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Diagnosis

Do You Need MSI Analysis for Your Endometrial Cancer?

Could your endometrial cancer be caused by microsatellite instability, the cause of at least 20 percent of endometrial cancers? Here’s how to find out.

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Treatment

How to Manage Endometrial Cancer Treatment Side Effects

Whether you've had chemo, radiation, immunotherapy, or a hysterectomy, learn how to manage potential side effects.

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Five Questions

A Cancer Doc Explains Microsatellite Instability and Endometrial Cancer

Gynecologic oncologist Mian Shahzad, M.D., answers our top questions on how MSI impacts endometrial cancer.

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Nutrition

Eat Smart For Colon Cancer Treatment Recovery

Colon cancer and treatment side effects make it hard to take in essential nutrients. Here are some ways to nourish your body and help prevent cancer recurrence.

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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.

Ovarian cancer awareness ribbon.
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.