question is how to screen. Physicians are now able to do better, more personalized screening

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Your Doctor Finds Polyps During a Colonoscopy: What It Means

What if your doctor finds polyps during your colonoscopy? It doesn’t necessarily mean cancer.

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Buoyed By Clinical Trial, Brain Cancer Patient Marks 5 Years Cancer-Free

Three college graduations. Three family weddings. The births of two grandchildren. Andy “Superman” Simon has cherished each of these milestones since he was diagnosed five years ago with one of the deadliest and most challenging cancers to treat.

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