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Category: Cancer

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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 Health

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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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October 15, 2018

Preserving Fertility for Women Undergoing Cancer Treatment

Learn how cancer affects your fertility and what you can do to preserve it.

Cancer, Fertility

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October 1, 2018

What Doctors Know About Reducing Breast Cancer Risk

Women can’t control whether they get breast cancer in many cases, but there are steps to take that can improve the odds of avoiding this common disease.

Breast Cancer

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September 5, 2018

Can You Really Poop in a Box to Prevent Colon Cancer?

Here’s what you need to know about the at-home colon cancer detection test Cologuard.

Colon Cancer, Colon Health

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September 3, 2018

American Cancer Society Updates Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines

If you’re 45 and thought you had a few more years before needing to schedule a colonoscopy, think again.

Colon Cancer, Colon Health

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