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Breast Cancer Nutrition Tips

Breast Cancer Nutrition Tips: How to Eat Well During Treatment

If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, your diet may be the last thing on your mind right now. But it’s very important to focus on this aspect of your health.

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Diagnosed with Cancer

I’ve Been Diagnosed with Cancer, What Questions Should I Ask My Doctors?

By Joanne Assarsson, LICSW, Leonard Ellentuck, LICSW and Cheryl Hughes, LICSW.

At every stage in your journey with cancer, you are likely to have uncertainties or worries. Your doctor can help to allay some of these fears and let you know the impact that cancer treatment may have
on your life.

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Breast Cancer Survivor

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor, How Can I Reduce My Risk of Future Cancers?

When you’ve been through breast cancer and have weathered the storm of diagnosis and treatment, it’s normal to want nothing more than to climb back ashore and reclaim your former life.

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Early Detection, Robotic Surgery Help Cancer Patient Avoid Radiation

By MedStar Georgetown Cancer Network

As a loving husband and devoted father, Earl always took his physical health seriously. He never smoked, scheduled annual physicals and went to the dentist regularly. He was doing everything he could to ensure that he would always be there for his family.

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Why Doctors Are Rethinking Early-Stage Breast Cancer Treatment

Symptoms may not present in a dramatic or noticeable way, so women diagnosed with early-stage cancer are understandably shocked and unprepared as they begin their cancer journey.

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Anesthesia Alternatives for Cathy

How One Cancer Patient Found Alternatives to Traditional Anesthesia

By MedStar Georgetown Cancer Network

When Cathy was diagnosed with breast cancer in December 2015, the thought of having to take narcotics again was one of her primary concerns.

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How Do I Tell My Children About My Cancer Diagnosis?

How Do I Tell My Children About My Cancer Diagnosis?

By Joanne Assarsson, LICSW; Leonard Ellentuck, LICSW; and Cheryl Hughes, LICSW

One of the first thoughts many patients have after learning receive a cancer diagnosis is, “How do I tell my children?”

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National Mammography Day

National Mammography Day: Why Mammograms Matter

For many women, the fear of breast cancer is very real, due to certain risk factors - for example, a family history of breast cancers, being a member of a high-risk group or even aging.

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CyberKnife® Treatment Option Brings New Hope for Prostate Cancer Patients

CyberKnife® Treatment Option Brings New Hope for Prostate Cancer Patients

One of the most promising nonsurgical treatments emerging as a new option for prostate cancer patients with no bone or lymph node metastases is called CyberKnife®.

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Breast Cancer Symptoms

Beyond the Lump: Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

Because not all women get regular mammograms, and because mammograms aren't infallible, women need to know the common signs of cancer and be willing to advocate for their own treatment.

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