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What People Under 50 Need to Know About Their Colon Cancer Risk

Rates of colon cancer are rising among Millennials and Gen Xers, even as they continue to drop among Boomers. Get up to speed on the signs and symptoms today.

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9 Things to Know If You’re Diagnosed with Kidney Cancer

Most people don't know a lot about kidney cancer, which can make a diagnosis even scarier. We've got the facts—and the what-to-do-nows—that can give you the perspective you need.

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Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma: Recognizing the Symptoms

Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma symptoms like fatigue, chills, and swollen glands are easy to mistake for minor ailments, but get a checkup if they persist.

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A Guide to Endometrial Cancer Diagnosis

Learn the basics about this type of uterine cancer is diagnosed and staged, including types of tests.

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A New Way to Detect Breast Cancer Early

Researchers have discovered a blood test with the potential to someday diagnose breast cancer years before any symptoms.

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Gene Test for Cervical Cancer Is 100 Percent Effective, Researchers Say

While Pap smears and HPV tests have been fairly effective in detecting cervical cancer, a cervical cancer test based on epigenetics is basically fool-proof — and more affordable.

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Metastatic Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

If you have metastatic breast cancer, how do you know if a clinical trial might be right for you? And what can you expect if you join one?

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9 Sneaky Lung Cancer Symptoms

It's not always easy to spot lung cancer. Knowing these signs can give you a head start.

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Breaking the News of Hereditary Cancer Risk

Learning you have a high cancer risk gene mutation is hard enough. Here's how to tell your family they might be at risk too.

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How to Handle the Emotional Impact of BRCA

Have you recently had a genetic test that shows you're predisposed to breast or ovarian cancer? A genetic counselor shares how to process the news.