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Soy and Breast Cancer

I Have Breast Cancer, Can I Eat Soy?

If you search the internet using the keyword phrase “soy and,” you will find that the number one auto-complete is “breast cancer.” But why?

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Emerging Treatments and Therapies for Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer Treatments and Emerging Therapies

When men are diagnosed with prostate cancer, their first question is usually, “Can it be cured?” Often, their second question is, “What are my treatment options?”

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Working with Cancer

I’ve Been Diagnosed with Cancer: Should I Continue to Work During Treatment?

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

Whether or not to continue employment while undergoing treatment for cancer is a difficult question. The answer needs to include consideration of your unique situation and needs.

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Immunotherapy and Thymic Carcinoma

Immunotherapy Gave Hope for One Thymic Carcinoma Patient

By MedStar Georgetown Cancer Network

It started as a nagging thought, back in November 2012. I just didn’t feel like my usual self, but I couldn’t define why, precisely. Little things crept into the cracks of my well-being and seemed to erode my vitality.

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Benefits of Robotic Prostate Surgery

Benefits of Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgery

When surgery becomes the best option for removing prostate tumors, the next question typically is whether robotic prostate cancer surgery is an option, what the risks are and how long the recovery takes.

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Debbie Otani - Nurse Navigator

My Life as a Nurse Navigator

Before becoming a nurse navigator, I was a patient myself forging my own personal journey Read More »

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How to Choose a Prostate Cancer Surgeon

How to Choose the Right Prostate Surgeon

If you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, surgery might be the best treatment for you. But, before you undergo an operation, you need to feel confident that you are using a surgeon you can trust.

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Nurse Navigators

Nurse Navigators Play a Critical Role in Cancer Care

By The MedStar Georgetown Cancer Network Multidisciplinary Team

At MedStar Georgetown Cancer Network, nurse navigators are the healthcare providers who help with those questions and support patients at every step of their cancer journey.

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Neck Cancer Symptoms

How a Second Opinion Gave One Neck Cancer Patient a Second Chance

By The MedStar Georgetown Cancer Network Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Team

Prior to his diagnosis, Steve L. was a man who lived life to the fullest. That all changed, however, on March 7, 2014, when he noticed a lump in his neck.

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Head and Neck Cancer

Planning to Preserve Function and Appearance After Surgery for Head or Neck Cancer

Functionality isn't the only concern many head and neck cancer patients have. When treatments occur near the face, patients can be concerned about how they will look following surgeries.

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