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Elizabeth Millard

Health Writer

Elizabeth Millard is a freelance journalist specializing in health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition. Her articles have appeared in SELF, Men’s Health, CNN, MyFitnessPal, and WebMD, and she has worked on patient education materials for Mayo Clinic and UnitedHealth Group. She’s also a registered yoga teacher and organic farmer.

Latest by Elizabeth Millard

Risk Factors

The BRAF Gene Mutation and You

Here's what you should know about this risk factor for melanoma and whether it can affect future generations.

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Work

Navigating Work During Lung Cancer Treatment

If you’re in lung cancer treatment and plan to keep working, here are some common issues to keep in mind.

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Lifestyle

10 Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors That May Help Prevent Colon Cancer

Colorectal cancer is a common cancer, with thousands of new cases expected in 2019. So how can you help reduce your risk? Exercising and eating healthy aren’t the only factors.

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Living With

Strategies for Living With Hodgkin's Lymphoma

For those diagnosed with cancer, the hardest moments may come after treatment has ended.

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Supplements

Top 3 Supplements to Avoid After Age 50

Supplements can help bridge certain vitamin and mineral gaps as you get older, but not all supplements may be right for you.

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Treatment

Before Leukemia Treatment, Ask the Doctor

Dr. Jack Jacoub shares questions that he believes leukemia patients need to ask more often while they’re getting ready for treatment.

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Complications

Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Survivor Side Effects

Chemotherapy and radiation can successfully treat non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, but they can cause side effects that last or emerge years after treatment.

Doctor explaining adjuvant therapy for melanoma to a patient.
Treatment

Here's What to Ask Your Doctor About Adjuvant Therapy

Find out whether you're a good candidate for follow-up treatment that can help keep the melanoma from coming back.

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Living With

Intimacy After Metastatic Breast Cancer

Cancer changes bodies, and relationships. That doesn’t mean you have to give up intimacy and sex.

Woman with breast cancer and well-controlled pain.
Living With

Metastatic Breast Cancer: Better Pain Management

Here’s how you can find pain relief with a highly individualized combination of strategies.