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Category: Cancer

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September 4, 2019

Active Surveillance: When Your Doctor Wants to Monitor, Not Immedia...

Active Surveillance: When Your Doctor Wants to Monitor, Not Immediately Treat, Your Cancer

Cancer, Oncology

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A photograph of the dignicap, used to prevent chemotherapy-induced hair loss.

July 18, 2019

Preventing Hair Loss During Chemotherapy

Technology allows cancer patients to keep their hair while undergoing chemotherapy.

Cancer, Health

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June 26, 2019

Cancer Treatment: We’ve Come a Long Way and the Future is Hopeful

Survival rates have drastically improved in recent decades, and physician-researchers are working toward more personalized treatments.

Cancer, Health, Research

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June 5, 2019

How Doctors Evaluate Lumps in the Neck for Thyroid Cancer  

Most thyroid nodules don’t cause any symptoms or need treatment, but some can be malignant and require surgery.

Cancer, Endocrinology, Health, Thyroid

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April 17, 2019

Should You Be Screened for Lung Cancer?

Find out how lung cancer screenings can save lives and who should get them.

Cancer, Lung Disease

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March 6, 2019

Understanding the Decline in the Cancer Death Rate in the U.S.

The N.C. Cancer Hospital physician-in-chief provides context on a recent report.

Cancer

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