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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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Family Health History: How Much Do You Know?

When it comes to breast cancer, knowing your family history and following up with genetic testing could save your life. Here's how to find the facts you need.

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From Caregiver to Accepting Care: How I Learned to Accept Help as a Breast Cancer Patient

Bethany Kandel had to learn how to be a patient after being a caregiver following her breast cancer diagnosis. She shares tips for the role reversal.

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What You Should Know About Endometrial Cancer

Endometrial cancer is most common type of uterine cancer. Here’s what you should know about the risk factors, symptoms, and more.

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Exploring Current Issues in Thyroid Cancer

A Mayo Clinic endocrinologist talks about thyroid cancer issues like overdiagnosis, and whether active surveillance is a viable treatment.

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Genetic Testing: One Woman’s Experience

Follow along as Phyllis Johnson experiences genetic counseling and testing for breast cancer.

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Genetic Counseling for Cancer: What Can It Reveal?

Genetic counseling is the first step in zeroing in on your true risk for inherited cancer. Learn more about what this counseling offers.

How to Make Thanksgiving Easier with Cancer

Here are some strategies for lightening your load and enjoying Thanksgiving when you’re just not in the mood to celebrate.