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Diagnosis

Understanding Head and Neck Cancer Types

Head and neck cancer is a group of cancers that occur in the mouth, nose, and throat. Learn more about the most common types.

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Risk Factors

10 Things Oncologists Wish You Knew About Breast Cancer

Check out these 10 practical steps and oncologist insights to put most of your fears about dying from breast cancer to rest.

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Symptoms

Throat Cancer: What You Need to Know

Throat cancer is not very common, so most people don't know much about it. Here’s what you should know about screening, risk factors, and more.

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Living With

Tips for Metastatic Breast Cancer Support

Looking for treatment information, emotional support, or other help with metastatic breast cancer? Here's how to find it.

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Diagnosis

Head and Neck Cancer: Diagnosis Terms to Know

The medical terminology for head and neck cancer can get complicated. Learn the meanings of common terms to better understand your diagnosis.

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Symptoms

Common Symptoms of Head and Neck Cancer

Worried about head and neck cancer? Here are the symptoms you should watch for.

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Symptoms

Warning Signs of Metastatic Breast Cancer

Advanced breast cancer tends to spread to the bones, the liver, the lungs, or the brain. Can you recognize the different symptoms of metastasis for each organ?

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Survivorship

Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Share Tips for Oral Care

Cancer treatment can leave your mouth and teeth in disarray. We went straight to those who know best — head and neck cancer survivors — to find out what works and what doesn’t to deal with some common issues.

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Living With

How to Handle the Anxiety of an Endometrial Cancer Diagnosis

An easy-to-implement plan for managing your worries about endometrial cancer.

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Risk Factors

Cancer in the Family Genes: Telling Your Kids

Shannon Pulaski wrote a book drawn from her experience telling her children about the BRCA gene mutation which put her at high risk for breast cancer. Here she shares her tips for talking to kids about this difficult topic.