Cancer Care

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What are the Best Surgery Options for Your Pancreatic Condition?

Tags: acute pancreatitis, cancer, pancreas, pancreas transplant, pancreatic cancer, pancreatic disease, pancreatic transplant, Whipple procedure

The Whipple surgical procedure can provide an effective treatment for both cancerous and benign conditions in the front portion of the pancreas.


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What a New Double Mastectomy Study Means for Patients

Tags: bilateral mastectomy, breast cancer, double mastectomy, lumpectomy

New research confirms that a bilateral mastectomy won’t necessarily improve your long-term survival. What is the best option for treating breast cancer?


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Fusion Guided Biopsy: A Smarter Way to Look for Prostate Cancer

Tags: biopsy, cancer, MRI, prostate, prostate cancer, prostate cancer screening, PSA, PSA screening, study, ultrasound

Finding prostate tumors that need to be treated versus those that aren’t dangerous isn’t easy. A new technology called fusion guided biopsy combines MRI and ultrasound. The result: a better screening tool.


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What You Should Know About PALB2 and Breast Cancer Risk

Tags: BRCA, breast cancer, genetic counseling, genetics

When a genetic mutation makes headlines, the first thing patients ask is, “Should I be tested for it?”


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3 Things You Can Do to Lower Your Prostate Cancer Risk

Tags: cancer, prostate cancer

When it comes to prostate cancer, certain risk factors can be changed while others can’t, Find out what you need to know, including three ways to lower your risk.


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Complementary Therapy Helps Cancer Patient’s Mind, Body

Tags: cancer, cancer treatment, exercise, yoga

Most cancer patients leave their medical treatment plan in the trusted hands of their oncologist, but complementary therapies allow patients to play an active role in regaining control of their own health and wellness.


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New Research: E-Cigs Safer Alternative to Regular Cigarettes

Tags: cancer, cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, lung cancer, quit smoking, smoking, smoking cessation, stop smoking

The popularity of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) has outpaced available scientific data. Now, a new analysis supports e-cigs as a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes.


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Healthy Vitamin D Levels May Help You Fight Cancer

Tags: cancer, cancer treatment, health screenings, vitamin D, vitamin d deficiency, vitamins and supplements

A new study finds that patients with healthy vitamin D levels diagnosed with breast cancer, colon cancer or lymphoma may have higher survival rates and longer remission periods.


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Salt Debate, Techy Moms and Other News of the Week

Tags: colon cancer, growing pains of parenting, lung transplant, news, salt, vitamin D, vitamins and supplements

Here is this week’s round-up of stories from around the Web featuring Cleveland Clinic experts that we know you won’t want to miss.


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Men: Are You at Risk for Prostate Health Issues?

Tags: prostate, prostate cancer, prostate cancer screening, prostate gland, prostate screening

Men often are reluctant to see a doctor when they notice a change in their bathroom habits. But It's important for men to see a urologist and deal with prostate and other urologic issues sooner than later.