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Treatment

Immunotherapy: A Cure for Some Lung Cancers?

With immunotherapy, some patients with stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer can skip chemotherapy altogether and are living for years with their disease in check.

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Living With

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: The Big Picture

Explore these long-term considerations, from fertility preservation to how to develop a survivorship care plan.

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Living With

Which Celebrities Have Had Ovarian Cancer?

Learn about these famous women who have had ovarian cancer, including actresses, civil rights heroes, Olympic gymnasts, and more.

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Living With

Prostate Cancer and Your Mental Health

Men with prostate cancer suffer high rates of depression and anxiety. Here's why mental haelth care is an important part of your treatment plan.

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Self Care

How To Practice Self-Care With Lung Cancer

Follow these self-care strategies to help reduce feelings of stress and guilt through mindfulness, laughter, and good food.

Kristen Lummis
Five Questions

What I Learned From Uterine Cancer Treatment

Kristen was shocked to receive an endometrial cancer diagnosis at age 49. Here’s what she learned on her journey to recovery.

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Risk Factors

Uterine Cancer Risk Factors You Should Know

Endometrial cancer is on the rise. Here’s what you need to know about your potential risk factors and how to stay as healthy as possible.

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Profile

Mom Time Counts with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Rhonda Howell, who has metastatic breast cancer, savors the time she spends with her 6-year-old son, and aims to see him graduate from high school.

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Lifestyle

Working Out with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Non-small cell lung cancer patients who exercise can improve their breathing, strength, and range of motion while reducing side effects, fatigue, and anxiety.

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Lifestyle

Prevent Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Recurrence

While it’s impossible to completely shield yourself from lung cancer relapse, there are some things you can do to stack the odds in your favor.