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Latest by Sheila M. Eldred

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Nutrition

Life After Tonsil Cancer: One Woman’s Journey

When Lisa lost part of her tongue to an aggressive throat cancer, she had to get creative about food. Here's her story.

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Risk Factors

Reduce Your Risk of Head and Neck Cancer

Stopping tobacco use is the best way to protect yourself from head and neck cancers, along with these other important lifestyle changes.

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Treatment

7 Helpful Diet Changes With Lung Cancer

Whether you have nausea from chemotherapy, want to cut sugar after surgery, or simply seek to manage your lung cancer symptoms, a healthy diet can help.

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Five Questions

A Non-Smoker’s Lung Cancer Journey

Stage IV lung cancer struck Millie when she was only 43, even though she never smoked. Read her story about how the experience turned her world upside down.

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Treatment

Don’t Feel Embarrassed About HPV

Danielle was too embarrassed to tell her friends she was diagnosed with HPV 12 years ago. Now, she’s raising awareness of the common virus.