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Category: Cancer

Doctors gathered around a conference table to discuss complex cancer/tumor cases.

December 18, 2017

‘Tumor Boards’ Bring Many Experts to One Patient

Physicians meet at cancer conferences to strategize the best care for complex cancer cases.

Cancer, Oncology, Patient Care

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Tablet screen depicting technology associated with cancer clinical trials.

December 11, 2017

Cancer Clinical Trials Don’t Have to Be a Last Resort

Is there one for my type of cancer? Does insurance cover them? We answer these questions, and more.

Cancer, Clinical Trials

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Graphic of stick person looking down a path to different treatment options.

December 11, 2017

Expert Help for Patients at Risk of Kidney Cancer

UNC’s von Hippel-Lindau Comprehensive Clinical Care Center treats familial syndromes with predispositions of kidney cancer.

Cancer, Physicians

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Image of cell view of skin cells

November 20, 2017

How Mohs Surgery Is Changing the Way Skin Cancer Is Treated

This specialized technique can be performed in a doctor’s office rather than an operating room

Cancer, Dermatology, Skin Health

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Image of a patient and doctor having a conversation.

October 18, 2017

Should I Get Tested for the Cancer Gene?

Hereditary risks can be tested, giving you information and power to protect yourself—if you decide you want to know

Cancer, Genetics

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Picture of Man

October 16, 2017

4 Things to Know About Breast Cancer in Men

While it’s rare, men get breast cancer too. Finding it early can be hard, which often causes it to spread faster in men than in women.

Breast Cancer, Cancer

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