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Lung Cancer Screening May Extend Life Expectancy

Lung cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the United States and the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. At University Hospitals, we believe we could change these statistics if more at-risk people would take...

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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.

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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When Is It Time for Your First Mammogram?

There are a lot of opinions about when and how often to get a mammogram, but when it comes to increasing your chance of survival with breast cancer, the earlier you screen for it, the better,

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How New Technology Can Reduce Anxiety for Breast Cancer Patients

A new procedure for women who are scheduled to undergo breast surgery to treat their cancer change the way the tumor is located and marked before surgery.

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6 Biggest Myths About Cancer -- And Why They Are Wrong

It's hard not to jump to conclusions when you learn you have cancer. But all cancers -- and their treatments -- are not the same and they don't affect everyone the same way.

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