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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.

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Understanding Thyroid Cancer Risk Factors

Thyroid cancer is the ninth most common cancer in the U.S., with more cases each year. Find out if you could be at risk.

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11 Important Breast Cancer Facts

From mammograms to family history, here are 11 breast cancer facts every woman should know as breast cancer awareness month rolls around each October.

Multiple Myeloma Causes

Multiple Myeloma Causes

The cause of multiple myeloma has not yet been identified. Although scientists have made advancements in understanding how multiple myeloma develops, it is unclear as to what exactly causes the disease.

Multiple Myeloma Genetic Factors

Multiple Myeloma Genetic Factors

Multiple myeloma genetic factors are abnormalities in the number or structure of chromosomes. Research has shown that genetic factors may be linked to multiple myeloma.

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Immunotherapy: the New Chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy is devastating. Perhaps the most dreaded part of breast cancer treatment, chemo is marked by hair loss, chronic fatigue, debilitating sickness, mental issues, and often permanent side effects. Aside from death, it’s probably the breast c...

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Genetic Testing on the Upswing Among Young Women

According to a recent study, there’s been a huge uptick in younger women opting for genetic testing to help guide their treatment decisions; does this testing truly make a difference?

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IBD & Pregnancy: Important Facts

Dr. Constance A. Pietrzak discusses the risks and essential information IBD patients should know before starting a family.