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How to Get Over Your Lung Cancer Guilt

No one single thing causes cancer, not even smoking. Get the facts so you can let go of the blame and focus on what matters most.

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Common Head and Neck Cancer Complications

Treatment for head and neck cancer can leave survivors with an array of challenges. Here are some common complications you should know about.

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HPV and Head and Neck Cancer

HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection. And it's a rising cause of throat cancer. Learn how you can protect yourself.

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What Should You Know About the Rare—But Severe—Side Effects of Adjuvant Therapy for Melanoma

Adjuvant therapy for melanoma can help prevent a recurrence of the serious skin cancer—but there's the potential for life-threatening side effects. Learn the symptoms and how to protect yourself.

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Ulcerative Colitis Doubles Your Colon Cancer Risk: What to Know to Protect Yourself

If you have ulcerative colitis, your colon cancer risk more than doubles. Learn how to protect yourself.

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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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What You Eat Could be The Difference Between Your Bladder Cancer Returning, or Not

While there is no evidence that a particular diet can reduce your risk, results from multiple studies show a link between bladder cancer and what we eat. So it wouldn’t hurt to stock up on yogurt, green tea, and oranges — and also, they’re delicious, so why wouldn’t you want to?

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Does Immunotherapy for Cancer Impact Fertility?

If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, you may be worried about how it will affect your ability to have children. Here’s what we know about one type of cancer treatment, immunotherapy, and its effects on fertility.

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Kidney Cancer From von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome

Dr. Eric Jonasch is researching drug therapies for kidney cancer caused by von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) syndrome, a genetic disorder which causes tumors and cysts.

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Cancer Patients Can Preserve Fertility

Thomeeka Speaks of Rhode Island received insurance coverage for egg retrieval fertility preservation services during acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment.