UNC Health Care

Category: Cancer

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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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August 1, 2018

Life After Cancer: The ‘New Normal’

Survivors may encounter new challenges once treatment is over.

Cancer

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May 23, 2018

How to Fight Cancer Without Going Broke

You shouldn't have to think about money, but financial concerns are a reality of treatment. Here are some tips that might help.

Cancer, Health Care Costs

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