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Where Breast Cancer Patients Get the Best Care

When it comes to getting the best treatment for breast cancer, accreditation matters. Here's how to evaluate a hospital when you're seeking treatment for breast cancer.

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New Guidelines Advise Younger Age For First Colorectal Cancer Screening

Since 1994, colorectal cancer has increased 51 percent among those under age 50. Learn when you should start thinking about a colorectal cancer screening.

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How a Cardiologist Can Aid Your Cancer Treatment

Cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation carry some cardiac risk, either immediately or later on.

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Lung Cancer Screening May Extend Life Expectancy

A simple screening called low-dose computed tomography can detect lung cancer early, when it is small and very treatable. LDCT can reduce the risk of dying in heavy smokers and former smokers who quit within the last 15 years.

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What It Means For Your Health If You Have Dense Breasts

Did your last mammogram report say you have dense breasts? You may require additional screening tests to detect breast cancer. Talk to your doctor.

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This Breast Cancer Treatment Minimizes Risk to Your Heart

Proton therapy is among the remarkable advances in the treatment of breast cancer, especially for those with tumors in the left breast. Proton therapy is a type of highly focused radiation treatment that can help avoid or lessen damage to the heart.

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How You Can Harness Your Body’s Immune System to Fight Cancer

With recent advancements in the field of immunotherapy, doctors now can offer some patients new hope in their cancer treatment. Learn more about CAR T-cell therapy.

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How Breast Density Can Increase Your Cancer Risk

Getting an annual mammogram is every woman's best defense against breast cancer. A mammogram is the only medical imaging test proven to reduce breast cancer deaths. But when should you start getting a mammogram?

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