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7 Key Questions to Ask Your Oncologist

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What have you wondered about, but were afraid to ask your oncologist? What might you just not think to ask? Get an oncologist’s advice about what questions you should ask your doctor before cancer treatment begins.

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How Yoga Can Help Breast Cancer Patients With Radiation

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A new study finds that yoga improves quality of life and lessens fatigue for breast cancer patients who are undergoing radiation therapy.

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Radiation That Cures Your Cancer Can Cause Collateral Damage (Video)

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Radiation therapy for head and neck cancers improves outcomes and even saves lives. However, the treatment also can have an unwanted side effect: Damage to blood vessels in the neck. Watch as one of our vascular surgeons explains.

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Who Is On Your Cancer Support Team?

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Learning that you have cancer can make you feel terribly isolated. But you are not alone. Think about the many people who surround you and want to help support you through your treatment into survivorship. Who is on your team?

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Newly Discovered Protein Inhibits Cancer Growth

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Cleveland Clinic researchers have discovered a protein that inhibits the growth of cancerous tumors and slows development of new blood vessels that help cancers to spread.

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Father Enlists Superhero in Fight Against Cancer

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When an Ohio father started cancer treatment, he came up with a unique way to explain his therapy to his three young children in terms they could understand: He enlisted Captain America.

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Do Your Genes Increase Your Risk of Getting Cancer Twice?

Tags: breast cancer, cancer, endometrial cancer, genetics, PTEN gene, research, thyroid cancer

According to a new study, people with a certain genetic mutation have a higher chance of developing cancer not once, but twice. Find out what the research means for patients.

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Should You Go on Vacation When Being Treated for Cancer?

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If you’re a cancer patient, taking a vacation might be exactly what you need. A vacation trip can provide a welcome respite from treatment sessions and visits to the doctor.

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Drug Can Help You Avoid Infertility from Chemotherapy

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A new study shows that a hormone-blocking drug taken during chemotherapy can help young female breast cancer patients avoid ovary damage caused by chemotherapy and go on to have children later.

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Can Ultraviolet Nail Salon Lamps Give You Skin Cancer?

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We all know the dangers of tanning beds, and how they can increase your risk for skin cancer. A new study examines whether it's equally ill-advised to park your perfectly polished fingertips under the ultraviolet lamp at the nail salon.